Seminar on aircraft accident investigation

BANGALORE: The MVJ Department of Aeronautical Engineering recently organised a seminar on ‘Aircraft Accident Investigation’ at their college campus. The event began with a speech on ‘Destinati

Published: 03rd March 2012 02:57 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:27 PM   |  A+A-

BANGALORE: The MVJ Department of Aeronautical Engineering recently organised a seminar on ‘Aircraft Accident Investigation’ at their college campus. The event began with a speech on ‘Destination Disaster: Flight of KANISHK’ by eminent scientist Dr V. Ramachandran, Emeritus Scientist, CSIR, NAL.

The seminar focused on aircraft accident investigation, introduction to failure analysis, Jaguar aircraft and Hawk aircraft accident investigation, accidents in military aircrafts and its prevention and defect investigation on gas turbine engines. The seminar was attended by a large number of participants from other academic institutes and research labs as well. The participating students were given an opportunity to interact with the speakers and scientists on disasters in the history of aviation in India and abroad.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr K.S Badrinarayan, Principal, MVJCE said, “The seminar generated lots of enthusiasm and interest among budding aeronautical engineers in knowing the causes of aircraft accidents, their investigations, how the court on inquiry works in this area and what preventive measures are taken. The seminar was an eye-opener on aircraft accidents.”

The seminar was presided over by Dr K S Badarinarayan, Principal, MVJCE. The guest speakers and delegates were invited from IAF  , NAL, CEMILLAC, HAL and DGAQA.

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