Award ceremony of the contest of the 21st Century Helicopters
VIII annual contest 21st Century Helicopters is organized by Russian Helicopters and aimed at fuelling youth interest in pursuing a career in Russia’s helicopter industry, and at building up the sector’s scientific and technical resource base.
Entries submitted were evaluated by the competition commission under two criteria: practical tasks currently facing design bureaus and Russian Helicopters plants engaged in series production; and individual category projects. During the first two stages of the competition, finalists had the opportunity to further develop their projects. During the second stage, university tutors and experienced aviation sector specialists met finalists to discuss their projects. Eleven teams went through to the final round of the competition.
The winners will receive a monetary reward. In addition, students will have a unique opportunity to gain practical experience at Russian Helicopters with the possibility of employment. Employees of enterprises will have the opportunity for career growth.
In 2016, 101 people from all ober the country have applied their works for the 21st Century Helicopters.
Since 2008, more than 20 Russian Helicopters workers received promotion after winning the competition. Several participants student teams had practice and have been employed at Russian Helicopters. According to the results of the contest in 2015, the methodology proposed in three projects-winners of the contest were taken for use.