Dr. K. C. Samuel is a member of the Aeronautical Society of India, a licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer and an Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers & Technicians. He is also a private pilot license holder from the Madras Flying Club. He holds a Doctorate in Philosophy and Humanities Management.
He was a University rank holder, an IIT Madras graduate, a graduate of Defence Service Staff College, Wellington, and a Flight Engineer. He has over 50 years of experience which include Flying Maintenance of various types of Aeroplanes and Helicopters of the Indian Army and Indian Air Force. He was decorated with the Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India for Services of a high order. He is a recipient of Rashtriya Vidya Gaurav Medal, Certificate of Educational Excellence, Best Educationist, Lifetime Education Achievement Award, and Arch of International Excellence from various organizations.
A stalwart in the field of Aircraft Engineering, bringing with him 48 years of experience of training Aircraft Engineers globally at ST Aerospace - Singapore, Malaysian Airlines - Kuala Lumpur and Emirates - Dubai. EASA and CAAS Trainer Part 66, GCAA Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Approved by EASA and CAAS to conduct Airbus A318, A319, A320, A321, Boeing 777-200/300 and Airbus A330-200/300 Aircraft Type Courses in B1 and B2 for LAEs. Approved by UAE GCAA to conduct Aircraft Type courses on Boeing 777-200/300/300ER/200LR/200F, Airbus A380-800, A330-200, A340-500, A340-300 courses for Engineers and Mechanics.