Fatigue of Aircraft Structures

The Journal of Institute of Aviation

Open access

Print ISSN - 2081-7738
Online ISSN - 2300-7591

The primary version of the journal is the online one.

The publication focuses on problems of aeronautical fatigue and structural integrity. The preferred topics include:

  • full-scale fatigue testing of aircraft and aircraft structural components,
  • fatigue of materials and structures,
  • advanced materials and innovative structural concepts,
  • damage tolerant design of aircraft structure,
  • life extension and management of ageing fleets,
  • structural health monitoring and loads,
  • fatigue crack growth and life prediction methods,
  • NDT inspections,
  • airworthiness considerations.

Why subscribe and read

Because, it gives information on recent works from the area of fatigue of aircraft structures. A lot of works are presented by domestic and worldwide researchers.

Why submit

Because, it gives you a chance for presentation your own works. Publication once a year. No publication charge.

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Antoni Niepokólczycki, Institute of Aviation, Poland

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Hanna Staciwa, Institute of Aviation, Poland

Editorial Scientific Advisory Board
Dr. Ravinder Chona, US Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
Dr. Steve Reed, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK
Prof. Dorota Kocańda, Military University of Technology, Poland
Prof. Małgorzata Skorupa, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Prof. Witold Wiśniowski, Institute of Aviation, Poland
Dr. David Zimcik, National Research Council Canada, Canada

Board of Review
Nicholas Bellinger, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Prof. Anders Blom, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI), Sweden
Marcel J. Bos, National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), The Netherlands
Abraham Brot, Israel Aerospace Industries, Israel
Jerzy Komorowski, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Dr. Hiroyuki Terada, Japan Aerospace Technology Foundation, Japan
Dr. Krzysztof Dragan, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland

Thematic Editors
Sylwester Kłysz, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland
Dorota Kocańda, Military University of Technology, Poland
Andrzej Leski, Air Force Institute of Technology, Poland
Mirosław Rodzewicz, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Małgorzata Skorupa, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Grzegorz Socha, Institute of Aviation, Poland

Language Editors
Dominika Palmowska, Poland

Statistic Editor
Artur Markowski, Versita, Poland

Wydawnictwa Naukowe Instytutu Lotnictwa
Adres redakcji: Al. Krakowska 110/114?02-256 Warszawa

Antoni Niepokólczycki,
tel. +48 22 846 08 01 (ext.546)
e-mail: Antoni.niepokolczycki@ilot.edu.pl

Hanna Staciwa
tel.: +48 22 846 00 11 (ext. 866)
e-mail: Hanna.Staciwa@ilot.edu.pl

De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32 A
01-811 Warsaw, Poland

Instructions for Authors

All submissions must be an original work in English. We prefer submissions via email.

The structure of the published paper is, as follows:

  • the work title,
  • names of authors, their academic titles, affiliations, e-mail addresses,
  • key words,
  • work abstract,
  • introduction, containing the work object and purpose, the research and analytical methods, etc.

and at the end of the paper:

  • summary of the work,
  • references.

Technical parameters

  • recommended text editor: Microsoft Word,
  • format for the publication manuscript – A-4, margins 25 mm, single column text,
  • Times New Roman font, size 12 pt – recommended,
  • document should not contain author’s formatting, one should only select paragraphs, automatic update of the content of the document should be excluded,
  • mathematical formulas, equations, etc. must be created in Microsoft Word Equation Editor or the Design Science „Mathtype” editor, font size 12 pt
  • illustrations are to be legible (able to be reduced or enlarged), font and font size on all illustrations should be of the same type,.
    illustrations may be embedded in the document, but it is desirable to enclose them in a separate graphic file with a resolution at least 300 dpi for the final format of illustrations,
  • for low resolution digital photo’s files attached to manuscript is desirable to add photo originals to scan them in a publishing office - which will increase the quality of publication, materials will be returned to the author,
  • if drawings or photographs copyrights are not owned by the author, indicate the source and permission to publish them.


Manuscript should be submitted in MS Word format together with PDF sample via email to the Editor of Fatigue of Aircraft Structures, Antoni Niepokólczycki, at antoni.niepokolczycki@ilot.edu.pl and to the Managing Editor, Hanna Staciwa, at Hanna.Staciwa@ilot.edu.pl.

The peer-review and publication process:

Each manuscript is subjected to the pre-selection process by the Editorial Board within 2 weeks after its submission.
Next, if the result of the pre-selection process is positive, qualified reviewers will review the manuscript.
The accepted paper will be published online immediately after the proofreading and formatting processes.

Journal Information

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2017: 0.102

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