What Is Aircraft Maintenance Engineering?
Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) is an approved License program regulated by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India. It is a licensed program that empowers individuals to work on aircrafts within and outside of India as Aircraft Maintenance Engineers. (provigil)
Who are Aircraft Maintenance Engineers?
Aircraft Maintenance Engineers are the ones responsible for the safety and security of the Aircrafts, Helicopters and other flying machines across the world. They are specially trained to carry out complex maintenance process including periodical maintenance program as per the manufacturers requirements and issue Flight Release Certificate, which is a mandatory sign-off of safety before each flight take off.
AME’s are hired by airlines companies as engineers on ground, maintenance divisions of aero-engine manufactures and approved aircraft maintenance organizations
Highlights of the course
Real time aircraft experience
A course where you get to work and hone your skills on actual aircrafts, right from dismantling to assembly, electrical and mechanical aspects.
A well-structured course combining theory & plenty of practical hands-on experience for obtaining the AME license from the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India, for maintaining airplanes.
Power of an AME
All commercial and noncommercial flights require services of AME’s to perform mandated checks and balances to ensure safety of any aircraft. They are primarily responsible for keeping the aircraft in airworthy condition and issue certificate of airworthiness before flight take off.
Nature of work
Essential systems like airframe, engine, instruments, radio, radar and navigation equipments etc., are certified by Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, along with
performing minor and major repairs on aircrafts.
Scope of work
Job possibilities are endless. There are multiple stakeholders in the airline
industry such as airlines, maintenance divisions of aero-engine manufactures
and approved aircraft maintenance organizations. There are equal
opportunities to work with any of the mentioned stakeholders to have an
exciting and fulfilling career.
How to get started?
To carry out this complex maintenance process and issue flight release certificate, an individual has to undergo extensive training in an approved institution and on the job training either in any airline or maintenance research organisation (MRO) as per CAR 66 and CAR 147 requirements and obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License from DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.