The Dominican Institute of Civil Aviation (Idac) signed a cooperation agreement with the Aeronautical University in Querétaro, Mexico (Unaq), with the aim of strengthening ties between both entities through continuous training, aeronautical workshops, scientific and technological projects, academic stays and research spaces.
The general deputy director of Idac Héctor Porcella, representing the general director Román E. Caamaño, and the director of the Unaq Jorge Enrique Leonardo Gutiérrez signed the joint collaboration agreement, which will be valid for five years and will be developed in a Reciprocal through the Higher Academy of Aeronautical Sciences (Asca), technical body on aviation of the Dominican Republic.
The signing parties will be responsible for the financing of the projects developed and each one will retain the intellectual property rights that are involved through this mutually beneficial collaboration.
Unaq develops the education and training of highly qualified researchers, professionals and technicians to perform efficiently in the areas of research, design, manufacture, installation, operation, maintenance and administration of aircraft systems and components and infrastructure of support for the optimal operation of companies and institutions dedicated to air transport.
The agreement was signed in Mexico, where an Idac delegation made up of Porcella and Claudia Roa, director of Air Navigation and Víctor Pichardo, executive director of the Airport Department, exhaust a work schedule for the benefit of the national aeronautical sector.
Among the work meetings is a meeting of the deputy director general of Idac with the director general of the Federal Civil Aviation Agency (Afac) Carlos Antonio Rodríguez Munguía, to strengthen joint collaboration and offer support to raise the standards of the system of civil aviation of Mexico for the recovery of category 1.