Successful Career in Aviation as Commercial Pilot (CPL) & Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) The Indian economy is growing at an incredible pace and so is the aviation sector, General Aviation in particular has taken off in a big way and both the General and Civil Aviation are purchasing aircraft (Fixed and Rotary wing) in large numbers. If the aviation industry has some deficiency, it is the dearth of quality and skilled pilots and AMEs (Aircraft Maintenance Engineers). To fulfill this gap and to give wings to the dreams of aviation enthusiasts Carver Aviation offers advanced technology learning facilities on Pilot Training and Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. Carver Aviation is the first flying school in India having an ISO 9001-2000 certification and is DGCA approved. The school is located in the rain shadow region of Baramati in Maharashtra, India. The school has an excellent infrastructure spread across 3,96,000 sq ft and has a wide variety of over 18 aircraft, one of the largest training fleet in the country. All About Carver Academy of Carver Aviation Pvt. Ltd., part of the European Aviation Holding Company Pvt. Ltd., is a DGCA approved Pilot Training, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Training and Maintains Repair & Overhaul. The training academy is located at Baramati and the MRO works are conducted at Juhu Aerodrome in Mumbai and at Baramati. Group Profile European Aviation Holding Company Pvt. Ltd. (EAHC) is a leading General Aviation company in India. EAHC has under its fold four companies which offer an array of services spread across Aircraft Trading, MRO, Flying Academy and Charter Services. The group consists of Indamer Company Pvt. Ltd., a market leader in General Aviation Aircraft Maintenance, Academy of Carver Aviation Pvt. Ltd. a leading flying academy in India, European Charters offering premium charter services with state of the art brand new corporate jets and European Aircraft Trading Company offering its customers a wide range of preowned and new aircraft. AME Courses Mechanical Stream A person holding these licenses covers the scope of maintenance of the Engines, Airframe and its Accessories. 1) Piston Engine (PE) 2) Light Aircraft (LA) Avionics Stream A person holding these licenses covers the scope of maintenance of the Electrical Systems, Instrument Systems, Communication Systems & Navigation Systems of the Aircraft. 1) Electrical Systems (ES) 2) Instrument Systems (IS) 3) Radio Navigation (RN). Opportunities for AME A student can be gainfully employed in Commercial airlines (Scheduled Operators - 15), Non Scheduled Operators (99), Charters, Cargo Carriers, Aircraft Manufacturers, MRO companies, Flying schools (48), AME Schools (68). Duration & Eligibility for the AME course The eligibility criteria is: 10+2 with minimum 50% marks (aggregate) in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics; Or A three year AICTE approved diploma in engineering; Or A higher qualification in science with Physics and Mathematics. “No physical disability” certificate from an MBBS doctor, “Colour Vision” certificate from an Ophthalmologist or by An approved eye hospital Fee structure Rs. 50,000/- per semester Why is an AME required All aircraft must carry a valid Airworthiness Certificate to be able to fly, Maintenance on the aircraft can be performed by a licensed AME only, this enables the aircraft to be eligible for the Airworthiness Certificate. AMEs carry considerable legal responsibility for ensuring that work has been performed in accordance with the applicable standards of air worthiness, An AME is a Licensed Engineer and works on the behalf of the DGCA (Govt. of India) in any organization. The work profile of an AME makes them amongst the highest paid in the Engineering fraternity, Compensation is commensurate with the type and number of categories (Licenses) an AME is authorized to certify ie. Aircraft, airframe or aircraft components Why to Choose Carver for the AME Course Theory and Practical are covered in detail,18 Airworthy Aircraft, Well equipped Labs Own MRO facility in Baramati & Mumbai. Group Company “Indamer” which is an approved Maintenance Organization (MRO) can offer “On Job Training” on Heavy Aircraft, Jet Engine & Helicopters Faculty members are from the Indian Air Force & the Airlines and bring with them an overall experience Of over 60 