History of ATI

Airmen Training Institute is located at BAF Base Zahurul Haque, on the confluence of Karnafuli River and the Bay of Bengal, is a vital training institute of Bangladesh Air Force. This institute was established on the 4th of August, 1975 named as Training Wing for Military and Technical Training for airmen of Bangladesh Air Force of various trades.

On 25th October 2018, Honorable Prime Ministry of the Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the institute’s infrastructure as Airmen Training

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Air Commodore AFM Atiquzzaman

GUP, ndc, psc

Commandant's Vision

Distinguished Visitors, welcome! Let me take the privilege to invite you to explore the Official Web portal of Airmen Training Institute, Bangladesh Air Force (ATI BAF). Please make it convenient to take a virtual tour to the most premier training institution of its kind in Asia. ATI BAF is the leading air force training institution of Bangladesh for conducting Aviation Maintenance and human skill development training to meet the national and global challenges.

To accomplish this visionary objective, courses and trainings at ATI BAF include all subjects and issues that impact or impinge on quality aviation maintenance, human skill development and discipline.

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News & Events

  • 17
  • Oct
  • 2021

Affirmation Parade of Trade Training Basic-14 held at ATI BAF

On 14 Oct 2021, Affirmation Parade of Trade Training Basic-14 (TTB-14) Course has been successfully completed at Airmen Training Institute, BAF. TTB-14 Course started on 21 Jan 2021 and ended on 14 Oct 2021. Air Vice Marshal Md Zahidur Rahman, GUP, nswc, psc Air Officer Commanding BAF Base Zahurul Haque graced the occasion as Chief Guest. Commandant Airmen Training Institute Air Commodore Abul Fazal Muhammed Atiquzzaman, GUP, ndc, psc administered the affirmation of the trainees. A total of 638 trainees completed the course successfully, out of them 585 BAF trainees took the affirmation. This includes 40 female trainees for the first time in BAF. Besides BAF Airmen, 20 Trainees from Bangladesh Navy, 12 Trainees from Border Guard Bangladesh, and 08 BAF Civilian have successfully completed the said course.

  • 19
  • Jul
  • 2021

26th JCO's course Completed

The 26th JCO's course of Bangladesh Air Force was held from 23 May to 18 June 2021 at Airmen Training Institute (ATI). Commandant ATI BAF Air Commodore AFM Atiquzzaman, GUP, NDC, psc was present as the Chief Guest at the Closing Ceremony of the Course on 16th June 2021 and distributed certificates among the trainees. 44 JCOs participated in the course and successfully completed the course. Senior Warrant Officer Md. Zakaria, Flight Engineer took 1st place in this course.

  • 25
  • May
  • 2021

Issuance of Recognition Certificate by Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority to Bangladesh Air Force Training Institute

Chittagong, 20 February 2021 - Bangladesh Air Force Training Institute was handed over the certificate of “CAAB ANO (AW) Part 147 Approved Maintenance Training and Examination Organization” by Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday (20-02-2021). The training was held at Patenga, Chittagong. Bangladesh Air Force Chief Air Chief Marshal Masihuzzaman Serniabat, BBP, OSP, NDU, psc were present as the chief guest on the occasion. Air Vice Marshal M Mofidur Rahman, Chairman, Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB), BBP, BSP, BUP, NDU, AFWC, psc handed over this recognition certificate. Receiving this certificate opened a new horizon for the efficient use of skilled manpower and resources in the maintenance and training system of the Bangladesh Air Force. At the same time the Air Force Training Institute is going to be one of the largest aviation training institutes in Asia which will also attract potential foreign trainees and open the door to new possibilities. In his speech, the chief guest expressed satisfaction over the achievement of the desired milestone of the Air Force Training Institute and thanked the Civil Aviation Authority for its sincere cooperation. He hoped that the recognition would make it easier for the skilled and experienced Air Force personnel of the Bangladesh Air Force to meet the growing manpower needs of the civil aviation industry in the future. He further said that these activities would further strengthen the military-civilian relationship with the civil aviation industry of Bangladesh by enhancing the friendship and support of the Bangladesh Air Force. Soon, the company will produce a large number of certified aircraft maintenance personnel who will directly engage in nation building through the aviation industry, resulting in economic prosperity, the Goals 2030, the Sustainable Development Goals and the goal of making Bangladesh a developed country by 2041. He called upon all to work tirelessly to make Bangladesh an important aviation hub by upgrading the institute to Education 4.0 soon. In his speech, the Chairman of Bangladesh Civil Aviation Authority (CAAB) congratulated the Air Force Training Institute for achieving the international standards of the Civil Aviation Authority despite being a military facility. He hoped that in future this charter would play a leading role in developing a self-reliant but growing aviation industry in Bangladesh by reducing its dependence on foreign aviation engineers. Senior officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism, Bangladesh Air Force, Army, Navy and Civil Aviation Authority were present on the occasion.


ATI Overview

Courses at ATI

There are lots of course conducted by ATI BAF since 4th of August, 1975 and was named as Training Wing.

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ATI library is the nerve centre for the trainees of ATI and plays an important role in promoting academic excellence.

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Cultural Program

Airmen Training Institute arrange cultural programme in every national occasion round the year. There are many events in every cultural programme. Trainees makes the idea about the events.

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Debate Competition

Airmen Training Institute organizes quarterly debate competition in each year. There may form eight team within the trainees.

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About ATI


Airmen Training Institute is located at BAF Base Zahurul Haque, on the confluence of Karnafuli River and the Bay of Bengal, is a vital training institute of Bangladesh Air Force.

CAAB Part 147

Airmen Training Institute (ATI) is a Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) approved training facility in the country since 18 February 2021. Under the privileges of this approval ATI conducts B1.1, B1.2, B1.3 and B2 course and examination on Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.

Activities in ATI

There are lots of activities in Airmen Training Institute for all trainees round the day. It started at early morning and continue up to going to bed. Trainees have to pass busy time with all events..