Air Commodore J J Wani (Retd)
Air Commodore J J Wani is BE (Mechanical) from COEP, Aeronautical Engineer (Mech), M.Tech (IME) from IIT Kanpur and M. Phil in Strategic Management from University of Madras. He is also a graduate from National Defence College (NDC), Delhi.
Air Officer served for 35+ years in Indian Air Force (IAF) in different capacities. He has worked extensively on Bomber, Fighter, Transport, Trainer aircraft and Helicopters of IAF. Air Officer has held important appointments as Senior Technical Officer, Indigenization Officer, Chief of Planning, CEO, Command Engineering Officer, Director Acquisition. He also commanded as Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of one of the Air Force Stations of strategic importance.
He has experience as Senior Technical Instructor at NDA. He was also Senior Faculty of Management at Air Force Technical College, Bangalore and conducted various management capsules for senior engineers of IAF and friendly foreign countries.
At present, he is consultant to various institutions / organisation in the field of Aviation Engineering.
For his distinguished service in IAF, he was awarded commendation by Air Officer Commanding in Chief (AOC-in-C) and by Chief of Air Staff (CAS).
Mr. Saswat Ranjan Pati
Mr. Saswat Ranjan Pati is the Training Manager at PUNE IAT.
He has a rich experience of over 13 years of experience in the field of Aviation. He has held important positions in the field of Aviation Maintenance and Training Organisations. He has experience of working on various aircrafts like Islander BN-2T, Cessna 152, Cessna 172, Super King Air B200, Learjet 24, Zenith CH2000 etc. He has served as an Aircraft Technician, Store In-charge, qualified A.M.P. & Composite Instructor, CAMO Coordinator, Examination Manager and as Training Manager. In his tenure as Training Manager he has successfully passed out around 300 AME students.
Mr. Saswat Ranjan Pati is also a certified Lead Auditor in ISO 9001:2015 by BSI India Pvt. Ltd. He has also successfully completed NDT Level II certification. He is trained on CAR-145, CAR 147, CAR 66, Human Factor, MOE, EPM and instrumental in imparting training in the same domain. Now he is current on CAR-147 (Basic) and has comprehensive knowledge of Quality requirements in organisation. With his experience as Training Manager for around three years and managerial skills, he is thorough in MTOE, Aircraft Documentation, preparation of Training Material and capable of micro-managing all the relevant events of DGCA training. He is also coordinating effectively the curriculum of B.Sc. (Aviation) as per SPPU for the students undergoing both the program Aircraft maintenance Engineering and B.Sc. (Aviation) simultaneously.
Mr. Vilas Kailas Gavhane
Mr. Vilas Kailas Gavhane is the Quality Manager at PUNE IAT.
He is holding the Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Examination Certificate (BAMEEC) issued by DGCA. He is also a graduate in Arts from YCM Open University.
He has a rich experience of 10 years in the field of Aviation. He has held important positions in the field of Aviation Maintenance and Training Organisations. He has three years of maintenance experience on Cessna 152 & 172 aircrafts and 7 years of Teaching experience. He has held various appointments as Senior Instructor, Dy. Chief Instructor, Dy. Training Manager and as Quality Manager. He has also served as a qualified CAMO Coordinator at Blue Ray aviation.
Mr. Vilas Kailas Gavhane is also certified Lead Quality Auditor (ISO 9001:2015) by BSI India Pvt. Ltd. He has successfully completed training on CAR M, CAR 145, CAR 66 and Safety Management System. Now he is currently on CAR-147 (Basic) and has comprehensive knowledge of Quality requirements in Maintenance and Training organisation. With his experience as Dy. Training Manager for three years, he is thorough in MTOE, Aircraft Documentation, preparation of Training Material and capable of micro-managing the all relevant events of DGCA training. He is actively involved in Training and Placement cell for career building and placement of AME students. As a Quality Manager and training coordinator, he is very effective in dovetailing curriculum of B.Sc. (Aviation) as per SPPU with AME syllabus for the students undergoing both the program AME and B.Sc. (Aviation) simultaneously.
Mr. Rakesh Kumar Srivastava
Backed by his 26 years of experience working in the maintenance and instructional field of aviation, Mr. Srivastava has also been associated with the Indian Air Force (Aircraft System) and worked for one year at the world pioneer organization United Nations at Congo (Africa). He has been an integral part of PUNE IAT and continues to inspire the students and the staff members to think innovatively and work dedicatedly.
Mr. Ramakrishna Iyengar
A phenomenal 45 years of experience in the aviation industry, particularly in the instructional and maintenance field make Mr. Iyengar the expert on campus. He has worked with some of the most reputed names in the industry, namely Indamer Aviation Pvt. Limited, Indian Airlines, Kingfishers, Air Deccan, Indigo airlines and Silvers Jubilees Pvt. Limited. His ability to transform any problem into a creative solution makes him a great leader and faculty at PUNE IAT.