TsAGI Wins “Aircraft Manufacturer of the Year” Competition
28 July 2021
According to results of 2019 year, TsAGI (a part of NRC “Zhukovsky Institute”) won the “Aircraft Designer of the Year” competition, for its contribution to the country’s defensibility. The award ceremony was grandly hosted within 4th Eurasian Aerospace Congress, the central event of MAKS-2021 official business program.
A. F. Yelchaninov (First Deputy Chairman of the Board, Military-Industrial Commission of Russia) gave the certificate and award to Kirill Sypalo (Director General, TsAGI; Corresponding Member of the RAS).
‘The technological advance created by TsAGI scientists allows solving very difficult problems in the defense industry, and implementing projects aimed at creating special facilities. Receiving an honorary award from such a respectable organization as the Union of Aviation Industrialists of Russia is a confirmation of the effectiveness of our efforts; and it is very gratifying and valuable,’ said Kirill Sypalo.
Aircraft Manufacturer of the Year has been held since 2011. So far, the Expert Council has received many unique works by aviation industry specialists; the best works have been awarded. The competition was founded by TsAGI, by Union of Aviation Industrialists of Russia, by PJSC United Aircraft Corporation, by JSC United Engine Corporation, by Russian Helicopters, and by Novikombank.