May was an exhilarating month for AS Covilhã as we successfully organized a series of engaging events aimed at fostering aeronautical and aerospace knowledge and career development.
From the breath-taking air show to the enlightening Covilhã's Aeronautical Journeys, and the Opportunity Fair, participants had the chance to immerse themselves in the world of aviation. Moreover, we organized a workshop with ITAérea and a remarkable trip to the Vestas Technology Center, offering an exclusive peek into the production process of wind turbines. Let's take a closer look at these incredible activities that captivated the minds of students and enthusiasts alike.
On the 10th of May, AS Covilhã organized a workshop in collaboration with ITaérea focused on job guidance in the aeronautical industry. This workshop provided students with expert guidance and advice on navigating the job market, understanding industry trends, and identifying career opportunities. It served as a valuable resource for students to develop a clear understanding of the path ahead and make informed decisions about their professional aspirations.
Undoubtedly the main attraction, the AS Covilhã Aeronautical National Encounter kicked off with a spectacular air show held on May 13th and 14th. This event featured breath-taking aerial displays, showcasing the prowess of skilled pilots and the cutting-edge technology behind aircraft. Regarding the importance of this event, it will be further approached at EUROAVIA magazine.
Continuing the excitement, Covilhã's Aeronautical Journeys spanned from May 15th to 18th. This four-day event provided students with a unique opportunity to attend insightful lectures by esteemed speakers from renowned companies in the sector. These industry experts generously shared their wealth of knowledge and first-hand experiences, inspiring the next generation of professionals at sectors such as Formula 1, space and aviation. In addition to the lectures, a series of practical workshops were conducted by companies like Albatroz Engenharia, NetJets, Tekever, and so on, enabling students to delve deeper into various topics and gain hands-on experience. This practical approach added a new dimension to the learning process, fostering a deeper understanding of the industry's intricacies.
On May 17th, we hosted in our university an Opportunity Fair, acting as a bridge between ambitious students and leading companies in the field. The fair provided a platform for students to directly interact with representatives from companies such as Omnidea, HiFly NetJets, and many more. It was a golden opportunity for attendees to gain insights into the organizations' operations, explore potential career paths, and discover exciting opportunities. The fair served as a catalyst for students to make informed decisions about their future endeavours and set their careers in motion.
Last, in a bid to widen the horizons of students, AS Covilhã organized a captivating trip to the Vestas Technology Center. This exclusive excursion took participants behind the scenes of wind turbine production, showcasing the meticulous process undertaken by one of the industry's most renowned companies. Students witnessed first-hand the dedication, innovation, and sustainable practices that drive the renewable energy sector. The visit to the Vestas Technology Center was an eye-opening experience that highlighted the importance of clean energy and inspired students to contribute to a greener future.
The month of May was a resounding success for AS Covilhã as they hosted a series of remarkable events aimed at promoting aeronautical passion. AS Covilhã's commitment to organizing such engaging events reflects their dedication to empowering and inspiring the next generation of aeronautical professionals.