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- President: Utku Yurtsever
- Vice President: Ayşe Bay
- Secretary: Ceren Cansu Esmek
- Treasurer: Esra Halaçlar
- International Contact Member: Ayşe Bay
- Public Relations: Aybeniz Akbaba
- Executive Members: Alper Açıcı, Ayşe Bay
University: Middle East Technical University
EUROAVIA member since: 2004
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About the city:
Ankara is the capital of Turkey and located in the central region of Turkey. Here is the place where Turkey's Independence War was controlled. It has a great cultural and historical background including the ancient times. Lots of civilizations were settled here and the Anatolian Civilizations Museum contains very important historical items collected from all Anatolia. Ankara also has three aviation museums which have static displays of old aircraft.
It is a pretty city especially for young people with a good nightlife, entertainment and sports facilities and is one of the tidiest capitals in the World.
The most important aerospace industry companies are located here such as TAI. There's an international airport called Esenboga and three military airfields: one for cargo aircrafts, one for F-16s and the other one is used especially for helicopters. Not far from you can also find two airfields owned by Turkish Aeronautical Association, which is very successful worldwide in air sports such as gliding.
There are a lot of universities, so a lot of young people live here. The Middle East Technical University was founded in 1956 by the help and wish of UNESCO. It has a very large campus with a fantastic nature and Eymir Lake. It is one of the best universities of Turkey, regarding both education and facilities. The Department of Aerospace Engineering was founded in 1980 as Department of Aeronautical Engineering and it took the name Aerospace in 2002 by having some extra courses.
Visit the METU Aerospace Engineering Department website.
Visit the Middle East Technical University (METU) website.
Visit the city of Ankara portal.
Last updated: January 24, 2016