man years. Achievements: The first batch of students of the Carver AME institute has passed with 100% result in DGCA Paper I examination held in Feb 2009 session. Aniket Satpute, a Student of over First batch is among the 4 candidates who have topped at the all India level. Pilot Course Pilot Course helps an individual to acquire License to Fly Aircraft. Eligibility for a Pilot course Student Pilots License (SPL ) Age 16 completed: The student/enthusiast/incumbent will have to provide proof of age via a School Leaving Certificate/Birth Certificate or Passport, 10th Standard Pass: Proof of having successfully th completed 10 Standard will have to be provided along with a School Leaving Certificate, Class II Medical conducted by D.G.C.A. Approved Doctor. Commercial Pilots License (CPL) Age 18 completed: The student/enthusiast/incumbent will have to provide proof of age via a School Leaving Certificate/Birth Certificate or Passport, 12th Standard Pass (equivalent with Maths & Physics): Proof of having successfully completed 12th Standard will have to be provided along with a School Leaving Certificate, Class I Medical conducted by D.G.C.A. Approved Doctor Why Carver for Pilot Course Faster completion of flying hours, Round the year flying in the rain shadow region of Baramati, near Pune, World class infrastructure with large fleet of 18 aircrafts (Cessna 152 &172, P-68C, PA - 30), 7700 ft tarmac runway with a breadth of 150 feet, 396000 sq ft DGCA approved hangar facility, Own control tower and designated frequency 75000 sq ft Apron, Overhaul facility, Single, Twin engine and Jet simulator (ATC 710 & 810, Cirrus 11), Multimedia library, India’s experienced faculty from Indian Air force and Aviation Industry, Excellent placement track record with over 300 pilots employed with leading Airlines Employment Opportunities Students can look forward to employment in India at Commercial airlines (Scheduled Operators - 15), Non Scheduled Operators (99), Charters, Cargo Carriers, Students can also explore job opportunities with International Airlines. Fee structure For CPL 18 to 20 Lakhs. Education loans provided by Bank of Baroda, State Bank of Patiala & SBI CPL Student Testimonials Learning to fly at Carver played an important role in my life. With the education and confidence I obtained I was able to achieve my goals. Without the support and encouragement from my instructors and fellow students I might not be in the career I am in today. Thank You Carver !!!! , Student from Carver employed in Jet Airways My career in aviation began with the training and education I received in Carver. In Carver it did not matter who you are or where you came from. All that mattered was where you wanted to go. Carver pointed me in the right direction by providing me with quality training in aviation in order to succeed, Student from Carver employed in European Charters The most amazing part about training in Carver is their commitment to safety. I feel confident and prepared to deal with any situation that may arise because of the training I have received at Carver. I can't imagine getting better training than what I received at Carver. Student from Carver employed in Kingfisher Airlines Infrastructure: The Institute is located at Baramati (near Pune) The institute has approx. 15000 sq. ft area 12 fully furnished Air-conditioned Class rooms, Workshops, Avionics Labs, Examination cell, Projector room, Conference hall, and Well furnished and fully equipped library Academy also owns 396000 sq. ft. area for its flying academy at the MIDC Airport in Baramati. It conducts SPL , PPL and CPL Courses for ab-initio candidates. This facility is also utilized by the AME students for undergoing On Job Training. Accommodation and other facilities: Academy of Carver Aviation has a well furnished hostel accommodation for 300 students. It offers separate facility for boys and girls Canteen Facilities: Food is served from a modern central kitchen which maintains safe and hygienic food standards Transportation: Academy of Carver Aviation provides transport facility from Hostel to Campus at a nominal charge Recreational Facilities: Table Tennis, Basketball, Cricket and indoor games. Batch Start Date: th TH AME : 7 August 2009, CPL : 20 August 2009 You can reach the author on email@example.com or call on 09930596709 or log on www.carveraviation.com for more details about the institute.