|An agreement between CIRA and NASA for testing in icing tunnels||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/accordo-tra-cira-e-nasa-per-sperimentazione-in-ghiaccio/An agreement between CIRA and NASA for testing in icing tunnels||An agreement between CIRA and NASA for testing in icing tunnels||CIRA and NASA have now signed a collaboration agreement for testing in icing tunnels. The aim is to harmonise the methods for measurement and analysis of the clouds generated in icing tunnels for the study and certification of ice protection systems, in particular under severe conditions like those prescribed by the latest certification standards.|
|The T-WING consortium is awarded the Leonardo Helicopters new Tiltrotor wing development project||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/t-wing-consortium/The T-WING consortium is awarded the Leonardo Helicopters new Tiltrotor wing development project||The T-WING consortium is awarded the Leonardo Helicopters new Tiltrotor wing development project||The T-WING consortium, coordinated by CIRA and consisting of important representatives of the Italian aeronautical sector, was the winner of the competition for the development and realisation of the wing of the new Tiltrotor aircraft being developed by Leonardo Helicopters within the scope of the Clean Sky 2 Fast Rotorcraft.|
|Completed at CIRA the testing of the black box of the future space launchers||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/demise-observation-capsule-testing-campaign/Completed at CIRA the testing of the black box of the future space launchers||Completed at CIRA the testing of the black box of the future space launchers||In our Space Qualification Laboratory has just been completed the Demise Observation Capsule testing campaign. It is a "black box" that will be installed on board of the future European Launchers, to acquire images and data useful for studying the trajectories of the various components during their return to the earth.|
|Second test campaign successfully performed for AFRL||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/seconda-campagna-di-prove-in-ghibli-per-afrl/Second test campaign successfully performed for AFRL||Second test campaign successfully performed for AFRL||A test campaign was successfully performed in the hypersonic facility Ghibli in the framework of the collaboration between CIRA and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), devoted to research and development of UHTC (Ultra-high-temperature ceramics) coatings on ceramic matrix composite materials (CMC).|
|Successful tests for DLR in the hypersonic facility GHIBLI||https://www.cira.it/en/communication/news/test-in-ghibli-for-dlr/Successful tests for DLR in the hypersonic facility GHIBLI||Successful tests for DLR in the hypersonic facility GHIBLI||A test campaign was successfully performed in the hypersonic facility GHIBLI for the German Aerospace Center DLR in the framework of the European funded LIGHT-TPS project.
The tests concerned Ultra-High Temperature Ceramics coatings for super light-weight Thermal Protection Systems of space re-entry vehicles.|