The Institute of Aviation in Warsaw takes part in the project Endless Runway. The Endless Runway concept can generate a breakthrough in sustainable airport capacity by avoiding the physical constraints of conventional runways through shifting the lift-off and touchdown points of individual aircraft. The main feature of the circular runway is that it will become possible to let an aircraft operate always at landing and take-off with headwind. Because of this, The Endless Runway becomes independent of the wind direction.

The participants of the project are:

National Lucht- en Ruimtevaartlaboratorium (NLR) – Netherlands (project coordinator)

Institute of Aviation – Poland

Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR) – Germany

Office National d’Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales (ONERA) – France

Instituto National de Tecnica Aeroespacial (INTA) – Spain.

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