The growth of the aviation industry in India has opened new avenues of expansion and created new job opportunities. A career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering has drawn the interest of the youth, primarily due to the fact that its unconventional practical learning and uniqueness within the training make it stand apart.
The rapidly changing field of aviation has expanded the scope for new aviation companies to enter this field. A report in this regard that had been submitted to the Civil Aviation Ministry highlights the fact that 72,900 technicians and Aircraft Maintenance Engineers would be required by the industry by year 2035.
According to Rajendra Khashaba Mane, Chief Instructor, SAME Institute, during training, budding AMEs are imparted lessons on service and maintenance of aircraft so as to ensure flight safety. A three-year aircraft maintenance engineering license training course is being offered by several institutes approved by the DGCA.