Month: December 2006

DGCA considering upgrading the syllabus of pilots

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is considering upgrading the syllabus of pilots to ensure that all of them get automatically trained to operate at least the Category-II Instrument Landing System to overcome low visibility problems.“We are…

Era of women aviators

The Aviation boom in the country has lead more and more women pilots flying high. The cockpit is no longer just a man’s privilege as more and more women pilots take to the skies, their careers are certainly set to…

IAF manages to curb exodus

New Delhi: The IAF policy to tighten screws on pilots scrambling to join the much-greener pastures in civilian airlines has had the desired effect: As compared to almost 300 pilots who left the force between 2002 and 2005, only about…