Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) Course Details

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) Course Details

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) is 3 years License program regulated by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Ministry of Civil Aviation and Government of India. Aircraft Maintenance Engineer are responsible for safety and security of the Aircrafts, Helicopters and other flying machines. They are specially trained to carryout complex maintenance process including periodical maintenance program as per the Aircraft manufactures requirements and issue Flight Release Certificate for safety before each flight. To carry out this maintenance process and issue Flight Release Certificate an individual has to undergo 3 years of approved training program in approved institution and obtain an Aircraft Maintenance Engineers License from DGCA, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India.

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (AME) syllabus is designed by International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and in India regulated by DGCA, Govt. of India. AME has to complete following modules

 Syllabus for AME Examination
PAPER TOPIC
Paper I Aircraft Rules and Regulations
Paper II Aircraft General Engg. And Maintenance Practices
Paper III: Cat.A Airframe (AUW below 5700 kg.)
Paper III: Cat.A Airframe (AUW 5700 kg. and above)
Paper III: Cat.A Airframe (Helicopters)
Paper III: Cat.B Airframe (AUW below 5700 kg. including rotorcraft)
Paper III: Cat.C Piston engines and propellers (Unsupercharged and Supercharged)
Paper III: Cat.C Turbine engines and variable pitch propellers
Paper III: Cat.D Piston Engines
Paper III: Cat.E Electrical Systems
Paper III: Cat.I Aircraft Instruments
Paper III: Cat.R Comm. Systems – Radio Basics (Maintenance)
Paper III: Cat.X Installation and Compensation of Direct Reading Compass
Paper III: Cat.X Installation and Compensation of Remote Reading Compass
Paper III: Cat.X Electrical equipment fitted on Aircraft having AUW below 5700 Kg.
Paper III: Cat.X Instruments fitted on Aircraft having AUW below 5700 Kgs.
Paper III: Cat.X Variable Pitch Propellers
Paper III: Cat.X Autopilot fitted on Aircraft having AUW below 5700 Kgs.
Paper III: Cat.X Radio Equipment fitted on Aircraft having AUW below 5700 Kgs.

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In every country AME  has to follow same syllabus designed by ICAO. An AME License holder can join any airline in world.

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