Pilot Schools

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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First woman pilot from Gondia jobless; blames backward caste

August 9, 2015

She has the distinction of being Maharashtra’s first commercial pilot from Naxal heartland, Gondia district, bordering Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. But Captain Swati Ladre’s dreams are yet to take off. The 28-year-old pilot, who belongs to the Dom caste, a listed category of safai karmacharis or sanitary workers, has been jobless for more than...

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Admissions to Orient Flight School

July 11, 2014

Kochi: Orient Flight School has announced the dates for the admission to commercial pilots course for the academic year 2014-2015. The school has announced that admission will be open till July 20. Eligible candidates can apply for the commercial pilots licence course which makes them eligible to take up a flying career with any...

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Twin engine aircraft for RG Aviation Academy

February 22, 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government plans to acquire a twin engine aircraft for the Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy here.  Inaugurating the new hanger at nearby Chacka here yesterday, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the Rs six crore twin engine aircraft would be bought for the Academy. 20/02/14 PTI/Business Standard

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