TsAGI delegation at Aero India 2019
5 March 2019
The leadership of the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated in the
The business program included meetings with current and potential partners in the field of civil aviation, as well as military-technical cooperation together with Rosoboronexport. TsAGI delegation held meetings with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), the Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL), Defence and Research Development Organisation (DRDO), the Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Larsen & Toubro Corporation (L&T), the leadership of the Russian-Indian BrahMos project. The parties discussed bilateral cooperation in the aircraft creation, aerodynamic wind tunnels design, etc. In addition, an important item of the business program was the visit to the National Aerospace Laboratory (NAL) and its experimental base, in particular, the trisonic blowdown wind tunnel.
“Summing up the results of our participation in Aero India 2019, I would like to note a considerable interest of major Indian aerospace market participants to modern developments in our country, in particular in TsAGI,” said TsAGI Director General, Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences Kirill Sypalo. " The most important results of the work during these few days is strengthening the cooperation with Indian partners in design and construction of wind tunnels and other experimental equipment, civil aviation, and aerospace testing. The exhibition demonstrated the considerable progress of the aviation industry in India and was one of the key global platforms."
The first Aero India exposition was held at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in 1993. Today it is one of the largest international aviation exhibitions. The event, held every two years, drew increased attention of the international aviation community and a large number of participants-representatives of scientific, industrial enterprises, air carriers, business communities, etc. Aero India 2019 was visited by specialists from more than 400 organizations in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.