Tehran (IP) - Head of Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO) said the organization is making its utmost efforts to be among the top countries in the field of Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) vehicles in the near future.

Iran Press/Iran News: Speaking in the opening ceremony of the Aviation Technology Industry on Thursday, Brigadier General Afshin Khajeh Fard considered the project as a competitive environment for doing scientific work and achieving a product that can place Iran among the countries that export VTOL.

The project has been welcomed by the university professors and students, and 15 teams from the aerospace faculties of the country's universities have registered to take part in the first national competition for the design of vertical transport aircraft.

The inauguration ceremony of the Aviation Industry Technology was held on Thursday, in the presence of the head of the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO), Head of the Iranian Aerospace Association, a group of professors and students interested in participating in the competition.