VZLU became a member of IFAR (International Forum for Aviation Research)

On the occasion of the Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2012 in Nagoya this year´s and 3rd “IFAR Summit 2012” was held in Nagoya, Japan, at the Yagoto Koushoji Temple on 13 and 14 October 2012. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA, invited and hosted the high level representatives of 17 IFAR organisations. Technical Director Viktor Kucera from VZLU was also attended. The IFAR Members intensified the discussions on the common IFAR focus areas regarding:

  • Technologies and operational procedures to improve efficiency of air transport and to decrease the environmental impact of the aviation system;
  • Technologies and operational procedures to reduce aircraft noise;
  • The use of alternative aviation fuels.


More details can be read in the document "Declaration Summit 2012".