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Archive for 2019

  • TsAGI studies lightweight convertible aircraft with modified empennage

    5 February 2019

    TsAGI studies lightweight convertible aircraft with modified empennage

    Specialists of the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) tested a model of a lightweight convertible aircraft with modified empennage. The experiments were conducted in TsAGI’s low-speed wind tunnel.

  • TsAGI centenary in history: Balaklava wind-power station

    1 February 2019

    TsAGI centenary in history: Balaklava wind-power station

    Keen travelers are certainly familiar with the local unique trolley bus system in the southern coast of the Crimea. One can find it enjoyable to go by this inexpensive and eco-friendly vehicle and see from the window mountain scenes.

  • TsAGI completes the VRT500 next stage testing

    31 January 2019

    TsAGI completes the VRT500 next stage testing

    Specialists of the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) together with the Design bureau “VR-Technologies” of the Russian Helicopters (State Corporation Rostec) conducted the second stage testing of the VRT500 rotor, (the VRT 500 is the light multi-purpose helicopter with coaxial rotors).

  • TsAGI centenary in the history: the Yakovlev Yak-1

    28 January 2019

    TsAGI centenary in the history: the Yakovlev Yak-1

    The World War II Soviet fighter aircraft Yak-1 took its first flight in January 13, 1940. Military pilots loved this aircraft, because it was simple to operate and easy to maintain.

  • TsAGI continues to develop the “Elephant” aircraft

    25 January 2019

    TsAGI continues to develop the “Elephant” aircraft

    Specialists of the The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) continue to develop a prospective heavy transport aircraft “Elephant”.

  • TsAGI Reference Guidebook, which has no domestic analogues

    21 January 2019

    TsAGI Reference Guidebook, which has no domestic analogues

    The moments of aerodynamic forces play a major role at aircraft controllability. They have an effect on the controller relatively their axis of rotation. Such moments are called hinge moments.