Wagdi Abutalib

Member Title: Aircraft Engineer
Organization: Emirates Airline



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Experienced B1, B2, & C – U.K. EASA License holder Engineer with a demonstrated history of working in the airlines/aviation industry. Skilled in Avionics , Type rated in Airbus A380, A330, A340, A320 Family, Boeing B777, B767, B757. Strong engineering professional with a Degree focused in Aeronautical Engineering from Kingston University.

Member of Sudanese American Engineers group, and willing to contribute in aviation development in Sudan with regard to Civil aviation authority & Sudan airways


Employment History

2012 – Present Emirates Airline

Aircraft Maintenance Duty Manager Handling Emirates Day to day Line maintenance + Third party Transit and line input defect rectification

Good ability to think critically & independently, willing always to share with the team new ideas with open mind, for better performance.


2005- 2012t Gulf Air- Bahrain

Work as Maintenance Engineer, carrying out all line maintenance tasks (Transit, Daily & Weekly checks). Defect rectification and modification for Gulf Air fleet and third party aircrafts on the following types:


  • Airbus A320/A321
  • Boeing B767
  • Airbus A340/A330


2000- 2005 Monarch Aircraft Engineering- London Luton Airport- UK


Worked as Engineer with responsibility for small team carrying out all repair, replacement, modification, defect rectification and schedule maintenance checks at hanger & line inputs for the     following aircrafts:


  • Airbus A320/A321
  • Boeing B757/B767
  • Airbus A300/A330


1989- 2000 GAMCO- Abu Dhabi Airport- UAE

Worked as Avionics Engineer on the following aircraft:

  • Airbus A320/A321
  • Boeing B757/B767/B747/B737/B727/B707
  • Lockheed Tri-Star L-1011
  • Airbus A300/A310/A330/A340



1985- 1988 Ban Air- Sudan

Supervising up to 6 mechanics and carrying out maintenance to the avionics equipment of light aircraft( Cessna 185/188), coordinating flight line operations involving before flight, after flight and turn round servicing additionally responsible for organizing all avionics test equipment, spares and publications to support off base operation of aircraft.


Training/ Education


July/2006   B.Eng Hons Aircraft       Engineering Degree at Kingston University- London- U.K.


Dec/2005    Airbus A340/A330 Level III type course, Gulf Air training center-Bahrain


Oct/2004    Human factors course- Monarch Training School- Luton U.K.


Jan/2002    Continental Airlines RII (Required Inspection Instructions) Monarch  Training School- Luton U.K.


Aug/2001   Boeing B757-200 Level III Avionics type course, Monarch Training  School_ Luton.


Sep/2000    Confined space entry course- Monarch Training School.


Sep/2000    Team Leader course- Monarch Training School.


Feb2000     Continental Airlines GMM & ETOPS course- Monarch Training School.


Jun/1998    Boeing B767-200/300 Avionics course- Gamco Training Center.


Jan/1997    IVS Line maintenance course to maintain cabin entertainment system- by Masushita at Gamco Training Center.


Jun/1995    Airbus A320 Avionics course- Gamco Training Center.


May/2004   Computer ICT 2 Courses in MS Word and Microsoft Outlook 2000.

University – Kigston University London U.K.

Higher School: Port-Sudan Higher school

Intermediate school: Port-Sudan

Primary School: Toukar Primary School