90 Years of the Institute of Aviation Seen Through a Lens

Archival photographs from the first years of operation, post-war transformations and developments in the new millennium – discover the history of the Institute of Aviation thanks to a specially selected set of photographs presenting famous planes and the work of Polish engineers. Join us for a sentimental journey back in time!

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The A. G. Mokrzycki Medal

The Scientific Council of the Institute of Aviation established the Gustaw Andrzej Mokrzycki Medal. The Medal is an honours award of the Institute of Aviation for:

  • Scientific advances and development, with special reference to aviation and space technologies;
  • Outstanding achievements in scientific research; and
  • Special achievements in the field of the popularisation of science and technology.

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PLL LOT In-flight Calendars

100,000 calendars for 100,000 passengers travelling with LOT Polish Airlines is a joint campaign prepared in association with the 90th Anniversary of the Institute of Aviation celebrations. All LOT passengers checking in at the Warsaw Chopin Airport in January and February 2016 will receive a 14-page calendar with illustrations from Poland, France, Argentina, Belgium, Iran, Lithuania, Hungary, Australia and USA. This free gift is available while stocks last.

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Write a Reminiscence

A book, created as a joint effort by former and present employees of the Institute, presenting the persons that were involved in the Institute will also be published within the anniversary celebrations. Contribute to this worthy project by writing a short story, reminiscence, or narrative about a person of your choice.

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Sketches Made Before Take-Off

A unique album of drawings made by a young pilot, Jan Sęk, in 1938-1943 that have never previously been displayed is an exceptional souvenir linked with the history of Polish aviation. “Sketches Made Before Take Off” is a selection of over eighty drawings of Polish and foreign aircraft, which the author captures just before take-off or during combat flights. The meticulously prepared publication will appear in February 2016, published by the Scientific Publishing Houses of the Institute of Aviation.

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