The Best Aircraft Maintenance Engineering institute in Kerala

Sha-Shib Aviation Academy

Approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India, Sha-Shib Aviation Academy (SAA) has emerged as one of the premier Aircraft Maintenance Engineering institutes in India. As a part of the Sha-Shib Group of Institutions, SAA is dedicated to providing quality training to its students by offering all the necessary facilities for an exceptional academic experience. The group has gained recognition as the largest provider of top-notch Aircraft Maintenance Engineering training in South Asia, as per CAR 147.

Located in close proximity to the seventh-largest international airport in India, the academy aims to provide an excellent academic environment for students, taking into consideration the region's cultural diversity and growth potential. Kochi, known as the 'Queen of the Arabian Sea,' serves as India's gateway to the Middle East and Gulf countries, offering numerous opportunities for growth and careers in the aviation sector. With dedicated and experienced faculty, state-of-the-art infrastructure, world-class training equipment, and a conducive educational atmosphere, Sha-Shib Aviation Academy stands out as one of the best institutions to pursue a dream career in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

Sha-Shib Aviation Academy (SAA) is approved by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, Ministry of Civil Aviation (Govt. of India) vide Letter No: DAW/TRG/2007/917 dated 13th June, 2007 & DGCA/CAR/147(B)/34 dated 4th Oct. 2018 for conduction of 2-year Aircraft Maintenance Engineering course in category B1.1(Mechanical) & B2(Avionics).

In addition to AME, the Sha-Shib Group provides courses in Commercial Pilot License training, Air Hostess and Cabin Crew Training, all in compliance with the guidelines set by the DGCA and relevant authorities of the Civil Aviation Department.

Why SAA Kochi?

Your attitude, not your aptitude, will determine your altitude.

  • SAA is situated in a prime location just opposite Cochin International Airport, India’s fourth-largest international airport, which has become the first airport to function completely on solar energy, marking a major milestone on our planet. This location fuels our students' dreams.
  • The educational scenario in Kerala is far more advanced than in other states of India. It is ranked as one of the most literate states. The Kerala model of development owes its success to achievements in the areas of education and health.
  • We impart education through Digital Smart & Air-Conditioned Classes, facilitating better comprehension and emphasising that technology is now an integral part of the teaching system.
  • The institute is equipped with various workshops and working models related to aircraft systems, such as Airframe Shop, Engine Shop, Precision Shop, Welding Shop, Machine Shop, Fitting Shop, Instrument Shop, Radio Shop, Electrical Shop, etc., for uncompromised training of AME students.
  • Our aircraft hangar is filled with numerous synthetic working mock-ups along with fully operational Lear-Jet 25B and Cessna-150 aircraft for better understanding and exposure to practical knowledge for students.
  • Kerala is India's first tourism Super Brand. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country, named as one of the ten paradises of the world by National Geographic Traveler. Kerala – God's Own Country, has become a global super brand. Kerala is regarded as one of the destinations with the highest brand recall. Kerala attracted 660,000+ foreign tourist arrivals in a year.
  • Kerala state has four operational international airports as of 2018 and is the only Indian state with four international airports. Kochi, Trivandrum, Kozhikode, and Tiruchirappalli hosted more international passengers than those traveling within the country.
  • Our students have better placement opportunities with domestic operators like Air-India, Indigo, SpiceJet, Air Asia, etc. As Kerala and its people are well connected with international destinations like Gulf countries, Middle East countries, etc., our students easily get opportunities to work with international aviation players like Oman Air, Qatar Airways, Emirates Airlines, Lufthansa Airlines, British Airways, Fly Dubai, etc.

Our Infrastructure

SAA has developed well-equipped infrastructure, well-designed Airframe, Jet Engine, Electrical, Instrument, Radio Navigation practical training labs and Battery, Fitting / Machine /Sheet Metal, Welding, NDT & Composite workshops and Aircraft Hanger accommodated with fully functional Lear jet 25B business jet aircrafts, to facilitate the best of learning ambience.

Smart Class Rooms

We adhere to the latest educational facilities, to promote the active and audio visual learning amongst students. Keeping this very factor in mind, our smart class rooms laced with the projectors, audio video systems and white-boards. All the application based subjects are taught with the help of PowerPoint presentations and the other audio-visual teaching aids. This not only helps in understanding their learning but it also develops their presentation skills and builds confidence level.

