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 […]

Second Milestone (M2)

Second Milestone (M2)

This Wednesday the team reached their second milestone (M2) and additionally in the morning two reporters came to visit the team. In the M2 presentation each team gave an update on their current status. The sponsors were therefore informed how the project is doing after the completion of the execution & controlling phase. The Project […]

Project Start  for Summer Semester 2022

Project Start for Summer Semester 2022

The study program International Project Engineering offers the possibility to be a part of the IP Plane project in the 6th semester. The IP Plane project is part of a course named “Integrative Project”. During the duration of the semester a team of students continue to work on the plane of the last semester by […]

Start of work on engine

Start of work on engine

The Engine Team concludes the presentation of the whole IP Plane Team this semester. WIth high precision and high effort, they worked on the engine for our stunt aircraft. They were the first-ever team for this aircraft to unpack the engine and work on it. First things first, all the parts related to the engine […]

Work process – Fuselage Team

Work process – Fuselage Team

The Fuselage Team of this semester’s IP Plane Team also made progress over the last few weeks. They started by drilling the holes in the sheet metal and attached the Nut Plates to properly connect the sheet metal to the frame. For the pilot’s well-being in the canopy, it was necessary to refit it to […]

Start of lower wing assembly

Start of lower wing assembly

This semester’s Wing Team is already deep within the construction of the lower wing pair. After the Helling, the workbench for wing assembly, was set up, the team could fix the spars on it and work on both lower wings (left and right) simultaneously. One of the first tasks our Wing Team was occupied with […]

Project start for winter semester 2021/2022

Project start for winter semester 2021/2022

After the IP Plane project had to take a break for the last three semesters, we can finally continue building our Pitts Model 12 in the usual constellation. Our team, consisting of the project management office, the marketing team and our three construction teams, spent the last weeks preparing their upcoming tasks. Our main objectives […]

Avionics concept finished

Avionics concept finished

As a result of the integrative project seminar a team of four students consisting of Stephan Hecht, Daniel Cikalev, Jannis Härter, and Melisa Bogukanin was developing a concept for the complete avionics equipment for our IP Plane during the last semester. The avionics includes all electronic devices of an aircraft like monitoring, navigation, and communication […]

Elective course “Aircraft construction”

Elective course “Aircraft construction”

In the elective course „Aircraft construction” (German: Wahlpflichtfach Flugzeugbau), 9 students met in two groups to work on some important activities at our IP Plane 1, the VANS RV-12. Beside the annual condition inspection and some service bulletins, the teams also replaced the nose wheel of the aircraft. Two highly motivated teams have been successfully […]