Farhaz Haidar Dalwai
Farhaz Haidar DalwaiB1.1 Instructor and Assessor/ Specialist

My name is Farhaz Haidar Dalwai, a B1.1 Instructor and Assessor/ Specialist, approved by Air Service Training (AST) and DGCA, and my job is to deliver Teaching, Learning, and Assessing students. Having a Teaching experience of more than 1,700 training hours on various theoretical and practical modules. It is my pleasure being associated with ‘COLLEGE OF AVIATION TECHNOLOGY’ for more than 4 years and have been working with great passion and enthusiasm. The college is equipped with the best facilities providing a vast knowledge in the Aviation field. I shall contribute all my physical and mental Prowess as an Instructor and Mentor, to students in order to develop the next generation of Aviation Engineer’s.

I am in Aviation Industry for more than 8 years and having experience of working with Part 147 training organization and on field experience working for Air India ltd co.  I am holding a dual diploma, Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and Diploma in Mechanical Engineering. Have acquired, Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer’s Certificate approved by DGCA India, along with other certifications of Human Factors, EASA/Part66/147 Regulations, Train the Trainer.

As per my Qualification and Experience, I am Authorized by AST and DGCA to teach theory modules which include, M01-Mathematics, M02-Physics, M06-Materials and Hardware, M07-Basic Workshop/Maintenance practices, M15-Gas Turbine Engines. Apart from theoretical modules, I am specialized in conducting Practical Training for module 07- Workshop Practices, module 15- Gas Turbine Engines and module 11- Aircraft systems.

Shiju Ponthokkan Augustin
Shiju Ponthokkan AugustinManager AME Training/Instructor Avionics (B2)

Shiju P Augustin is a pioneer C.A.T training faculty member with more than 20 years of experience in aviation line/depot maintenance, design, modification, management and training.

Professionally qualified with bachelor’s degrees in Aeronautical Engineering & Business Applications and certified with Train the Trainer, EWIS, Human Factors, MTOE, Risk Assessment & Management and advanced avionics in Boeing & Airbus.

Prior to joining C.A.T, he had been successful in the roles of manager/ maintenance engineer/ trainer of military aircrafts and systems in Indian Navy, avionics customer support engineer in TATA Advanced Systems Ltd. and approved EASA Part-66 trainer in Australian College of Kuwait a Part-147 training organization. Domain expertise includes, but not limited to fixed/rotary wing aircrafts, unmanned aerial vehicles and advanced digital avionics systems.

In depth knowledge and systematic approach in setting up of avionics/electrical laboratory in C.A.T supported the initial authority approval process. Tireless efforts and tech-savvy approach was instrumental in establishing question banks based on the approved training material.

Avionics Instructor/Assessor (B2) approval from AST-Scotland/ DGCA-Kuwait/ GCAA-UAE covers EASA modules 01 to 07, 11 & 13 for category A (Mechanic), B1.1 & B2 (Diploma).

A Subject Matter Expert (SME) with high motivation skills continues to be a mentor for aspiring aviation engineers.

Abdulazeez Abdul Rahiman
Abdulazeez Abdul Rahiman Aircraft Maintenance Engineer

ABDULAZEEZ ABDUL RAHIMAN with a career spanning over 14 years in aircraft maintenance/Training roles at Air India Ltd, Kuwait airways corporation & College of Aviation Technology KUWAIT.   

Inspired to Motivate young Students into Aviation Sector.

ABDULAZEEZ ABDUL RAHIMAN has a bachelor’s degree in- Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, from Singhania University, India & Aircraft Maintenance Engineering (A.M.E.), from VSM Aerospace, India, approved by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (D.G.C.A.) 

Having the opportunity to join College of Aviation Technology – an organization of excellence within the Aviation training college in Kuwait is one that I am delighted to continue. “I look forward to being part of an organization that has enjoyed sound students training since its inception and hope to contribute learnings gained in my career for the long-term success of College of Aviation technology (CAT).

I Majorly Handles: module’s theory and practical’s for aircraft maintenance engineering. Handling Teaching day to day operations of workshops / hangar. Carrying out routine maintenance of training aids & equipment to ensure it is in proper condition and safe to use / operate. Ensuring smooth running of the workshops / hangar with regards to availability, storage and procurement of tools and equipment.