Our Library

Library is equipped with well stocked volumes of text books, reference books, automated CD’s & periodicals spanning the entire spectrum of the Aviation Industry. The entire collection of books is readily available to students & teachers either for reading in the library or for study in home. Various kinds of reference books like DGCA/EASA question banks, notes, encyclopaedias, dictionaries and chronicles are available to the students.

General Engineering Lab

An AME must have undertaking of basics of a machinist job. This shop is designed for basic training of sheet metal job, drilling, riveting, filing and many more. In this shop one group of bench vice, lathe machine, rivet gun, sheet cutter, grinder, power drill etc. are available for training. The workshops in SAA, Kochi viz. Machine shop, fitting shop, welding shop, NDT shop and Battery shop prepare the students for the job application.

Our Mechanical Lab

This shop is designed for giving the basic idea about mechanical system of aircraft system, where students will learn about aircraft power plant system on turbine engine/jet engine and airframe structural components from which student can get basic idea about aircraft airframe, aircraft engines, its construction & system operation.

Avionics Lab

SAA’s Avionics Lab enables the demonstration of avionics technologies and engineering tools. The Avionics Lab is consists of three different sections i.e. Radio Navigation lab, Instrument lab and Electrical lab. Labs are well-equipped with the basic as well as state-of-the-art technology. Mock-ups of all the Instruments, Electrical equipment and Radio systems of Aircraft systems are available. The entire basic practical’s related to aircraft avionics system can be performed in our labs along with mock-ups, actual equipment used in Aviation Industry are also available, so that students can get better hands on training of aircraft avionics systems.

Computer Lab

The institute has state-of-the-art computer labs so that students can keep abreast with enhanced IT requirements of future aviators. To make up the pace of 21 st century aviators, it is necessary that one should get trained on latest working procedures connected with software and our students get rigorous practice for computer based online examinations, which help them in clearing module exams conducted by DGCA. Computers are connected with Internet and e learning facility.

Aircraft Hanger

Sha-Shib Aviation Academy`s aircraft hangar has a serviceable twin-engine LEARJET 25B business jet aircraft installed with GE CJ 610-6 turbo fan engine for practical training of the students. The hands-on knowledge helps them in developing a pragmatic and proactive approach once they are into the aviation industry.

Focused Practical Learning

Practical training is of paramount importance in aviation. Recognizing the fact, Sha-Shib Aviation Academy has associated with A I Engineering Services Ltd. And Go Airlines for providing hands on practical training to our students. Besides, the group has Aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhauling Organizations under CAR 145, approved by DGCA, across various locations in India.

Excellent Amenities

Sha-Shib Aviation Academy focuses on the overall development of a student. Along with excellent education, extracurricular activities that nourish the student are also essential. We have a hygienic canteen for light refreshments, hostel facility for outstation students, indoor game room, transport system for easy conveyance and first-aid facility.

Our Group

Mission & Vision

We make every decision that enables us to better educate our students for career success by supporting the personal development of our learners and updating our curriculum and teaching techniques in order to produce graduates with the necessary skills to sustain individual career success with the global economy.

Providing global employers and society with skilled manpower that is a fundamental requirement for economic success and contribution to the community. To produce world class technocrats who can get good jobs & contribute a lot for fulfilling the dream project of making our dear nation a superpower with all progress and prosperity.

Sha-Shib Group

Largest Group in South Asia for Imparting Training in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering

Founded in 1991, SHA-SHIB GROUP took roots from the seed of a simple but singular idea – To address the ever-rising demand for technical professionals who can keep pace with the change in Technical landscape.

A pioneer and explorer in the field of higher education, SHA-SHIB charted out a path to impart high quality technical education in the fields of Pilot Training, Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering, Aviation Management Courses, Air Hostess Training, Engineering Courses in different disciplines, various post-graduation and graduation level courses.

Under the visionary leadership of the Founder members, Sha-Shib soon took wings and conquered heights as the largest group of in south asia for imparting practical training in the field of Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

Today, there are More than 14 acclaimed institutes under the umbrella of Sha-Shib group that enable students in their quest for excellence through state-of-the-art infrastructure, modern equipment, dedicated and experienced faculties with commendable background.

Sha-Shib group is having tie-ups with Air India and Go Airlines for imparting practical training and also with Air Works India and Indamer Aviation, the two (02) leading MROs in the country to provide practical training for AME students, so that the students are getting the best hands on experience and exposure in the actual maintenance environment with the national carrier and the best MROs of this country. Additionally, as mentioned above, group has its own maintenance facilities where the students are getting well trained & getting practical skills in the actual maintenance environment. The manpower trained in this manner will surely be an asset for the aviation industry and will generate future leaders.

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