Monthly Archives: June 2008

AME licence examination candidates list revised

June 30, 2008

DGCA has revised the list of candidates published on 23/06/08 for for AME Licence Examination, June 2008 session. The exam is scheduled for July 2 & 3 at various centers.Here is the links to the revised list sorted in accordance with the exam centers.BangaloreMumbaiChennaiDelhiKolkotaHyderabadOther Centres And here is the instructions to candidates, published as...

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Weighty issue clips hopefuls’ wings

June 30, 2008

New Delhi: At Indian aviation schools, where legions of flight attendants are trained for the country’s burgeoning airline industry, the sky is not the only limit.Women need to be at least 5 feet 3 (160cm), while men face a steeper challenge at 5 feet 7 (170cm). If students do not meet that requirement when...

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California ‘Prince’ dupes aspiring pilots

June 30, 2008

Washington: More than 100 Indian students of American School of Aviation who shelled out about $40,000 each in the hope of finding jobs as pilots in India’s booming civil aviation industry, were evicted from their accommodation yesterday after officials in Merced County — where the school is located — pleaded their inability to continue...

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Foreign flying schools on govt radar

June 26, 2008

New Delhi: Several flying schools in Asia may have run into troubled weather with the Indian government planning to withdraw recognition to at least some of them following a spate of accidents and reports of mismanagement.The government’s move comes even as the craze to become a commercial pilot propels hundreds of Indian youngsters to...

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Indian students stranded in U.S.

June 26, 2008

In California, more than 100 Indian students training to be pilots have been left stranded after their Aviation Academy abruptly shut-down. The students have been served with an eviction notice and asked to vacate the Academy premises by Friday (June 27).The students were reportedly a part of a Commercial Pilot Training Programme, jointly tun...

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UND Aerospace to Train More Than 200 Pilots From India

June 26, 2008

Grand Forks, North Dakota: UND Aerospace at the University of North Dakota (UND), / announces a three-year agreement with Bharati Vidyapeeth University (BVU) in Pune, India to provide a one-year pilot training program for the BVU Aviation program. Over the three-year period, UND Aerospace will educate more than 200 students in Lumberton, North Carolina...

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Avalon Academy inaugurates aviation training centres

June 21, 2008

New Delhi: Former Miss World Diana Hayden on Friday inaugurated the Avalon Academy’s Aviation training centres in Dehra Dun, Meerut and Bijnor.Ms Hayden, who is Avalon’s guest lecturer for training airlines personnel in various aspects, including poise and grace, also conducted a counseling session for the students at all the three cities and apprised...

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Aviation institutes mushroom in Lucknow

June 20, 2008

New Delhi/Lucknow: Lucknow is emerging as a hub for aviation training in Northern India. All top-notch institutes of this emerging industry are starting shop in Lucknow, which is catering to satellite towns in its periphery.The city has centres such as the Frankfinn Institute of Air-hostess Training, Avalon Aviation Academy, Viinzs Academy of Air Hostess...

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Emirates to hire Indian crew, ties up with air hostess academie

June 18, 2008

Mumbai: The Dubai-based Emirates airline, the largest customer of Airbus including the A380, is hoping to employ more airhostesses and staff from India, heightening competition in a market where local airlines are finding it hard to secure talent. The shortage of airhostesses has hit the Gulf air carrier and Emirates is eyeing overseas markets...

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The flight to success

June 18, 2008

Seventeen-year-old Nikhil Prabhune is a step closer to his dream of becoming an aviator thanks to his standing 17th in the All India NDA merit list this yearThe National Defence Academy, the flag bearer of courage and discipline has stood as a colossal figure with its stories of valour and chivalry as the benchmark...

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