M1- Mathematics, M2- Physics, M6- Materials and Hardware, M7- Maintenance Practices

M8- Basic Aerodynamics, M11- Aircraft Systems, M-15 Gas Turbines, M-17 Propellers


Hands on experience / On Job Training (OJT) on Maintenance checks covering servicing, modifications, repair, replacements, test, operation and inspection of aircraft components/ items of equipment including Cabin/IFE during major checks under supervision of licensed engineers on the following aircraft.

Boeing 747-400, 777-200 ,777-300, Airbus A300, 310, 319, 320, 330, 340.

NavazAircraft Avionics Systems & Electrical Wiring, and in Technical Training

Experienced Instructor with a demonstrated history of working in the aviation industry for a period of 30 years. Skilled in maintenance of Aircraft Avionics Systems & Electrical Wiring, and in Technical Training. Post aquiring diploma in electronics engg, started my career as an avionics supervisor in Indian Naval aviation in the year 1988, grew to the position of a middle level manager in the millitary environments. Worked under various capacities such as Trainer, Inspector, Auditor, Examiner, in-cahrges of avionics workshops and flying squadrons. Qualified to maintain, service and clear the millitary aircraft such as Islander, Dornier, Chetak, Seaking MK42A/B/C helicopters and also was instrumental in modification of many avionic systems onboard. I was awarded with a graduation certificate on release from defence service.

Received Marine Radio surveyor approval of ABS class ships on aquiring my GMDSS license. Maintenance of Marine Radio/Navigation & communication systems and onboard Automation systems was another field of my expertise.

Joined Kuwait Airforce as a senior avionics technician where the maintenance of Tucano, Hawk, Puma & Superpuma helicopter’s avionic systems was the prime duty.

Took up the career as an Avionics Instructor in prestigious CAT in March 2017. Having received the approval of EASA Part 147 Instructor/Practical/Assessor/Invigilator from AST Scotland, DGCA Kuwait and GCAA UAE, currently conduct B1 and B2 Theoretical classroom & Practical workshop training as per the training schedule.  Prepared question banks for B1/B2 students & practical courseware for the CAT-A students. Maintain up to date and accurate student records for all training and practical sessions conducted.

Courses undergone includes, Train the Trainer course, Maestro Trainer  course, AST second site induction training, Human factors Course, EASA/KCSASR/CAR Part 66/147/145 Regulations & CAT MTOE Procedures training, Question Bank Methodology EASA/KCSASR/CAR Part 66 for MCQ & Essay writing, Avotek Training Aids course, & Formal Assessment Practical training course.

Samir Firefire
Samir FirefireSupt. Of Engines Unit | Specialist | AST Approved Instructor

Working in College of Aviation Technology since last 3 years as an AST and DGCA approved B1.1 Instructor having a teaching experience of more than 1300 training hours on various modules. Prior to that, worked 8 years in Aviation Industry, working for national carrier Air India, leading private airline Jet Airways and MRO & Engineering Company Max Aerospace and Aviation private limited. Specialized experience on Gas Turbine Engines GE-90, CFM-56, PW-4056 and Rolls Royce. Joining Part 147 Training organization, my contribution to the aviation sector is to produce some skilled Aircraft Maintenance Engineers by sharing my experience and knowledge, in a well esteemed organization by delivering theoretical and hands on practical training.

Qualifications: Bachelor in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering and EASA Certificate of Recognition for various modules, Diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering, BAMEC ( Basic Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Certificate ) holder for Heavy Aeroplanes and Jet Engines. Undergone professional training in Train the trainer, Human Factor, Induction Training, FAM course on Boeing 737 and many more.

Teaching B1.1 mechanical authorized modules B01 Mathematics, B02 Physics, Module 07 & 11 Aircraft Systems (Aeroplane Practical) and B15 Gas Turbine Engines Theory and Practical for EASA/AST approved Engineering AME Diploma Course CAT B and DGCA approved Mechanics Diploma Cat A. Specialized in Module 07 & 11 Aircraft System Practical and Module 15 Gas Turbine Engine – Theory cum practical. Successfully completing the course qualifies you for Aircraft Maintenance Engineer/ Technician license, which is authorized by DGCA, EASA and GCAA which is recognized internationally.


After retiring from Kuwait Airways Corporation on December 2017, I joined College of Aviation Technology on January 2018 as ASSESSOR FAP, INSTRUCTOR (AVIONICS).

Since then I was teaching practical  (Avionics) for the students in the Avionic Labs and Hanger Aircrafts as per approved authorization and available facilities.

