Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences

Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences, a leading institution in aviation education offers undergraduate education in Aviation Electrical Electronics, Air Traffic Control, Aviation Management, Pilotage and Aircraft Airframe and Engine Maintenance. The aim of the faculty is to train qualified aviation staff for the sector in the fields of air traffic control, aviation management, pilotage and aircraft maintenance in accordance with international aviation standards and air transport rules. In addition to flight training activities, the Faculty runs the International Eskişehir Hasan Polatkan Airport, where domestic and international flights take place. It carries out maintenance and repair activities for its fleet of 13 aircraft, including King Air C90GTi, Cessna 172, and TB20 types, which are used in pilot training, at the SHY-145 approved Aircraft Maintenance Center. Simulation lessons are conducted using the FNPTII and MCC flight simulators, the Ground Control (TWR) Simulator, which provides 360-degree views, the field and approach (ACC-APP) Air Traffic Control Radar Simulators, and the state-of-the-art training tools. In addition, students have the opportunity to receive practical training in their fields in 28 fully equipped laboratories and workshops. The Faculty was established in 1986 as "Civil Aviation Vocational School" in order to train qualified operational personnel in accordance with international standards for the Turkish Aviation Sector. With the opening of four-year undergraduate programs in 1992, the name of the school was changed to "Civil Aviation College". In 2012, it was restructured according to international higher education standards and the requirements of the global aviation industry, and renamed as "Faculty of Aeronautics and Space Sciences." Students are admitted to the Air Traffic Control Department within the faculty with a pre-registration and special talent exam, and to other departments with the central student selection and placement system exams (YKS).

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