Office of the Additional Director General, Aeronautical Quality Assurance (OADG, AQA), Koraput was established in 1968 For Quality Assurance of Aero-Engines produced at M/s HAL, Koraput Division.

The office is located within the Premises of M/s Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Koraput Division at Sunabeda, which is about 25 Km from Koraput Railway Station on NH-43 towards Vizianagaram.

Visakhapatnam is the nearest Airport, which is about 220 Km from Sunabeda and is also the nearest Railway Junction for connection to major cities in India.


  • Quality Assurance of Aero Engines and their components during Manufacture and Overhaul.
  • Association during indigenous development of raw material, components and consumables for use in aero-engines.
  • Carrying out Quality Audit / Spot Checks.
  • Participation in Defect Investigation of Engines and rotables prematurely withdrawn from service.
  • Participation in Court of Inquiry for investigation of aircraft accidents.


  • Quality Assurance of aero engines during overhauling of R-11and R-25 for MIG -21, R-29b for MIG -23, MIG -27 aircraft and RD -33 for MIG-29 aircraft.
  • Quality Assurance of aero engines during the manufacturing of R25UL and AL-31FP for SU-30 MKI aircraft.
  • In addition to the previously existing project, License Manufacture of AL31FP aero engines for SU-30 MK-1aircraft and blade Manufacturing unit (BMU) for AN-32 transport aircraft and MI-8 and MI-17 helicopter are coming up in a big way.


  • Additional Director General,  Aeronautical Quality Assurance DGAQA, Ministry of Defence
    Post Box No. 6, P.O. Sunabeda, Dist : Koraput (Orissa), 763002 91 - 06853 – 222119, 220221 91 - 06853 - 220309 ocrikpt.dgaqa@nic.in
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