An agreement to establish an aerospace youth training center to be located in the town of Zhukovskii near Moscow was signed during the MAKS -2015 international aviasalon.
University and school students will be able to undertake pilot training in different specializations, study the work of pilotless flying devices, learn parachuting and become acquainted with technologies used in space.
The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology will present its work in the field of the modelling of physical processes for the use of the center, as well as the hardware and software solutions for flight simulators, and will also organize a number of study programs with the participation of the institute’s lecturers.
“The creation of the youth center for us is a step towards the development of an educational ecosystem at PhysTech,” stated the vice-rector for scientific affairs and strategy, Tagir Aushev. “Our university is traditionally known for its ability to select and train talented youth, and cooperation with TsAGI and RSK MiG allows us to not only prepare highly qualified specialists but to address the most important questions associated with their employability.”
“Many of those who now build or fly began with a chance flight on an AN-2 airplane or saw how parachutists came down from the sky,” added the head of the city of Zhukovskii, Andrey Voityuk. “Our youth center provides talented youth the opportunity of taking the first step in finding a profession for their whole life.”
Participants in the project to establish the youth training center include:
· Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology;
· Zhukovskiy Central Aerohydrodynamics Institute
· Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG
· The Innovation Enterprise FALT-Dynamika