Mangalore: The Srinivas University, Mangalore the first and only state private University in South Karnataka has acquired various types of aircraft to teach the students of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering. It may be recalled that the University has launched Aviation Studies programmes under its College of Aviation Studies. The Cessna Aircraft and a Helicopter is already delivered to the campus while another 10 seater Lear jet aircraft will be inducted soon.
Today the Chancellor of the UniversityShri. CA. A. Raghavendra Rao along with the Pro-Chancellor, Dr. A. Srinivas Rao received the Keys of the aircrafts. Shri. CA. A. Raghavendra Rao announced that the University is committed to become a leading source of skilled manpower for the Airlines Industry which is bound to grow in the coming decades. He also said that a new flight simulator will also be installed in the campus to provide piolet licence training to the students who are interested in becoming piolets.
The University is offering programmes in
- Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (B.Sc/B.Tech)
- Piolet Training
In order to give good exposure to the students the University has tied up with MH cockpit and also has the services of leading aircraft engineers who have put in more than 3 decades of service and are empanelled by DGCA.