Aerospace MAI Journal is a peer reviewed journal, which publishes scientific papers. The journal strives to abide by the high standards of publication ethics established by the UNESCO International Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
The journal publisher has established the following rules of ethical conduct. The authors, the reviewers and the Editorial Board should guarantee and ensure the compliance with these rules.
The publisher prohibits the publication (placement) of materials of advertising nature in the journal to eliminate the possible conflict of interest concerning the ethics of scientific papers.
The reviewer, who does not regard himself as a specialist in the field considered in the paper or understands that he would not be able to provide a review of the paper within the proposed or mutually agreed time-frame, should inform the Editorial Board about his inability to review the submitted paper as soon as possible.
The reviewer should evaluate the paper manuscript only by its scientific content irrespective of race, sex, sexual orientation, nationality, citizenship or political beliefs of the paper manuscript authors.
The reviewer should be objective towards the scientific content and scientific merit of the paper. If there is a conflict of interests, which can call the scientific objectivity of the reviewer into question, the reviewer should inform the Editorial Board about his inability to review the submitted paper as soon as possible
Personal derogatory criticism of the paper authors is not allowed.
The reviewer should evaluate the completeness and objectivity of the way the existing condition of the considered issues is reflected in the paper. If necessary, the reviewer should point out the lack of such completeness and objectivity (with precise bibliographical references as much as possible).
The paper manuscript, which was submitted to the Editorial Board, is a confidential document. The reviewer can discuss the contents of the submitted paper manuscript only with those individuals, who were approved by the Editorial Board. The reviewer is obliged to not use the ideas and information, which are adduced in the submitted paper, in any way prior to the publication of this paper.
The journal Editor-in-Chief takes into account all the opinions, which were stated by the members of the journal Editorial Board and the reviewers, during making the decision concerning the paper publication.
The journal Editorial Board does not allow publication of the papers, concerning which there is information about the presence of plagiarism, copyright violation, defamation etc.
The journal Editorial Board does not allow publication of the papers, concerning which the non-conformance with the accepted rules of publication ethics was established.
The members of the Editorial Board are obliged to ensure confidentiality of the contents of the submitted paper (this includes not using the ideas and information, which are adduced in the submitted paper, in any way prior to the publication of this paper).
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