On April 14, 2019, a Financial University Cup of Rugby-7 was held at the Druzhba park stadium. The MAI- 2 rugby team, composed of international students, took the honorable third place at the tournament.
A specialist of Moscow Aviation Institute, an associate professor of MAI Department 204 "Aerospace Heat Engineering" Alexey Ezhov won two World Cups and was awarded FAI gold medals in classes of S8E radio-controlled rocket-glider models and missile models for the duration of descent with an S6A ribbon.
Scientists and engineers from Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University), the Russian Geographical Society and Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) are working on a project of a round-the-world flight on an airship through the South and North Poles.
This year Rugby Club of MAI will celebrate its 60th anniversary - this is one of the oldest rugby associations in the country. The honored coach of Russia Valery Khromenkov, who has been coaching athletes of MAI for several decades, told about the history of rugby.
In late February - early March, representatives of Moscow Aviation Institute visited the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and took part in a number of events organized by the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Hanoi.
The spacecraft "Venera-D" can be created in five to six years in the case of obtaining real funding. This was reported on March 12, to TASS by Professor at the Institute № 6 “Aerospace" of MAI, one of the developers of the Venera-D project Viktor Vorontsov.