Thursday, November 17, 2016

IAF Chief Inaugurates Seminar on Aviation Maintenance Trends AVIAMAT-2016

The Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha inaugurated a seminar on Aviation Maintenance Trends (AVIAMAT-2016) at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi.

Indian Air Force is organising two day seminar on Aviation Maintenance Trends (AVIAMAT-2016) on 15th and 16th November 2016. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha delivered the inaugural address of the seminar. The focus of the seminar is on the futuristic and alternative aviation maintenance approaches for both, the legacy systems as well as new systems to be inducted in IAF.

The Objective of the seminar is to bring together the designers, producers and users of high-tech aviation equipment so as to exploit the potential of available technologies. This would create a vibrant and advancing front for futuristic aviation maintenance technology. Topics on wide range of subject like Life Extension/ Supply Chain Management & Sustenance of Aircraft, Aviation Sensors & Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems, Trends in Propulsion Engineering & Emerging FOL Trends and Explosives & High Energy Materials would be presented by various delegates from the aviation maintenance field.

The AVIAMAT Seminar will see the participation of aviation experts not only from the sister services but also from other stakeholders like Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) and Directorate General of Aviation Quality Assurance. These agencies have embraced modern technologies and achieved significant indigenization and have a major role in enhancing nation's aviation maintenance technology.

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