Aircraft Maintenance Engineers

The nuts and bolts people

October 17, 2017

They are the nuts-and-bolts people of the aviation sector — the aircraft maintenance engineers (AME). While the aviation sector needs all the professionals to do their part to keep travel safe, the AMEs probably perform one of the most crucial functions. Every aircraft has to be certified safe by an AME before it’s allowed...

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1000 jobs are up for grab in Nagpur Air India MRO says Madan, former AI Director

September 14, 2017

Nagpur: Can Nagpur really become the national hub for Aviation and Defense Industry, with world wide potential? Will our many Engineering colleges succeed in imparting the ‘skills’ required to make our youth employment worthy in these sectors? (Because that is said to be the main cause for industry not coming in a big way...

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Aviation Technician Academy will be set up soon: Thodge

September 14, 2017

Taking a step towards the development of Vidarbha as a defence industries hub, Tata Technologies and Vidarbha Defence Development Hub organised a ‘Summit 2017 Aerospace and Defence,’ an initiative to co-create sustainable ecosystem for aerospace and defence. It was supported by VIDH, VIA, BMA, MIA. The keynote speaker was Lt. Gen. (Retd) Ravindra Thodge,...

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Aircraft engineer course may become degree programme

June 24, 2016

New Delhi: Aircraft maintenance engineers may soon be able to apply for jobs in other industries. The government is considering to convert the three-year aircraft maintenance engineer (AME) certificate course into a fullfledged degree programme that will help a successful trainee earn a BSc degree at the end of the course. “We receive a...

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Fraud aviation institute told to pay pupil 60K

October 27, 2015

Thane: A fraudster who had started an aviation engineering college in Kalyan and pocketed hefty fees from students, was recently held guilty by the district consumer redressal forum. He has been directed to refund Rs 60,000 to a girl student who had dragged him to the forum. The student, Swapnali Gade, had filed a...

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Air Odisha to hire 100 state youths

October 12, 2015

Bhubaneswar: Local carrier Air Odisha, which signed an agreement with the government to run flights within the state, said on Sunday that it would provide jobs to 100 youths of the state. The carrier will start operations from November-end with a nine-seater aircraft. “We have decided to hire local people, who have expertise in...

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Market up for aircraft engineers

August 4, 2014

Coimbatore:A predicted shortfall of 5,000 aircraft engineers in the next few years will stand any graduate of aircraft engineering in good stead in terms of starting their career, said Dr P.R. Balaji, dean, academic affairs, Nehru College of Aeronautical and Applied Sciences. With the explosion in air travel and the need for tightly controlled...

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IIT Roorkee, University of Southampton sign MoU for research

May 18, 2014

Ahmedabad: In a bid to promote collaborative research, the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) has signed an MoU with University of Southampton. The institutes look to engage in collaborative research, especially in areas like aviation and railway engineering with a focus on developing technological solutions for the industry. “To cement the relationship the...

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Soaring to Greater Heights

March 16, 2014

Most people manage to excel in just one field in their lifetime. But spine surgeon Dr Nagesh Bhandari is a trained pilot as well. Taking his passion forward in the 1990s, he launched a flight school in Ahmedabad. In 2004, he started a training programme for Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMEs). Recently, he has pioneered...

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