Flying Schools

Finally, Patiala Aviation Club gets multi-engine aircraft

September 30, 2017

Patiala: After a wait of over six months, the multi-engine Tecnam PP 2006 aircraft finally arrived at the Patiala Aviation Club on Friday. The arrival of the plane is likely to give the much-needed boost to flying activities at the Patiala airstrip. The half-a-century old club had in March received two new Cessna-172 aircrafts....

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Flying training starts for Chhattisgarh youth

September 24, 2017

Raipur: The cadets of Chhattisgarh will be benefitted by this unique opportunity and their chances at securing their employment with the Indian Air Force and other Armed Forces will be enhanced With concerted efforts of the NCC Squadron, the aircraft has been made serviceable at Raipur now and is ready to restart flying training...

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Wings of JRD’s flying licence issuer clipped

August 20, 2017

New Delhi: From being one of the most powerful bodies in civil aviation, the Aero Club of India (ACI) now has been rendered “homeless”. Last month, ACI—an apex body of all flying clubs and other aero sports organisations in the country—was evicted from its office near the Safdarjung Airport, and now has no office....

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CIC seeks monitoring of aviation schools

June 29, 2016

The Central Information Commission has expressed concern over the security risks involving flying schools and has stressed on the need to monitor them. In two recent orders, the CIC has underlined the need for public disclosures and transparency in such schools. “Keeping in view the expertise, inherent risks in flying exercises and all unfortunate...

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