Newsletter 2024 | Issue #1

Delve into the cutting-edge advancements of the European Aviation & Space community.

EASN news

Welcome to the 14th EASN International Conference by the conference chairpersons

Join us at the 14th EASN International Conference, hosted by the EASN Association and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, from October 8th to 11th, 2024, in the vibrant city of Thessaloniki, Greece, at the iconic Concert Hall.

EASN BoD Position Paper on the significance of ACARE

The challenging objective of the European Green Deal to achieve climate neutrality by 2050 requires a coordinated involvement and cooperation of all stakeholders in the air transport system. The Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE) contributes to this objective by assembling all these stakeholders, providing an open forum for discussion and developing a common vision for aviation, such as the recently published “Fly the Green Deal – Europe’s Vision for Sustainable Aviation”.

EASN Research Webinars start on 8th of March 2024

One of the permanent objectives of the EASN Association is the dissemination of knowledge and technological innovation, such as for example project results achieved in the context of funded aerospace research. To further support this objective, a new dissemination tool will be soon introduced, entitled “EASN Research Webinars”. 

Interview of Prof. Michael Weigand on “Geared Turbofan”

Read the interview of Dr. Michael Weigand, Professor at the Technical University University of Vienna, Austria, and Head of the Research Unit of Machine Elements and Transmissions for Aviation, explaining the concept of the Geared Turbofan and the benefits of such a technology.

EASN - New visual identity

The European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) has recently unveiled its brand new visual identity, marking a significant chapter in the association's journey towards promoting aeronautics research and innovation in Europe. The refreshed look captures the dynamic and forward-thinking nature of EASN, reflecting its commitment to fostering collaboration and excellence in the field.


Coordination & support actions

Other news

FLHYSAFE EU project: Development of a converter integrated with a fuel cell PEMFC stack

A converter integrated with a fuel cell PEMFC stack has been developed within the European project FLHYSAFE to provide emergency power for aircraft. The converter has a maximum input current of 175 A and use the same cooling circuit as the fuel cell. Tests conducted showed the converter achieved an efficiency of 96-97% over a wide output power range (7.5 kW to 30 kW). The DC/DC converter and the stack have been designed to be compact and modular

International Space University (ISU)

The International Space University (ISU), founded in 1987 in Massachusetts and now headquartered in Strasbourg, France, is the world’s premier international space education institution. ISU has graduates - 5,600 from over 100 countries - working in various capacities throughout the space sector and is supported by major space agencies and aerospace organizations from around the world.