The NAA hosted an event dedicated to the World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day

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At the National Aviation Academy (NAA) of Azerbaijan Airlines CJSC, in collaboration with the Representation of Rossotrudnichestvo in the Republic of Azerbaijan, an event dedicated to the World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day was held.

During the opening of the meeting, Adalat Samedov, Vice-Rector of NAA emphasized the importance of cooperation and the long-standing ties between the Academy and the Representation of Rossotrudnichestvo – Russian House in Baku.

He discussed the prospects for the aerospace industry, emphasizing the significance of innovation in the field, the importance of education, and the training of the next generation of specialists.

Irek Zinnurov, the Head of the Russian House in Baku, welcomed the meeting participants and expressed gratitude to Academician Arif Pashayev, the rector of NAA, for the cooperation. Zinnurov highlighted that as a result of this collaboration, NAA students and graduates had the opportunity to receive training at prominent Russian universities in various programs, and various meetings, seminars, and events focused on aviation and cosmonautics were organized at NAA.

During the event, students of the Academy, including Asif Hasanov, Elchin Isaev, and Leyla Suleymanova, as well as engineer-developer Nijat Hasanov, shared insights into space exploration, ongoing and future projects within the aerospace industry, and showcased their developments. They also detailed the activities of the NAA Aircraft Laboratory, their participation in various events and competitions, and demonstrated modern technological solutions.

Professor Kerim Allahverdiyev put forward proposals for research in nonlinear optics and environmental protection, along with an initiative to establish a joint research centre for ecological monitoring of the Caspian Sea.

Documentary films dedicated to the World Aviation and Cosmonautics Day, the IAC-2023 astronautics congress, Technofest-22, and the presence of astronauts at the Academy were screened during the meeting.

Participants had the opportunity to learn about the work of engineers and students in the aviation modelling laboratory, as well as the accomplishments of young engineers from the Technorhythm Centre of NAA, fostering an increased interest in science, technology, and research in the aerospace industry.

Additionally, discussions were held on potential avenues for collaboration in educational programs and scientific projects.