BSc (NDA), MSc (DSSC)
Capt. Koppikar is a senior advisor at APSSD and overlooks evaluation ofcourse content and training modules, he is also the chief instructor for Aviation and Aerospace Domain. He graduated from NDA to join the Indian Air Force and has served the Indian Air Force as Commanding Officer, Chief Instructor and Executive secretary before joining the legacy carrier Air India and last served as Additional General Manager Operations with Air India.
Capt. Koppikar has been into formal education and training for a long time, he has been a Line Training Captain for B-747 and A310 types of Aircraft at Air India, Advisor-Defence management program at Symbiosis institute of management and Head of faculty-Aviation management at Dr. D.Y.Patil School of Management. He has been empaneled on Zee News and Door Darshan for his expert opinion on defense and aviation subjects.