The aviation industry is quite popular with the young people in the country. Even though pilots and air hostesses are the more popular faces in the aviation world, the job of an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) is also much sought after. The job of an AME is a lucrative one, as the flight worthiness of an aircraft mainly depends upon them. It is for the aircraft maintenance engineer to certify that the aircraft offered for flying is flight worthy and serviceable in all respects. Over the years, the civil aviation sector has grown into a large industry and provides for increasing job opportunities. Additionally, working in the aviation sector has an extra charm associated with it.
Eligibility and course duration
Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Math with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The duration of the course is 3 years and takes 6 semesters to complete.
More about the course
The above undergraduate course in aircraft maintenance imparts you the necessary education and skills required to become a maintenance engineer. It begins with the basic rules and regulations associated with the aviation industry in general and aircraft maintenance in particular. These rules and regulations are formulated by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India and are to be strictly adhered to by everyone working in the civil aviation industry. Other than that, you are also taught about the subjects like Theory of Flight, Aerodynamics, Aircraft Systems, Piston Engine and Jet Engine Propulsion, Aircraft Instruments, Electricals, Avionics, Material Science, Basic Workshop and Flight Safety. You get familiarized with different aircraft components like airframe, engines, landing gear, braking system and instrument console. You learn the procedures for maintaining aircrafts in safe and flight worthy condition by regular maintenance and servicing.
There are diverse opportunities in the field of aircraft maintenance. You can further your education or prefer to work in the numerous aviation companies in India or abroad. You can get into any of the domestic or foreign airlines. You can get into government owned companies that are into aviation. You can also endeavour to work in aircraft maintenance firms or at places like Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd (HAL) and National Aeronautics Ltd (NAL). Then there are suitable opportunities in Airforce and the armed wings of Army and Navy. By passing DGCA conducted exams you can obtain Licence in civil aviation that improves your career prospects drastically.
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