Pilot Schools

FIR lodged against director, accountant of flying academy in Amethi

January 15, 2018

Lucknow: Set up by former Prime Minister in 1985, the flying academy located in Amethi district seems to have landed in trouble. A commercial pilot license aspirant who took admission in the academy in 2015 has lodged an FIR against its director, accountant and other staff members. Registered at Fursatganj police station on Friday...

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Training at Thiruvananthapuram flying academy to be further delayed

January 15, 2018

Thiruvananthapuram: New Year plans to resume flying training at Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RAGAAT) will not become a reality. The academy staff had planned to begin the flying training from first week of January, but, the training is likely to begin from next month only. The delay in obtaining airport entry permit...

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Poser to aviation academy

December 20, 2017

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has sought a report within three weeks into complaints that training of students at the government-owned Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RAGAAT) in the capital had come to a standstill owing to the absence of the Chief Instructor. It is a matter of concern that five...

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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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14-year-old Indian origin boy becomes youngest pilot to fly single-engine plane

September 10, 2017

A 14-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy in the UAE has become one of the youngest pilots to fly a single-engine aircraft, according to a media report. Mansour Anis, a class IXth student at Delhi Private School in Sharjah, received a certificate for his first solo flight from an aviation academy in Canada last week, Gulf News...

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Airport to host pilot training

July 13, 2016

Mt. Vermon: The Mt. Vernon Outland Airport has been selected by AIRGO Incorporated, located in Centralia, to train Chinese students to fly commercial planes, according to Chris Collins, the airport director. “I’m excited,” Collins said. “It’s an opportunity for the airport and it’s a big economic opportunity for the region.” The airport will be...

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Air India recruits 415 pilots

July 7, 2016

Air India is now hiring 415 pilots with A-320 endorsement to appoint as Senior Trainee Pilots. Here is the split of vacancies: General   116 SC            63 ST            45 OBC       191 TOTAL  415 For filling up the vacancies against the candidates...

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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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Indigo’s UK training facility deficient: DGCA

June 29, 2016

Indigo airlines has been asked to cease sending their pilots for training to a simulator facility in the United Kingdom which has been found deficient during inspection by aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Such action has been taken for the first time by DGCA after technical glitches were found in May...

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Commercial pilot licensce course admission dates announced

June 24, 2016

Flying school Orient flight school (OFS) announced the dates for admission to the commercial pilot licensce course for this academic year. The course can be pursued by eligible candidates in any of the two venues namely OFS in Puducherry or Orient Flight Aviation Academy (OFAA) in Mysuru. Candidates signing up for the commercial pilot...

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