The representatives of the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after Professor N. E. Zhukovsky (part of the NRC “Institute named after N. E.Zhukovsky”) participated in the XI International aerospace salon Airshow China in 2016. The exhibition was held from 1 to 6 November in Zhuhai (China). About it reports a press-service of TSAGI.
In the days of the air show delegation TSAGI conducted extensive work. In particular, the forum organized by the State Corporation of civil aircraft of China COMAC, Deputy General Director of FSUE “TSAGI” head of the complex management of research projects Igor Kovalyov spoke at the plenary session on “foresight for the development of Russian aviation science and technology up to 2030 and beyond”. He presented the views of Russian experts on the future of air transport, and said, what would be, in the opinion of domestic scientists, the new aircraft, propulsion, materials, avionics, etc.
For China Airshow 2016 have been negotiated specialists of the Institute with partners from AVIC Int., ASRI, HONGDU, CHRDI, BASTRI, etc. Another important point of the visit of the delegation of the China Institute in consultation with the Chinese aviation Academy CAE (Chinese Aeronautical Establishment) in joint scientific projects, including within the framework of the strategic cooperation agreement between the NRC “Institute named after N. E.Zhukovsky” and CAE, the signing of which took place at the air show on 2 November. Also business meetings were held with new potential customers. For example, ECRIEE (East China Research Institute of Electronic Engineering) discussed the concept of creating a stratospheric airship, the study of its aerodynamics and handling.
“China is demonstrating high scientific and technical potential and is a significant player in the aviation market. An example of this air show in Zhuhai, which has become the world’s largest fair and one of the main business areas. TSAGI for China Airshow 2016 is a good opportunity to update existing and establish new contacts not only with Chinese partners, but with organizations from other countries,” said Professor Igor Kovalev.