Monthly Archives: March 2008

Safer Skies launches aviation courses in Jammu

March 30, 2008

Jammu: Safer Skies International Air Hostess Institute in affiliation with London College of Excellence (UK) has launched various courses in aviation industry in Jammu. The institute is offering 100 percent job placement assistance. Addressing a press conference here today Managing Director SSIAHI Vishal Mahajan said the institution had introduced various courses including international certification...

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Baramati air crash investigation still on, says DGCA official

March 30, 2008

Mumbai: Investigation into the recent crash of VT-AC plane at Baramati near Pune was still on and it would take sometime before the final report would be submitted to the Civil Aviation Ministry.“..We have come out with some preliminary findings but these are not conclusive,” a Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official told...

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DAE Flight Academy to commence 'first officer' training from March 30

March 27, 2008

Gearing up to welcome the first cohort of cadets by the end of March, 2008, the Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Flight Academy is rapidly gaining momentum, having already received its first aircraft and put in place operational faculty and staff.In the run-up to its operational beginning, two Academy aircraft took to the skies recently,...

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Kemper still can teach US citizens to fly

March 27, 2008

Following three fatal accidents in five months, Kemper Aviation, Lantana, Florida, on Tuesday permanently closed the portion of its flight school that catered to foreign students, a government agency announced.Kemper largely served students from India, where it conducted a marketing campaign.The company “voluntarily surrendered its pilot school certificate,” the Federal Aviation Administration said in...

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New Zealand-based Helipro to make its Indian debut

March 26, 2008

New Delhi: New Zealand-based helicopter operator, Helipro, plans to tap the Indian market with its maiden launch, the Helipro Aviation Training Institute, in Mumbai or New Delhi. The company, which was present in India to attend the Airport and Airlines 2008 Expo, is expected to set the school up within six to eight months....

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Flight school Kemper gives up pilot training

March 26, 2008

Two weeks after the co-owner of Kemper Aviation and three Florida Atlantic University researchers died in a Martin County plane crash, the flight school voluntarily surrendered its certificate Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration said.The March 13 crash was the third involving suburban Lantana-based Kemper since October; a total of eight people died in the...

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DAE University to conduct knowledge sessions

March 23, 2008

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise University (DAE University), the education and training arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, will conduct a series of knowledge sessions in the UAE to familarise students who are keen to pursue a career in the aviation and aerospace industry about its higher education and training options in aviation.The roadshows, to be held...

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Crash victims identified as investigation continues

March 23, 2008

Authorities on Saturday identified the two victims killed in Friday’s plane crash at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.Lokesh Venkat, 23, of India, was the student pilot flying the plane, and Kwang Yi, 34, of a Duluth address, was the instructor, said Floyd County Chief Deputy Coroner Tony Cooper.Cooper said the two were pronounced dead...

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US instructor and Indian student die in Georgia plane crash

March 23, 2008

Rome, Georgia, US: Two Atlanta-area residents were killed today when the twin engine plane crashed near Richard B. Russsell Regional Airport in Rome.Deputy Coroner Ernie Studard confirmed the victims were two males, but said he could not release their names.The FAA lists the plane as being registered to Aviation Atlanta in Chamblee. A witness...

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Kemper flight school closes operation

March 23, 2008

Palm Beach County: Kemper Aviation has suspended operation of its flight school after a series of fatal air crashes, including one that killed all four on board a small plane last week.Akshay Mohan, co-owner of the company, on Friday said the school ceased operations on March 13, the same day as the accident that...

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