Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics was established on March 3rd, 1983 as  11th Faculty of Istanbul Technical University. The Faculty consists of three departments: Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering, and Meteorological Engineering. Aeronautical Engineering Department was first established as a branch of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty in 1941, and then in 1944 became a department of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty. Meteorological Engineering Department was first established in 1953 within the Faculty of Electricity. In 1971, the department was transferred to the Faculty of Basic Sciences, in 1982 to the Mining Faculty, and in 1983 to the Faculty of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Astronautical Engineering Department was first established in 1983 together with the faculty and started accepting undergraduate students in 1986.



Prof.Dr. M.Cengiz DÖKMECİ 28.03.1983 / 02.09.1989
Prof.Dr. Ahmet Nuri YÜKSEL 05.10.1989 / 15.10.1994
Prof.Dr. Oğuz BORAT 01.11.1994 / 01.11.1997
Prof.Dr. Yurdanur K.TULUNAY 22.12.1997 / 12.10.2004
Prof.Dr. M.Fevzi ÜNAL 13.10.2004 /31.12.2010
17.02.2011 /25.09.2012
Prof. Dr. Metin Orhan KAYA
 Prof.Dr. Zahit MECİTOĞLU