Best charity Foundation of Ukraine launched a large-scale competition for students “Aviator 2018”

Лучший благотворительный фонд Украины запустил масштабный конкурс для студентов "Авиатор 2018"

October 24, Borys Kolesnikov inaugurated the all-Ukrainian educational project “the Aviator” for students of technical specialties.

In one of the most prestigious schools for pilots – Kirovograd flight Academy – at the press conference brought together representatives of the Foundation of the University, honourable guests and potential contestants.

President of the charity Fund Borys Kolesnikov congratulated the students with the next season of the project, wished good luck, confidence and healthy competition.”Glad to see so many young, smart and talented children. Over the years, hundreds of winners and tens of thousands of participants found a worthy use of his intelligence and talent. They visited the best air shows in the world, saw the work of their colleagues. I have no doubt that their knowledge will form the basis of the Foundation of Ukraine, which will take its rightful place among the strongest economies in the world”, – said Boris Kolesnikov.

Acting Deputy head on uchebno-methodical, scientific and educational work in Kirovograd flight Academy Anatoly Zalewski welcomed the distinguished guests and noted with pride that the students of the University for several years became winners of “Aviator” and attended relevant forums in London and Paris, which helped them in training and future employment. “I am pleased that in the current difficult times there are people who care about the young generation and its future”, – said Anatoly Zalewski.

Лучший благотворительный фонд Украины запустил масштабный конкурс для студентов "Авиатор 2018"



The organization holds the competition for the seventh time. “The Aviator” over the years, there is something to be proud of: the project attracted 12,000 students from all over Ukraine, and 400 of them were winners and realized his dream was to visit the prestigious air shows in the world Le Bourget (France) and Farnborough (UK). Besides, for his contribution to the development of education and science of Ukraine charitable Foundation has been named a leader in the nomination of the National rating of philanthropists-2017.

During the press conference, the organizers spoke about the innovations of the competition – this year the Foundation plans to engage in “the Aviator” all the major universities of the country, which have not worked as well as students of all forms of education up to 25 years, inclusive, including graduate students and young professionals. Thus, will join the project, according to forecasts of organizers, thousands of contestants and get a chance to visit Farnborough in London.

Лучший благотворительный фонд Украины запустил масштабный конкурс для студентов "Авиатор 2018"



Registration for participation in the project is open on the Foundation’s website until December 5.

The contest will be held in four phases from December 2017 to April 2018 in the member universities. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the history and theory of aviation, technical subjects, English language. To reach the final of the 200 contestants, they will present to the expert jury their projects. On 12 April, the international day of aviation and cosmonautics, the Foundation of Boris Kolesnikov will announce a winner who will be awarded with a trip to the UK international air show at Farnborough.

The jury project was traditionally headed by the famous aircraft designer Dmitry Kiva. Its membership also included: Anton Volov is a graduate of Harvard University and winner of the scholarship “Future leaders in transportation” research center of problems of transportation Eno Center for Transportation (USA); Maxim Gladki – head of the Department of academic Affairs and training “Progresstech-Ukraine”; Evgeny Ivanov – Director of the office of the Emirates in Ukraine; Sergiy khyzhnyak – Manager transport-finals of the UEFA Champions League in 2018; Alexander Cherepanov – Director for the coordination and support of production in the company “Interavia”.

Лучший благотворительный фонд Украины запустил масштабный конкурс для студентов "Авиатор 2018"



We will remind, in the project “the Aviator 2017” was attended by 6 500 engineering students from 44 universities in Ukraine.