Successful Open House Day 2024

Successful Open House Day 2024

On 04.05.2024, university reutlingen opened its doors for an exciting glimpse into the world of aviation. With bright sunshine and an atmosphere filled with curiosity, students proudly presented the IP Plane.  Visitors had the opportunity to witness firsthand as students showcased their expertise for aviation. From the planning phase to the execution phase, interested visitors […]

Thired Milestone SoSe23

Thired Milestone SoSe23

The IP-Plane Project Reaches New Heights in Summer 2023 Ladies and gentlemen, we have arrived at our destination! The IP-Plane project stands as a shining example of determination and teamwork. The students of the International Project Engineering study program have been hard at work, striving to complete their ambitious goal of building a Pitts Model […]

LBA inspection 24.05.2023

LBA inspection 24.05.2023

On May 24th, we received a visit from the examiner, Mr. Poeschel. Since our Pitts model is intended to take flight upon completion of the project, quality and safety are of the utmost importance. Therefore, we have regular inspections in which the Federal Aviation Office is updated (LBA) on the current status of the aircraft […]

Project Start for the Summer Semester 2023

Project Start for the Summer Semester 2023

As part of the „Integrative Project“ course, the International Project Engineering program provides students with the opportunity to participate in the IP Plane project during their 6th semester. Over the course of the semester, a team of 22 students from six departments, including the Project Office, Marketing Team, and four construction teams, continues working on […]

Third milestone

Third milestone

On 18/01/2022, the IP Plane team of the winter semester 22/23 reached the third milestone. At the M3 presentation, all team supervisors presented their team’s work to the project sponsors Jochen Brune and Markus Wachter. According to their feedback, the team overall has made good progress. With the presentation completed, this semester’s work is officially […]

Team Event Winter Semester 2022/2023

Team Event Winter Semester 2022/2023

On a sunny November weekend, the IP Plane Team had its team event of the semester. We took advantage of the excellent weather conditions and flew with sailplanes as guests of the flying club Akaflieg Tübingen at the Übersberg airfield. Every team member had the opportunity to gain their first flying experience and enjoy a […]

Insight into the work

Insight into the work

The construction phase has come to an end. Here is an insight into the work of the wing team: The main task of the wing team was drilling the drag wire holes. As a model, preparations were made, such as preliminary drawings and adjustments to the drilling jig. Next, the holes were pre-drilled to ensure […]

Third Milestone (M3)

Third Milestone (M3)

On 29/6/2022, the IP Plane team of the summer semester 2022 had their third milestone. At the M3 an overall review of the project was given. The Project Office, Marketing Team, and all three Construction Teams presented the total project progress and goals achieved to the project sponsors Jochen Brune and Markus Wachter. FuselageThe Fuselage […]

Team Event Summer Semester 2022

Team Event Summer Semester 2022

For the first time in the IP Plane project a team organised an event on an airfield. Each team member had the opportunity to enjoy a ten-minute flight at the Rossfeld airfield and gain their first flying experience. Each team member could fly one of the three airplane models: Scheibe SF-25c Ikarus C42c Zlin Savage […]