Cameras to check logbook fudging by flying schools

January 10, 2013

Mumbai: In a first-of-its-kind development, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to keep a virtual eye on all flying training institutes in the country to check malpractices. The DGCA has ordered flying schools to install cameras, at specified locations on their campuses, that send real-time data on the training activities to the regulator’s Delhi headquarters. It means there will be cameras near the runways used for training aspiring pilots, in the aircraft parking hangars, the classrooms, etc. for the Big Brother to monitor.

In a first-of-its-kind development, the aviation regulator has decided to keep a virtual eye on the country’s flying training institutes to check malpractices. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered flying schools to install cameras, at specified locations within its campuses, that send real time data on the training activities to the regulator’s headquarters in Delhi. It means there will be cameras near the runways used for training pilot aspirants, in the aircraft parking hangars, the classrooms etc for the Big Brother to monitor.
10/01/13 Times of India

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