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  • TsAGI presents new method of calibrating strain gauges

    30 May 2012

    TsAGI presents new method of calibrating strain gauges
    Specialists from TsAGI’s department for aerodynamics and measuring technology presented a new method for calibrating integrated strain gauges at the VIII International Balance Symposium, which took place in Lucerne, Switzerland in May, 2012
  • TsAGI proposal for ESWIRP project approved

    22 May 2012

    TsAGI proposal for ESWIRP project approved
    A joint proposal by scientists from TsAGI and the Institute of Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics at the University of Stuttgart (USTUTT, Germany) on the formulation and conducting of experimental research in the ETW cryogenic tunnel has been approved by the tender committee of the European Commission’s 7th Framework Program.
  • Commentary from TsAGI specialists on tests carried out on the SSJ-100 at TsAGI

    16 May 2012

    Commentary from TsAGI specialists on tests carried out on the SSJ-100 at TsAGI
    The aerodynamics of the airplane underwent thorough testing at TsAGI using modern computational methods and multiple experimental tests in TsAGI’s Т-102, Т-104, Т-105, Т-106 and Т-128 wind tunnels.
  • SADE research continues

    23 April 2012

    SADE research continues
    TsAGI is continuing to work as part of the international SADE project (SmArt High Lift DEvices for Next Generation Wing) as part of the European Commission’s 7th Framework Program. The aim of the project is to research “smart” elements for mechanizing the next generation of wings, in order to increase aerodynamic qualities and fuel efficiency, and reduce noise and harmful emissions in all flight modes — particularly take-off and landing.
  • Express-MD2 tested in TsAGI acoustic chamber

    4 April 2012

    Express-MD2 tested in TsAGI acoustic chamber
    Testing of the Express-MD2 satellite, created by the Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center, was completed in the RK-1500 acoustic chamber at the TsAGI strength complex at the end of March.
  • Fourth meeting held on ORINOCO project

    4 April 2012

    Fourth meeting held on ORINOCO project
    The latest meeting of partners in the ORINOCO project, to discuss work carried out over the past eighteen months, was held on March 20-23, 2012 in the French city of Poitiers.
  • TsAGI at India Aviation 2012

    2 April 2012

    TsAGI at India Aviation 2012
    TsAGI specialists took part in the 3rd international India Aviation 2012 exhibition and conference, dealing with the development of civil aviation. The event was held in the Indian city of Hyderabad on March 14-18, 2012.
  • Transport-2011: Making the aircraft of the future!

    14 March 2012

    Transport-2011: Making the aircraft of the future!
    TsAGI specialists have started a range of new work to further technological advances for a new generation of supersonic passenger and business aircraft. These airplanes will be able to cruise at supersonic speeds over populated areas. This research is being carried out in cooperation with a number of organizations:
  • TsAGI Executive Director Sergey Chernyshev awarded French Order of Merit

    14 February 2012

    TsAGI Executive Director Sergey Chernyshev awarded French Order of Merit
    TsAGI Executive Director Sergey Chernyshev has been awarded the rank of Knight of the National Order of Merit of the French Republic. The award ceremony was held on January 31, 2012, in the French aerospace centre ONERA in Meudon, and was timed to coincide with the 10th TsAGI-ONERA scientific seminar.
  • Periodic testing of SSJ 100 units completed

    10 February 2012

    Periodic testing of SSJ 100 units completed
    Specialists from the TsAGI strength complex have completed a cycle of periodic tests on control units of the SSJ 100 — altitude and directional controls, made from composite materials.