MSTUCA begins to prepare professionals to serve the UAV

Following the new economic trends in the country, Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation to begin training in the field of technical operation of unmanned aerial vehicles. Training will be organized as part of the university implemented the basic educational programs operational focus, the press service of MSTUCA.

This was the rector MSTUCA Boris Eliseev said late last week during the ongoing Russian Transport Ministry foresight session devoted to the adjustment of development strategy of the vocational training system in the transport sector. The relevant discussion was held within the framework of the work on the Transport Strategy until 2030 and the "future map" of the industry. 

MSTUCA currently already is developing a range of training courses by providing students receive skills related to technical operation of unmanned aircraft for civilian use. On Monday, the matter was considered at the rector of the university. The adjustment of curricula directions preparations bachelors engineers planned for the beginning of the 2013/14 academic year, says the MSTUCA.

"Our university is the first among national universities began the training of engineers in the high-tech science and technology, — said Boris Eliseev. — I am sure that our graduates, including those received knowledge of the operation of unmanned aerial vehicles will be in demand in the labor market. "

According to the rector, now the use of unmanned aircraft in the economy pays special attention to the country's leadership and civil aviation. In the near future there will be a rapid increase in the use of these types of aircraft for aerial surveillance tasks forests, water areas, oil and gas pipelines and for other purposes.

Participants at the session held Foresight held to discuss the main trends of modern technology and new formats of work, as well as key opportunities and threats to the transportation industry. Based on these data have been worked out a system-wide requirements for new competences of the administrative and technical staff and present proposals for changes to the format and the training programs in the sectors of transport.

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