I have the  following approvals from AST And Kuwait DGCA:- 

3) Electrical Fundamentals Practical  (B03P) Cat:B

13) Avionics System Modules 07 & 13 Aircraft Avionics System Practical (Avionic)    (B07 – 13AP) Cat:B 

  • I hold Diploma in Electrical Engineering .    
  • Diploma in Technology from Indian Airforce (Ministry of Defense – India)
  • Bachelor University Degree in Public Administration

I was in the Indian Airforce  and got retired in 1987 on completion of 15 years regular service.

As per Kuwait Airways requirement, I have undergone FAM Courses and worked on AIRBUS – 320, 310-300, 300-600, 330 & 340

BOEING 777-200, 777-300ER, 747-400, 747-200.

EWIS, Aviation Security, Aircraft Maintenance Safety, Fuel Tank Safety & Human Factor Courses during my tenure.

During my stay in College of Aviation, I have undergone the following Courses:-

Train The Trainer, Presentation Skills Workshops,  MTOE – Familiarization and Risk Management Course

I enjoy in imparting the knowledge and experience gained to the new generation.

Dr. Salah Jamil Alhailat
Dr. Salah Jamil AlhailatAeronautical and Aerospace Engineer

Joined the College of Aviation Technology (CAT) in early 2018 as a maintenance training instructor and the degree program manager. Qualified with BSc and PhD degrees in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering from the UK, I started my career as an aircraft engineer and maintenance officer with the Royal Jordanian Air Force. Served the Air Force for 30 years, retired as a Brigadier General after holding the top post in my rank as the Director of Maintenance. Immediately after retirement I was appointed as the CEO of Jordan Aeronautical Systems Company which is a maintenance/repair and overhaul (MRO) center for commercial aircraft.  I had the honour of holding various leadership and commanding roles in aircraft maintenance, training, maintenance management, operations, safety management system, quality assurance and project management to mention a few. My training experience extended over 20 years before joining CAT and included many courses taught within the Air Force and other pilots/engineers training academies in Jordan. Subjects taught were: Aircraft Maintenance Officers course, Aircraft Systems, Aircraft Instrumentations, Aircraft Power Plant & Jet Engines, Principles of Aircraft Flight.

At CAT I teach the modules of: mathematics, physics, electrical fundamentals, aircraft materials and hardware, aerodynamics and human factors.

Since joining CAT, I held the post of Degree Program Manager with the role of upgrading CAT’s degree to the BSc Degree level in collaboration with an international-accredited foreign university. It is hoped that our success in this endeavours will place CAT as the top and unique university in Kuwait to provide such a degree in aviation. 

Luay Saleem Albakairi
Luay Saleem AlbakairiAeronautical and Aerospace Engineer

Joined the College of Aviation Technology (CAT) in 2018 as an Avionics training instructor. Qualified with Diploma degree in Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering from Jordan, I started my career as an aircraft engineer and maintenance technician with the Royal Jordanian Air Force. Served the Air Force for 14 years where I was responsible for maintaining Collins HF, VHF, UHF communication (ICS, UHF ARC 164, UHF 159, V/UHF 186 and V/UHF Talon ARC 210) and (TACAN, IFF, ADF, DME, ATC, HSI and VOR) navigation equipment for all aircraft used by RJAF. My duties included running test program, alignment, troubleshooting and fault isolation for all communication and navigation equipment for various simulator systems, also I was responsible for maintaining Radar system, and head-up display (HUD) preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and fault isolation using test equipment and documentation. My duties included teaching of technical courses, store and supply management.

After retirement my training experience extended as an Avionics Instructor over 5 years before joining College of Aviation Technology and included many courses taught within pilots/engineers training academies in Jordan. Subjects taught were: Aircraft Maintenance courses, Aircraft Systems, Aircraft Instrumentations, piloting ground school in Royal Jordanian Air Academy and JORAMCO Academy for Aeronautical science.

At College of Aviation Technology  I teach the modules of: Mathematics (M1), Physics (M2), Electrical Fundamentals (M3), Electronics Fundamentals (M4), Digital techniques (M5), Parts in aircraft materials and hardware (M6), Parts in Aircraft Practices (M7),  Aerodynamics (M8), human factors (M9), Air Legislation (M10), B1 Aircraft Systems (M11), B2 Aircraft Systems (M13).

My target in College of Aviation is to guide my students through the college aviation program.