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An aircraft maintenance engineer keeps aircraft in working order through maintenance, repairs and inspections. The FederalAviation Administration, or FAA, regulates mechanical work on aircraft, and individuals entering this field must meet specifictraining and certification requirements. Aircraft maintenance engineers must be prepared to carefully follow FAA regulationsand work long hours on emergency repairs.

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 from a recognized board pass with subjects like Math, Physics and Chemistry with at least 50% marks in each subject. A diploma-pass candidate should also earn 50% aggregate in 10th class. The same goes for B.Sc. students.

Duration:Four-year full time degree course.

Job Description

An aircraft maintenance engineer is responsible for ensuring an aircraft operates properly and safely. A maintenance engineermay make repairs, troubleshoot problems, conduct inspections and make upgrades to aircrafts. Daily duties may includekeeping records of and performing scheduled maintenance, making emergency repairs, or preparing for Federal AviationAdministration (FAA) inspections.

An aircraft maintenance engineer works with specialized aviation and power tools, computers, diagnostic equipment and x-raymachines. While working, he or she may climb ladders or stand on scaffolds, manage other maintenance staff or spend longhours on emergency repairs. Maintenance engineers must carefully observe all FAA rules and regulations when performing anyjob duty.