Organized by the Chamber of Mechanical Engineers in Turkey, the 9th National Aerospace Engineering Congress (UHUM 2017) took place on 5-6 May 2017 in Ankara, Turkey. It was aimed to create a discussion, consultation and sharing environment, to help stakeholders meet on the same platform for applying new technological developments according to demands of the industry and living problems and thus to create possible solutions.

In this context, “national competency and international competitiveness in aviation sector”, “national applications in information management and standardization issues in aviation sector”, “qualification and quantity evaluation of aircraft, aeronautics and space engineering trainings”, “national technology applications in aviation area” and “experimental aircraft development studies” sessions were organized and 26 presentations were made. The main up-to-date CAPPADOCIA results and recommendations were also presented at the UHUM 2017.