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Aviamodellers from the TsAGI’s Youth Innovation Technical Centre Are Runners-Up in the Regional Competition

17 May 2017

The youth team from the Youth Innovation Technical Centre of the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, part of the National Research Center “Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky”) came in second in the Moscow Oblast aeromodelling competition. The competition was held on May 13 to 14 in Zhukovsky at the cordodrome of the Meteor sports complex.

Members of the competition were competing in three fields, i.e. speed models, pilot models and copies and semi-copies. The representatives of the TsAGI team showed good results in the following classes: speed models (Alexander Osokin), semi-copies (Rafael Ayvazov) and pilot models (Maxim Dresvyannikov). Based on the sum of scores in the team scoring they became the silver medalists of the competition.

“Our performance in the last competition was in line with our capabilities,” stated Nikolay Cherkalin, the Head of the section, Candidate for Master of Sports in Aeromodelling. “Of course, there is potential for growth, there is something to strive for. I believe that at the moment we need to improve the quality of the flight movement and the performance of speed models.”

The competition was held as part of the Regional Fest “Young Talents of Moskovia.” In addition to teams from Zhukovsky, participating in the competition were teams from Podolsk, Orekhovo-Zuevo, Khimki, Korolyov, Dubny, Balashikha, Pushkino.

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