K N Ramakrishna


He comes with a wide range of experience in both Military and Civil Aviation sectors in the areas of Programme Management, Aircraft Design & Development, Experimental Flight Testing & Evaluation, Aerospace Quality Assurance and Aircraft MRO. He started his aviation career in the IAF as an Aeronautical Engineer and served in various capacities in premier institutions of the IAF like ASTE, Bangalore and Air Head Quarters, New Delhi. Subsequently, he joined Jet Airways (India) Ltd. Mumbai, where he was instrumental in establishing MRO facilities for B-737 and ATR 72 aircraft fleet and mapping & standardizing the technical processes of Engineering and Maintenance Division. Later, he joined CADES Digitech Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore as Vice President - Programme Management and led the team for design and development of Stub Wing and LEVCON for LCA-Navy and design and development of HT and VT with FRP composites for SARAS aircraft. He served as a member of several committees constituted to study the opportunities for MRO in the Indian Civil Aviation sector, investigate aircraft accidents, life extension and assessment of structural integrity of modified aircraft. He is a qualified Flight Test Engineer from Air Force Test Pilots School and holds AME License on Boeing 737- NG Aircraft from DGCA, M.Tech in Aircraft Structures from IIT Bombay and MBA in Operations Management.

He is entrusted with the responsibilities of CEO, Sattva AASPL. The CEO is assisted by Senior Managers heading both core Operational and Support Services Departments who in turn are supported and guided by a team of seniors consultants who are accomplished professionals retired from HAL, NAL and CMTI.