Monthly Archives: September 2008

AME examination admission list, venue and schedule revised

September 26, 2008

DGCA has published the revised venue and schedule of AME Licence Examination to be conducted on 28 & 29 of October 2008. Please find it here in the DGCA site.The admission list also is revised.The revised list for various centers can also be downloaded by clicking the the following links. Bangalore Chennai Kolkata Hyderabad...

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J&K to have Flying schools, heli-skiing for tourism promotion

September 26, 2008

Srinagar: In order to promote general aviation activities of helicopter and small aircraft in the state, the Civil Aviation Department is developing a technical complex at Satwari near Jammu Airport. The complex once ready can also be used to start flying school, which will be first of its kind in the state.The Civil Aviation...

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Rahul's dream was to soar high

September 26, 2008

Mumbai: Rahul Sharma’s dream was to soar high, and he died in pursuit of it. The 20-year-old youth from Mumbai died in a plane crash in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday.Sharma, who was undergoing pilot training at the Sydney Flight Training Centre, died during one of his test flights. This is the second mishap since...

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Indian student pilots death: US aircraft to investigate crash

September 26, 2008

US experts will help authorities investigate a fatal light aircraft crash in Sydney’s southwest.Air safety investigators began investigating the crash which killed a student pilot, believed to be an Indian national aged in his 20s, on a training flight on Wednesday.The two-seater, low-wing Liberty XL-2 crashed into trees on a rural property in Willowdene...

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Another Indian student pilot killed

September 25, 2008

A 20-year-old man killed in a light plane crash in Sydney’s west yesterday is the second Indian national in a month to die in Australia while learning to fly.The aviation student, whose name has not been released, crashed a Liberty XL2 single-engine aircraft into farmland at Luddenham just before 4.30pm.He had moved to Sydney...

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One lakh may lose aviation jobs

September 25, 2008

New Delhi: The airline industry is likely to lose 1,00,000 jobs in the coming year worldwide as the financial meltdown and soaring crude oil prices force companies to cut corners to stay afloat, said Giovanni Bisignani, director general and CEO, International Air Transport Association.“These are projections and there have been massive layoffs and several...

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UP gets airborne, comes up with three flying clubs

September 22, 2008

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh will now churn out pilots. Three flight training academies and an aircraft maintenance engineering institute are coming up on the state-owned airstrips on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model.Last week, three flying clubs of the country — Chetak, Ambition and Pioneer — received the No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Director...

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AME licence exam on 28 & 29 October

September 22, 2008

Schedule for AME licence examination October 2008 session is published at the DGCA website.The exams are on October 28 & 29.Candidates appearing at All Centres of AME Licence Written Examination shall have to carry a Photo Identity Card issued by DGCA for entry into the Examination Hall. DGCA Regional / Sub-Regional Offices shall issue...

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Chennai Aero Park can create 1-lakh jobs

September 13, 2008

Chennai: Around 4,000 acres of developed infrastructure (final phase) will be required to develop the Chennai Aero Park, a proposal mooted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and under consideration of the Tamil Nadu Government. The park in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad will collectively be the largest integrated aerospace facility in the world,...

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Chimes Aviation Academy launches integrated Pilot Training Academy in MP

September 12, 2008

Mumbai: Chimes Aviation Academy (CAA), a division of Chimes Aviation Pvt. Ltd. and a part of Chimes Group, formally launched a integrated Pilot Training Academy in Dhana, Madhya Pradesh yesterday. The academy aims at creating a ‘World-Class, Global Scale Pilot Training Programme.’ Armed with the latest fleet, comprehensive curriculum and renowned faculty consisting of...

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