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Established in 1983 in Toulouse on the initiative of André Turcat, the aims of the National Air and Space Academy are the following: "To encourage the development of high quality scientific, technical, cultural and human actions in the realms of Air and Space, promote knowledge in these areas and constitute a focal point for activities." Its members, who come from all walks of aerospace life – pilots, astronauts, scientists, engineers, doctors, manufacturers, economists, lawyers, artists ... – all work together to achieve these essential goals.

In order to reflect the realities of the European environment, whilst at the same time maintaining the progress realised thanks to its French roots, the general assembly, in its session of 19 June 2006, decided that the Academy's official name would change to: Air & Space Academy.

 

The Two-Monthly Letter of the Academy

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Edito by Jürgen Klenner, former senior vice president Structure & Flight Physics, Airbus, vice president of AAE

ISAE: From eager students to ready-to-fly engineers! by Lionel de la Sayette, chairman of ISAE board of governors (05-2011/05-2017), AAE correspondent

Aerospace at the Technical University of Munich by Manfred Hajek, chair of Helicopter Technology, Technical University of Munich (TUM)

UPS - University of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier by Jean-Pierre Vinel, president, University of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier, and François Demangeot, vice-president of the Board of governors, University of Toulouse III Paul Sabatier

 French version     English version     Past Letters 

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An integral part of the Air and Space Academy’s activities, the documentation and information centre is fast becoming, with the collaboration of other players, a veritable activity and resource centre, a relay for information in the areas of aeronautics and space.

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The Academy is composed of Fellows from European countries, Foreign Associate members from countries outside of Europe; Emeritus members (fellows and associate at 75 years of age), Honorary members and Correspondents to ensure the link between the Academy and contemporary aerospace activities.

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Members join different sections according to their speciality. The work of the sections can lead to the organisation of conferences or publications. To follow their activities visit their website:

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History, literature and arts

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Ad hoc commissions are charged with examining specific problems involving several sections. To follow their activities visit their website:

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