Monthly Archives: April 2015

GMR Aviation Academy chosen as regional training centre

April 13, 2015

Hyderabad: GMR Aviation Academy, the aviation-skills development arm of GMR Group, has been recognised as the Regional Training Centre of Excellence by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). The Academy is the only one of its kind in India to have been conferred with this status by ICAO and as Global Training Hub by...

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VIT students fly high

April 13, 2015

Team Vimaanas from VIT University bagged the first position in the Asia Pacific Region category at the SAE Aero Design East competition held at Lakeland, Florida, U.S. The international competition aims to provide undergraduate and graduate engineering students with a real-life engineering challenge. This year, it saw a global participation of 25 teams including...

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30 students future in dark after DGCA scraps Nagpur Flying Club’s permission for flying

April 13, 2015

Nagpur: Directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) cancelled the Nagpur Flying Club’s permission for flying its plane. The decision is taken citing that the instructors are not full-time employees. This has put the question mark over the future of the 30 trainees that are enrolled. The academy had the permission of flying till January....

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