Best at MAKS-2019: MAI Won the Official Aviation and Space Salon Contest

3 September 2019

Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University) won the Golden Wings contest, an official event following the results of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019 in Zhukovsky. MAI won first place in the nomination "Universities". The expert jury highly appreciated the complex of expositions and the diverse program of Moscow Aviation Institute at MAKS-2019, as well as the results of scientific research and innovative developments of the university.

The awarding ceremony for the winners and laureates of the Golden Wings competition was held on August 30, as part of the International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2019. The organizers of the official competition, created to highlight the most vivid and effective solutions presented at MAKS, from year to year highly appreciate the work of Moscow Aviation Institute. Over the years of participation in the official competition, the university became the first in various nominations, which demonstrates the university’s systematic work in organizing activities at MAKS.

MAI Vice-Rector for Strategic Development Alexander Shemyakov: “The team of Moscow Aviation Institute successfully demonstrated the bright and relevant achievements of the university at MAKS-2019, implemented new solutions and approaches in the exhibition, business and popular science program. This year, participants and guests of the Air Show could see how MAI is dynamically developing, what opportunities have been created at the university for study and research. MAI was presented at six sites at once, which allowed us to effectively communicate with all target audiences.”

The organizers of the Golden Wings contest were JSC Aviasalon and PJSC Scientific and Production Association "Science". In total, 7 nominations were submitted in the competition, applications for which were submitted by almost 60 leading domestic enterprises and organizations in the aerospace industry. In the nomination "Universities" the second place was taken by Bauman Moscow State Technical University, the third - Tomsk Polytechnic University.

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