Niedersachsen Aviation Day

Niedersachsen Aviation DayThe aerospace location Niedersachsen is characterized by a distinctive corporate landscape in the field of general aviation. In this environment, many of the innovations for tomorrow's flying are created. This is to be made "visible and tangible" as part of the Niedersachsen Aviation Day and the results of the work are to be presented to all interested partners.

In addition to a specialist program, there is an accompanying exhibition and the opportunity to fly along to experience new ideas and innovative general aviation projects in the areas of manned and unmanned, electric and light flying, as well as a large number of surprising solutions from “small aviation”.

If you would like to contribute your expertise to the next Niedersachsen Aviation Day as a speaker or showcase your products and services as an exhibitor, do not hesitate to contact us.


Niedersachsen Aviation Day 2019
On September 17th, the host AutoGyro hosted the Niedersachsen Aviation Day 2019 at the Hildesheim airfield. The Niedersachsen Aviation Day has quickly developed into an important networking platform for the general aviation community in Niedersachsen. At the 3rd edition of the event hosted by AutoGyro in Hildesheim, the program of lectures, the accompanying exhibition and the opportunities to fly along once again illustrated the innovative power and diversity in this segment in Niedersachsen.

The highlights of this year's Niedersachsen Aviation Day included, for example, the keynote speeches on digitization in production and in air traffic as well as on the opportunities and requirements of the new European drone regulations with a subsequent panel discussion on current and future UAV applications. During the panel discussion, the State Secretary for Digitization in the Niedersachsen Ministry of Economics, Labour, Transport and Digitization, Mr. Stefan Muhle, confirmed his intention to develop Niedersachsen into a leading location for civil applications of drones together with the players in the industry on the basis of the existing location competencies.

Another highlight of the event was the accompanying exhibition and the opportunity to fly along. More than 20 companies from Niedersachsen, research institutions and locations took part in the accompanying exhibition and presented themselves and their innovative products and services related to general aviation. 

Opportunities to fly with aircraft "made in Niedersachsen" and tours of AutoGyro production completed the program.


Niedersachsen Aviation Day 2018
The 2nd Niedersachsen Aviation Day was hosted by AutoGyro at the Hildesheim airfield. The event started at 10:00 a.m. with the presentation part "Flying cars - ready to fly?" with impulse presentations (solutions and visions from entrepreneurs of Niedersachsen) and a subsequent panel discussion (next steps, market development, location requirements etc.). 

The event was accompanied by an exhibition in which companies and research institutions from Niedersachsen presented their innovations and products related to "small aviation". In addition, representatives of the NBank were on site as contacts for funding opportunities for your innovations. 

In the afternoon, visitors had the opportunity to experience different aircraft made in Niedersachsen by taking a flight.


Niedersachsen Aviation Day 2017
To present the competencies and innovations of Niedersachsen and its companies in the field of aviation and aerospace and also to make them experienceable and tangible, the state initiative held the Niedersachsen Aviation Day for the first time on September 14, 2017, which attracted great interest. 

The exhibition with flight demonstrations presented new ideas and innovative projects of general aviation from the fields of manned and unmanned, electric and lightweight flight as well as a variety of surprising solutions from "small aviation". 

In the morning, Minister Olaf Lies opened the Aviation Day, followed by several inputs on the topics "DLR as a supporter of General Aviation", "Lighthouse Projects of the Aviation Industry in Niedersachsen", a site presentation of the Hildesheim airfield and the AutoGyro GmbH as well as the signing of the MOU Cooperation EACP with international clusters. In the afternoon, company tours of the Auto Gyro production facility were possible, as well as flight demonstrations and fly-along opportunities.