FACULTY OF AIR TRANSPORT

Aerospace Engineering

Aerospace Engineering – 050601 specializes in projecting, manufacture and operation of modern aviation and rocket and space technology. Bachelor degree in this specialty is carried out in three directions – aerospace mechanics, electronics and control systems.

Thanks to the acquired knowledge, skills and abilities, students of the specialty of Aerospace Engineering are formed as highly qualified specialists in modern aviation and rocketry, design of spacecraft systems, power plants and engines, design methods for electrical, radio, devices, production and service technologies.

The curriculum of the specialty of Aerospace Engineering – 050601 covers the modern requirements for specialists in the aerospace industry. The curriculum is based on the experience and requirements of leading scientific and educational centers, industrial enterprises and companies engaged in the design, manufacture, testing and operation of aviation and rocket and space technology.

Meanwhile, the curriculum of the specialty of Aerospace Engineering – 050601 was developed, in accordance with the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Azerbaijan Aviation Regulations (AAR) and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

The normative period of study in the specialty of Aerospace Engineering – 050601 at the National Aviation Academy is 4 years for the Bachelor degree students studying in the Azerbaijani and Russian languages, and 5 years for students studying in English.

The Aerospace Engineering – 050601 curriculum at the NAA provides students with excellent fundamental, IT and engineering knowledge, as well as professional skills of English and Russian.

050601 - Students specializing in Aerospace Engineering are provided the knowledge stated below:

  • fundamental knowledge in advanced mathematics and physics
  • computational and numerical methods
  • mechanics of fluids, materials and aerospace structures
  • theory of machines and machine parts
  • hydraulics, thermodynamics and heat transfer
  • aerodynamics, dynamics flight, ballistics and theory of motion
  • aircraft structure, dynamics and airworthiness
  • design of aircraft, gas turbine and rocket engines, power plants and systems
  • composite structures
  • CAD / CAE / CAM in the aerospace industry
  • manufacturing and testing technologies, and other subjects

  • fundamental knowledge in advanced mathematics and physics
  • computational and numerical methods
  • programming
  • electrical engineering and electronics, electric machines and devices
  • digital systems and microprocessors
  • radar technologies, power electronics and integrals
  • power plants
  • onboard electrical and instrumentation systems
  • design of onboard microelectronic and microprocessor devices
  • avionics systems, information networks and their software
  • electronics of modern aircraft, and other subjects

  • fundamental knowledge in advanced mathematics and physics
  • programming
  • control theory
  • mechanics, electrical circuits
  • gyroscopes, transmitters and measuring converters
  • digital systems and microprocessors
  • aircraft control, information and measuring systems and devices
  • inertial navigation, aircraft computers and complexes
  • flight instruments
  • design of aircraft automatic control systems, and other subjects

Aerospace Engineering students, during their studies will have an opportunity to get experience at the National Aviation Academy, structural divisions of "Azerbaijan Hava Yollari" CJSC, Silk Way Holding and Azercosmos OJSC, airlines, a number of ministries, departments, enterprises and organizations.

This experience will allow future engineers who have chosen aviation technology to obtain an aircraft maintenance license.

Graduates, who have successfully completed the curriculum, thanks to their professional competencies will deal with modern aircraft, maintenance of various aircraft and helicopters, design, manufacture and operation of aviation and rocket and space technology, the structure of manned and unmanned aerial vehicles, functional, energy, control systems, power units, and engines.

Graduates, who have successfully completed this broad engineering specialty, in addition to aviation and rocket and space technology will have an opportunity to work in leadership positions and professions as design engineers, mechanical engineers, electronic engineers and software engineers at enterprises and companies of various purposes, including transport, energy, oil and gas industry, manufacture of machinery and electronics for general and special purposes, operation of power gas turbine plants and complex electronic control systems.

*The rules of admission to the Bachelor's level can be found here.