TsAGI signed the Agreement of Cooperation with the Italian Aerospace Research Centre
24 April 2019
The purpose of the visit was to strengthen strategic long-term cooperation in the field of aerospace research and development. The TsAGI delegation took part in a meeting with the CIRA Director General. During the negotiations, the partners highlighted the results of their research activities and discussed the prospects for further cooperation. At the meeting, the parties signed the Agreement of Cooperation between TsAGI and CIRA on promising areas of research, including airworthiness research (crashworthiness), hybrid aircraft designs, flow control technologies, standardization, aeroacoustics, and the creation of electrical / hybrid aircraft.
In addition, the representatives of TsAGI visited the research laboratories and facilities of the Italian Aerospace Research Center.
TsAGI and CIRA have long-standing and close scientific links in the field of aeronautics. Hence, the research organizations took part in more than 14 joint projects of the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation.
The Italian Aerospace Research Center CIRA was established in 1984 to conduct research in the field of aeronautics and space. Some of top activities of the organization are the study of aircraft and spacecraft (flying vehicles), including UAV and high-speed machines, the development of innovative aircraft systems to reduce damage to the environment, increasing flight safety, enhanced efficiency of air traffic control and development of technologies for future space transportation.