Monthly Archives: December 2007

Training pilots is a growth industry at Falcon Field

December 31, 2007

Four training facilities for aspiring pilots opened in 2007 at the airport at 4800 E. Falcon Drive, bringing the total flight learning centers to seven.“We started as a flight school during World War II, and we’re continuing to grow in that direction,” said airport director Corinne Nystrom, who added that Falcon is among the...

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Indian student's death: Tower warned the other pilot of approaching plane

December 30, 2007

Fifty-five seconds to disaster, the voice of a busy Miami air traffic controller crackled over the radio in Harry Duckworth III’s twin-engine Piper. “Traffic 11 o’clock, 2 miles southbound, altitude indicates two thousand two hundred.”The veteran pilot scanned the horizon for the oncoming plane. It was about 3 p.m. on Dec. 8, and scattered...

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NACIL looking again for Senior Trainee Pilots

December 29, 2007

Those who could not apply to National Aviation Company of India Limited (NACIL) to get appointed as Senior Trainee Pilot or to get included in a panel for future requirements in the domestic wing of Air India (erstwhile Indian Airlines Limited) as per this notification in November 2007, can apply now.NACIL have extended the...

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Pilots Technical/General Examination schedule published

December 27, 2007

DGCA has published the schedule for January 2008 session of Pilots Technical/General Examination. The examinations are on 8, 9 and 10 of the month.Candidates appearing at all centres of the written examination shall have to carry a Photo Identity Card issued by DGCA for entry into the examination hall. This Photo Identity Card shall...

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Indian approves VRS for 12 cabin crew

December 25, 2007

The State-owned airline Indian (Domestic wing of Air India) has approved 12 of the 60 Voluntary Retirement Scheme proposals from cabin crew members that have been received till date. Official sources told Business Line that 48 other proposals were under different stages of processing and the numbers of proposals approved were likely to increase...

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Middle class youth foresee opportunity in airlines industry

December 24, 2007

Chandigarh: The booming Indian aviation industry is becoming a major draw for several middle-class youngsters in the country, many of whom are from small towns.The flight attendant training schools are offering a big hope for all.With the airlines expanding in the country, a number of institutes have mushroomed to help aspirants build a career...

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Jetairways selects 12 Frankfinn students as cabin crew

December 24, 2007

Panaji: Twelve Frankfinn Goa students got selected as Jetairways’ cabin crew at interviews held in Goa, recently.Mr Gerson Rebelo, Centre Head, while addressing the presspersons, highlighted the emphasis on placement assistance at Frankfinn.He said that the students are individually attended to during the training and the placement division and training division work in close...

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Andhra Pradesh CM promise land for Bramhani’s aviation university

December 23, 2007

Hyderabad : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on Saturday assured allocation of 3,170.69 acres of land for an aviation university and commercial airport to be established by Bramhani Industries Ltd. at Ambavaram in Jammalamadugu constituencyThe aviation university comprises a pilot, an airhostess and offer security training courses, aircraft maintenance and repairs, besides...

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DGCA duty hour rule adds to pilot shortage

December 23, 2007

Mumbai/New Delhi: New flight duty time limitations (FDTL) issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) are worsening an already acute pilot shortage and adding Rs 300 crore to the industry’s burden by way of fresh recruitment.Under the guidelines, pilots have less time to fly and airlines say they will have to recruit...

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Central Bank launches pilot training loan scheme

December 22, 2007

Mumbai: On Thursday, December 20th 2007, Central Bank of India, one of the largest public sector banks in India celebrated its 97th Founder’s Day. The occasion was chosen by the bank to launch two new products and a few other services.Cent Swabhiman, a reverse mortgage scheme especially designed for senior citizens of the country...

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