Overhaul Division, one of the oldest Divisions of HAL was
established in December 1940, has been involved from early
days in the growth of aircraft industry in India. Between 1942
and 1945, the Division maintained and repaired varieties of
aircraft like Liberator, Fortress, Mitchell, Dakota, Curtis
Commando and PSY Catalina amphibian aircraft. After 1947, the
Division oriented its activities to Major Overhaul of aircraft
of Indian Air Force and Indian Navy and rendering 1st
and 2nd Line Maintenance support to aircraft at
various IAF and Naval Bases.
The Division, with over 70 years of experience in aircraft MRO
has serviced over 4000 aircraft of different types and over
6500 Piston Engines.
The Division has since emerged as a world class MRO agency for
the maintenance and servicing of state-of-the-art Military
aircraft, Piston engine and associated accessories. It also
renders highly competent maintenance and retrofit support at
Currently it is the only Organization authorized to undertake
Major Inspection of Mirage 2000 aircraft outside France. The
Division is currently exporting its products and services to
Malaysia, Mauritius and Oman.
Spread over an area of more than 10 hectares of land, Overhaul
Division is empowered by a highly skilled workforce comprising
of more than
personnel supported by over 250
well qualified and experienced Executives.
The Division has a well equipped Accessories Repair / Overhaul
Centre with excellent infrastructure to handle sophisticated
Mechanical, Pneumatic and Avionic accessories. Highly
sensitive testing equipment are employed during Repair /
Overhaul of over 900 types of system accessories.