A Study on Human Resource Formation Capacity

Aviation Week and the Balamand Institute of Aeronuaitcs are conducting this CONFIDENTIAL survey to quantify the training capacity for aviation maintenance technicians, engineers and specialists in the Middle East. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete and responses will be kept anonymous. We will jointly present the results at the MRO Middle East Conference & Exhibition in February 2014. The results also will appear in Aviation Week & Space Technology MRO Edition's Jan. 27 issue.

* 1. Which regulatory training approvals does your training institution hold? (Tick all that apply)

* 2. How many (Teaching, Technical and Administrative) staff does your organization employ to comply with its pertinent approval?

* 3. Which certified aircraft maintenance licenses or degree programs does your school offer? (Tick all that apply)

* 4. Does your school offer specialty training?

* 5. If you answered "Yes" to Question #4, please indicate type:

* 6. Where do students receive practical training? (tick all that apply)

* 7. How many students are enrolled in your aviation maintenance-related programs

* 8. How many students are expected to graduate from your school with a maintenance/engineering degree in 2013 and have the potential to obtain a certified maintenance license?

* 9. What is your school’s annual training capacity for students in aviation maintenance related programs?

* 10. Does your school plan to increase this capacity in/by 2015?

* 11. Does your school partner with other academic institutions on joint research or academic programs?

* 12. . Does your school partner with industry manufacturers, airlines or service providers?

* 13. . If you answered “Yes” to question 12 (please answer all that apply):

* 14. What do you think is your school’s biggest challenge?

* 15. Do you think the Middle East regional training organizations will provide enough licensed engineers/maintenance technicians to fulfill the region’s forecasted aviation growth?

* 16. In the space below, please provide any comments that you may think are relevant:

* 17. As a special thanks for taking this survey you are pre-qualified to receive a complimentary digital subscription to Aviation Week & Space Technology. (Please select your subscription below).

* 18. If you ansered "Yes" to question 17 - Please provide your email address here.

* 19. If you would like the summarized survey results, please include your email.

Thank you for your input!