The test rocket ILR-33 “Amber” indicates that Poland has the human resources and technological facilities, in addition to working on the construction of satellites or participation in research projects for the ESA, to also take part in advanced work related to rocket technologies.
After the completion of the design, construction and modernization of the combat trainer aircraft I-22 Iryda, the Institute of Aviation redefined its program of activities. This was given the name “Light Aircraft and Security Program”.Within this framework, the lightweight four-seater composite aircraft of the new generation I-23 Manager was created.
On May 24, 2018 representatives of the Institute of Aviation and leading aviation and armaments companies will officially sign a letter of intent under the patronage of the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education expressing their will to cooperate in the construction of the next-generation multipurpose turboprop aircraft ILX-34.
Andrzej Abłamowicz was called the Polish pilot “number one” on account of his experience acquired over 14 000 flights made between 1950 -1984 and performance of the first test flights aircraft such as the TS-8 Bies and TS-11 Iskra. He was the living history of Polish aviation after World War II. The memories of this extraordinary character, so entwined in the history of Polish aviation, were written by Tadeusz Kurcyk. (more…)
The Institute of Aviation has joined the official celebration of the 100th anniversary of Polish aviation under the motto “100 years of cooperation between science and industry”. The aim of the information campaign is to show the contribution of the Institute of Aviation in the development of aviation industry in Poland from the pre-war years to the present.