Membership in IFAR is open to national aviation research organisations, including universities active in aviation research, which are non-profit and which are owned or mainly funded by public governments and which are charged by the country or countries in which they are located to conduct such research activities on their behalf. One organisation per country is accepted for membership.


Country Institution URL
Australia CSIRO Autonomous Systems Laboratory CSIRO ICT Centre, Brisbane, Queensland
Austria TU Vienna Vienna University of Technology
Belgium VKI Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics
Brazil IAE Institute of Aeronautics and Space
Canada NRC National Research Council Canada, NRC
China CAE Chinese Aeronautical Establishment
Czech Republic VZLU Czech Aerospace Research Centre
Finland VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
France ONERA French Aerospace Lab
Germany DLR German Aerospace Centre
Hungary BME Budapest University of Technology and Economics
India CSIR-NAL CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories
Italy CIRA Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali
Japan JAXA Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Korea KARI Korea Aerospace Research Institute
Netherlands NLR National Aerospace Laboratory of the Netherlands
Poland ILOT Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation 
Portugal CEIIA Centre for Innovation and Creative Engineering
Romania INCAS National Institute for Aerospace Research
Russia  TsAGI Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute of Russia
South Africa CSIR Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Spain INTA National Institute of Aerospace Technology of Spain
Sweden FOI Swedish Defense Research Agency
Turkey METU Middle East Technical University, Aerospace engineering
United Kingdom ATI Aerospace Technology Institute
USA NASA U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration


12th IFAR Summit 2021 Warsaw

Start-Date: 2021-10-18
End-Date: 2021-10-21
Location: Warsaw, Poland

The 12th IFAR Summit 2021 will be hosted by the Lukasiewicz Institute of Aviation (ILOT), Warsaw, which is celebrating its 95th anniversary this year and is to take place from 18th to 21st October 2021. The chosen summit theme will be Sustainable Aviation.

11th IFAR Summit 2020, Canada, Part Two

Start-Date: 2021-03-23
End-Date: 2021-03-25
Location: Online-event

In Part Two of the 11th IFAR Summit 2020 its host, the National Research of Canada, (NRC), Ottawa and its Chair, the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI), Moscow drew the focus of the overall summit theme “Enabling the Future – Certfication and Regulation” onto industry and researchers.

11th IFAR Summit 2020, Canada, Part One

The first part of the 11th IFAR Summit 2020 was held as a virtual conference for the first time ever on the 3rd and 5th of November 2020, hosted by the National Research Council Canada (NRC) and chaired by the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute in Moscow (TsAGI).

MAKS - Int. Aviation and Space Salon

Start-Date: 2021-07-20
End-Date: 2021-07-25
Location: Zhukovsky / Moscow, Russia

11th Int. EASN Conference

Start-Date: 2021-09-01
End-Date: 2021-09-04
Location: Salerno, Italy

ICAS Congress 2021

Start-Date: 2021-09-06
End-Date: 2021-09-10
Location: Shanghai, China

13th China Int. Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition (Airshow China)

Start-Date: 2021-09-28
End-Date: 2021-10-03
Location: Zhuhai, China

ITS World Congress 2021

Start-Date: 2021-10-11
End-Date: 2021-10-15
Location: Hamburg, Germany

World ATM Congress

Start-Date: 2021-10-26
End-Date: 2021-10-28
Location: Madrid, Spain

European Rotors

Start-Date: 2021-11-16
End-Date: 2021-11-18
Location: Cologne, Germany
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