Monthly Archives: June 2007

Pilots make return sortie to India

June 29, 2007

Delhi/Chandigarh: Thanks to the boom in the aviation industry and dearth of employees, many CPL (commercial pilot license) holders and aircraft engineers who migrated in search of greener pastures are now returning to their motherland, where they are getting a red carpet welcome by Indian companies.According to sources, while Emirates pays around Rs 3...

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IGRUA invites applications for CPL November batch

June 27, 2007

Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi, the Pioneer Flying Training Institution in the country under the Ministry of Civil Aviation Govt. of India, has invited applications for admission to CPL and PPL to CPL courses commencing November 2007.For CPL (Course A) , there are 40 seats in all and of which 6 are reserved for...

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Aviation firms too setting up schools, creating talent pools

June 26, 2007

Faced with an acute talent crunch, companies in relatively new businesses such as insurance, retail, aviation, financial services and clinical research are either collaborating with academic institutions or setting up their own schools to create a pool from which they can recruit.Companies such as Kingfisher Airlines Ltd, Toonz Animation Ltd and a few clinical...

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Aero engine workshop lying unused

June 25, 2007

Patiala: Punjab government’s aero engine workshop and instruments overhaul lab housed in the hanger of Birmi Academy at Patiala air base has been unused for almost three years.Meanwhile, the in-charge avionic engineer of the lab also has left the job. Under such circumstances, the flying clubs of the state are forced to carry out...

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More success in India for Thales

June 24, 2007

Thales selected to provide the synthetic training aids for a new Training CentreThales has been chosen by Jupiter Aviation to supply training equipment for Airbus and Boeing aircraft for a new independent aircrew-training centre, to be established in Bangalore. This centre will compliment Jupiter’s network of ab-initio training centres in India and will also...

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Rockwell Collins to add 300 jobs in India operation

June 21, 2007

Rockwell Collins, a pioneer in the development and deployment of innovative communication and aviation electronics solutions, today announced an expanded strategic relationship with HCL Technologies Ltd. (“HCL”), India’s leading global IT services company and a world class partner in delivering product engineering and enterprise IT services to the aerospace industry. Under the terms of...

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Thales ties up with Indian firm for pilot training simulators

June 21, 2007

Pune: India’s Rudradev Aviation has inked a USD 60 million deal with European aviation electronics major Thales to acquire flight simulators for a center that will train pilots for the country’s booming aviation sector as well as Southeast Asia and the Middle East.The four simulators and other training devices will be installed in a...

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Frankfinn spot interviews at Mysore

June 21, 2007

Mysore: Frankfinn, the Air Hostess Training Institute, is conducting spot interviews followed by a Mega Information Seminar for careers as Air Hostesses, Flight Stewards, Hospitality and Travel Professionals at Hotel Regaalis (Southern Star) here in city on June 24 at 5 pm.Frankfinn has more than 75 centres spread across the country and offers International...

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Government of India signs an MOU with CAE to provide pilot training in two schools

June 20, 2007

Le Bourget, Paris: CAE Inc., Canada has signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint venture with the Airport Authority of India (AAI) to develop the National Flying Training Institute (NFTI). CAE has also signed a memorandum of understanding to become the managing partner of the Indian government’s flight training academy: Indira Gandhi Rashtriya...

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Sky’s the limit for Assam Flying Club now

June 19, 2007

Guwahati: The Assam Flying Club, the only aero club of the Northeast, is rising like the proverbial phoenix. Its attempt to spread its wings in 2002 was but a brief flicker, but now it is confident it will soar to the top.The civil aviation ministry has decided to restore the club’s authority to issue...

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