January 10, 2022



The Department of Aeronautical & Aerospace Engineering, MVJCE, organised an Industrial Visit to AIRFORCE TECHNICAL COLLEGE, Jalahalli West, Bengaluru. The visit had been scheduled on 03rd December 2021, from 10 am to 2 pm. 47 students from the 5th semester from the Third Year, Aerospace Engineering Department, were taken on this one-day visit to the Airforce Technical College, to get a brief understanding about the opportunities available for fresh graduates. They were accompanied by two faculty members.

The session by Ms. Nimisha, Faculty of AFTC, started at around 10.00 am. She gave an inspiring account of the industrial requirements, and the role of Aeronautical Engineers in the Indian Airforce. This was followed by a question-and-answer session.

Later, the students, accompanied by the faculty of AFTC, were taken to the facilities, where they saw the static model of MIG-21 and MIG-27 model. The students were also shown around other facilities such as Propulsion lab, Flight Simulators lab, Missiles, Bombs and Radar System Museum, Maintenance hangar system, Ejection system and the Central Library of AFTC. At all these areas, the personnel of AFTC enlightened the students about the working of different propulsion systems, and the working and importance of flight simulators.



Outcome of the Event

This Industrial Visit enabled the students to have a visual image of the working of aircraft systems, and to understand the opportunities available for an Aeronautical Engineer.