The 22nd Aviation Seminar and
the Anniversary Celebrations of Estonian Aviation Academy,
12-13 April 2018

On April 13, 2018 Estonian Aviation Academy celebrates its 25th year of activity. Therefore, the 22nd aviation seminar, held under the title Estonian Aviation 2.5, has been designed to be as a two-day event including the anniversary celebrations.          

The seminar has two working languages: Estonian and English.       

Day 1: April 12          

V Spa Conference Centre

10.30-11.00 registration, welcome coffee

11.00-11.10 opening address of the moderator and the Rector of EAVA

11.10-11.30  Estonian Aviation Academy 25, Jaanus Jakimenko, the Rector of EAVA

11.30-11.40 the topic will be specified

11.50-12.20 The Future of Aviation Education as seen by Nordica, Erki Urva, Nordica

12.20-12.40 ENAC Vision of Future Aviation Education, Pascal Revel, ENAC

12.40-13.00 Cyber-Physical Integration in Future Aviation Information Systems
        professor Antonios Tsourdos, Cranfield University

13.00-13.45 lunch

13.45-14.05 Commercial Use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft in Europe, Tanel Järvet, Cafa Technology

14.05-14.25 Unmanned Military Aviation in Estonia, lieutenant Tarvo Räbokon, Estonian Air Force

14.25-14.45 Vision 2020+: RPA Management in Estonian Airspace, Üllar Salumäe, EANS

14.45-15.05 UAVs and Their Use, Villiko Nurmoja, Threod Systems

15.10-15.30 coffee break

15.30-16.10 MAIT or Modern Airport IT, Kristjan Raid ja Eero Pärgmäe, Tallinn Airport

16.10-16.30 Application of Augmented Reality in Aviation, Pärtel-Peeter Kruuv, Magnetic MRO

16.30-16.50 On the Development of R-Tower Prototype Project, EANS

16.50-17.00 closing of the day

19.30-00.00 Jubilee gala evening at V Spa Conference Centre, Accomplishment of the Year in Estonian Aviation                          announced

Dance to the music by Koit Toome and Band. A captivating surprise performer to be expected.


Day 2: April 13

Estonian Aviation Academy

10.30-11.00 coffee

11.00-11.30 Application of Donation-Based Air Ambulance Service in Estonia?,
       Martin Noorsalu, Estonian Air Ambulance

11.30-12.00 Effective Ice Detection in Aviation with Active Hyperspectral Sensors,
       Aigar Vaigu and Priit Jaanson, MIKES Metrology, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Lt

12.00-12.30 Multi Pilot License Training – Next Generation Training, Vesa Kaartinen, Mikko Paronen, Patria

12.30-12.50 Aerodynamic Solutions for Reducing Fuel Burn of Commercial Aircraft Developed at Estonian        Aviation Academy, Peep Lauk and Karl-Erik Seegel, Estonian Aviation Academy

13.00-14.40 demos and workshops (programme to be upgraded):

  • Demo by Iris Info Ltd, the participants have an opportunity to try the autonomous platform of CAFA Dock drone;
  • demo of applications of augmented reality by Magnetic MRO; 
  • Nordica’s workshop to students on the recruiting process of pilots. 

14.40-15.00 coffee

During the day tours of Tartu Airport Remote Tower and the Academy drone lab take place. 


Additional information:

When visiting the V Spa Conference Centre, it is possible to park your car in the parking garage of the Kvartal Shopping Centre. This is a fee-paying car park (24 hrs/10 €). Payment terminals accept both cash and card payments.

Accommodation: seminar attendees can reserve a room at special rates in various hotels of Tartu. To see the list of hotels please click here

Registration:, phone +372 744 8101