Department of Aeronautical Engineering, FET, MRIIRS organized an expert lecture on Aircraft Maintenance Philosophy which was delivered by Air Vice Marshal Sudhanshu Saxena (Retd).
Air Vice Marshal S Saxena, during his 35 years of service career in IAF has held various important appointments at field units, Command Head Quarters, Air Headquarters as well as at DRDO. He spoke on the topic drawing from his rich experience in IAF and also on the instructional tenure in DRDO.
The expert lecture began with the role, history and insight into operations of Indian Air Force. The Air Marshal deliberated in detail on various types of servicing requirements of modern aircraft. The electronic maintenance management system under operationalisation in the Indian Air Force was also discussed. There was a brief discussion about the manning and training details of Aeronautical Engineers in the Indian Air Force as well as a detailed discussion on Flight Safety mechanism in place along with major areas of concern to achieve highest standards of Aerospace Safety.
This provided an opportunity to all the aeronautical faculty and students to get acquainted with the various facets of Aircraft Maintenance Philosophy and the challenging role of Aeronautical Engineers being played to maintain the complex systems of various aircraft towards safe flying.