Aviation museum opened at the Cochin International Airport

Aviation museum opened at the Cochin International Airport

Tuesday, 10th May, 2016

CIAL Managing Director V.J. Kurien inaugurated the Aviation museum at the Cochin International Airport on Monday. The museum is located close to the CIAL Academy and the international terminal of the airport. Visitors can take the road near the Nedumbassery police station to reach the museum.


Source: CIAL.aero

The Polish jet, PZL TS-11 Iskra, used by the Indian Air Force until 2004 to train pilots is one of the highlights at the 1.2 lakh sq ft museum. The aircraft has been specially brought from the air force base in Secunderabad. The ground-floor of the museum complex narrates the story of the Cochin International Airport. Various models of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) rockets and aircraft are displayed here.


Source: CIAL.aero

The first floor is dedicated to aviation. Information about major airports in the world, and aviation guides are available here.


Source: The Hindu

ISRO pavilion

The ISRO pavilion is a special attraction here. Models of the world's first airplanes, a model of a GSLV satellite, provided by the ISRO, and a model of the first India-built airplane are displayed in the section.

CIAL Director A.C.K. Nair, Executive Director A.M. Shabeer, and General Manager Thankachan K.P. were among those who were present at the inauguration of the museum.


Source: CIAL.aero


Source: CIAL.aero



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