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DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

About the Course

The Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course trains students in the operation and maintenance of Aircrafts and Helicopters in terms of Structures, Systems and Engines. The students learn how to use the engine trend analysis for the planning of periodic inspection and maintenance of various components in such a way as to reduce downtime of flying vehicles, simulation and validation through Engine testing at various laboratories using the software, such as, MATLAB SIMULINK and LABVIEW. After completing the course the engineers will be familiar with Civil Aviation regulations of Light and Heavy Aircraft category as well as the relevant maintenance procedures for Aircrafts and Helicopters.

DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING
DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Salient Features

  • The Aeronautical department of HITS, hosting the Centre of Excellence in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering under TIFAC-CORE programme of the Government of India, is uniquely placed to offer this programme.
  • State of the art Aircraft maintenance equipment available for training
  • Highly qualified academic staff with TIFAC-CORE project experience
  • Vast collection of Aircraft, Cut section Engines and Aircraft sub components like Landing Gear, Braking system and Instrument Panel for training
  • Approved DGCA instructors with vast experience to enhance practical experience on Aircraft maintenance and repair.
DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Course Structure

The course is designed for students who have interest in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. It prepares students for exciting and rewarding careers requiring technical expertise.

Core subjectsElective subjects
Mechanics of flightAirlines operation
Civil Airworthiness RegulationsHelicopter Maintenance
Airframe Maintenance and RepairAviation Safety Management
Aircraft Composite MaterialsAdvanced Optimization techniques
Experimental Stress AnalysisAircraft Navigation System

Rocket and orbital Mechanics
 
Aircraft General Engineering and Maintenance practices 

By the end of the course, the students will be given expert knowledge in the Aircraft maintenance subjects and will be eligible to apply innovative ideas in projects.

DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must have passed their Bachelor’s in Aeronautical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering with first class or its equivalent.

DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Summer Training

Every student is required to undergo summer training during the vacation period to get exposure to the latest technology in the field of maintenance of aircrafts.

DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Project Work

For project work, the Aeronautical department encourages students to concentrate on research areas and introduce innovative ideas for the development of their knowledge.

DEPARTMENT OF AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Job Opportunities

The students after completing their course get placed in top aeronautical industries and government agencies in India, such as, the following;

  • AIR INDIA
  • HAL
  • INFOTECH
  • Mahindra and Mahindra
  • SPICE JET
  • TAAL
  • GO AIR
  • INDIAN AIRLINES
  • DGCA