The B.Tech.(Aero) students of 3rd semester were taken on educational visit to Air Force Museum on 26-08-2016. It was a one day visit for a total of 11 students accompanied by one faculty member and was meant to cover familiarization with various types of aircrafts, aero-engines and missiles as part of the lab course, Elements of Aeronautical Engineering Lab.
The structural design features, roles, capabilities and operation of various aircrafts of trainer, transport, fighter (both subsonic and supersonic) and bomber categories, aero-engines of piston type and turbine type, helicopters and missiles were explained to the students. The students were also shown the interior of a transport aircraft including the layout of instruments and controls in the cockpit.
The Air Force Museum provides a unique opportunity to learn how the aircraft have developed during the last 7-8 decades.