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Author Guidelines

Manuscript Preparation - general instructions for authors

Acta Avionica journal can be accept only authorised scientific and professional articles that has not been published and is not under review by another journal. Extended versions of papers published in conferences will be considered if they contain information not included in the conference paper. The conference paper must be cited in the extended paper.

Manuscript generally consists of title, authors affiliation, abstract, keywords, introduction, body, conclusions and references. A paper may also include appendixes and an acknowledgement. Abstract should be limited to 100-200 words and should concisely state the content of the paper. The abstract will appear later in various journal indexes. Authors must use SI units and internationally recognized terminology and symbols. Authors should clearly identify subscripts, superscripts, Greek letters and other symbols. A numbered reference must be provided at the end of the paper in the order of citation in the text not in alphabetical order. Each reference should be enclosed by square brackets as [ ]. All graphics and figure in good quality should be attached directly in the body of paper.

Manuscript should be written only in English language. If English is not your native language you may want to have your manuscript edited by a professional English copy editor prior to submission. Clear and concise language is the responsibility of the authors and will help reviewers concentrate on the scientific content of your paper and thus facilitate the peer review process.

The text of the article must be in A4 format, edited according to the specimen article in template that can be found bellow. We strongly encourage the authors to prepare their papers as “compuscripts” preferably using MS Word text editor. The article shall be at least 5 pages long and shall not exceed 10 pages in the designated format. The font ‘Times New Roman’ of size 11 points should be used. For Greek letters and symbols, the font ’symbol’ should be used. Do not try to modify printed characters.

The quality of articles will be assessed by the editorial board based on two reviewers’ opinions that will remain anonymous to the article’s author/s. The linguistic accuracy of the articles is the full responsibility of the author/s.

Detailed instructions for autors you can see bellow in template for authors.

Templates for authors: Full article templates you can see [here].
Licence agreement for Acta Avionica Journal: Licence agreement you can see [here].

The redaction assumes no responsibility for damages suffered due to use of acts, methods, products, instructions for use or other ideas published by the article authors whatsoever.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in Microsoft Word document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 11-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Copyright Notice

During submission authors will be asked to sign various warranties about the article (see Author Guidelines – Licence agreement for journal AA). These include affirming that it is original and does not infringe any legal or personal rights (e.g. copyright, libel or privacy). Authors retain copyright in their articles, but grant the Acta Avionica Publisher the right of the first publication.

All authors are responsible for ensuring that:

  • the manuscript is their own original work, and does not duplicate any other previously published work, including their own previously published work;
  • the manuscript has been submitted only to this journal; it is not under consideration or peer review or accepted for publication or in press or published elsewhere;
  • the manuscript contains nothing that is abusive, defamatory, libellous, obscene, fraudulent, or illegal.

Non-compliance with any of the above conditions will be considered misconduct and dealt with accordingly. Equally, if authors are found guilty of infringing any of the above, the publisher reserves the right to charge the authors with costs which the journal incurs for their manuscript at the discretion of the Journal’s Editors and the publisher.

All papers will be published open access under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 licence. This ensures that they receive the maximum dissemination because there are no barriers to access. This licence allows readers to disseminate and reuse the paper, but always requires them to grant the authors and the first publication full credit. See the journal policies „Open Access Policy“.

Each author (contributor) agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Faculty of Aeronautics and the editors from any damage or expense that may arise in the event of any breach of warranties under this copyright license agreement.

This agreement should be signed by the authors or in the case of multiple contributors, by at least one of the contributors who agrees to inform other co-contributors the full terms of this agreement and have their full permission to sign on their behalf and returned to Acta Avionica, Rampová 7, 041 21 Košice, Slovak Republic, as soon as possible after the manuscript is accepted for publication.


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Information provided by the person concerned – author you can see [here]