Pilot Training


Mehsana Aeronautics Training Centre sealed over Rs 5 crore tax dues

July 22, 2018

Palanpur: Mehsana municipality on Friday sealed the office of Aeronautics Training Centre (ATC) at Mehsana airfield over non-payment of tax arrears to the tune of Rs5.62 crore. It had on May 6, 2016, too, sealed the ATC to recover tax dues. The ATC was set up by Ahmedabad Aviation & Aeronautics Ltd to train...

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NOC for flying institute in Balangir

July 21, 2018

Balangir: The government has granted a no objection certificate (NOC) for setting up a flying institute at the Tusra airstrip in Balangir, reports said. The NOC, accorded for a period of three years, was issued Tuesday by the general administration and public grievance department to the Bhubaneswar-based Government Aviation Training Institute (GATI), which has...

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Indian carriers in need of 1,000 pilots till March 2019 but see supply shortage: Report

July 11, 2018

With deliveries underway of as many as 1,000 planes that have been ordered until 2030, Indian carriers are looking at shortage of pilots, reports The Economic Times. These carriers will need as many as 1,000 pilots to fly the new aircraft and the requirement is likely to rise upto 10,000 in a decade. Break-up...

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Join Indigo’s Cadet Pilot Programme to get your wings

June 27, 2018

IndiGo , India’s largest scheduled airline conducts a Cadet Pilot Programme  to recruit and train fresh young people as pilots to receive both their initial Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and an Airbus A320 Type Rating. The  programme is conducted partnering  with L3 CTS, CAE Global Academy and Flight Training Adelaide, who are the world’s...

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Want to fly high? Do it right in your home town

May 29, 2018

Jamshedpur: Aspiring pilots of Jamshedpur would no longer have to go to metros for a commercial pilot’s licence. On Monday, flying training institution Alchemist Aviation, which operates out of the Sonari Airport, received the certificate of approval from Director-General of Ci: vil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct flying courses. This development makes Alchemist Aviation the...

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India records maximum number of women pilots in the world, says MoS Jayant Sinha

January 31, 2018

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said that India recently recorded the maximum number of women pilots in the world. “India is the country with the maximum number of women pilots in the world, be it in Air India or Indian Air Force. This is a testimony of the contribution...

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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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‘No discrimination with women pilots’

January 12, 2018

Harpreet A De Singh is the president of the Indian Women Pilots Association (IWPA), a registered charitable trust which celebrated its 50th anniversary recently. The motto of an IWPA event held in the Capital was “Bharatiya Nari Ki Udan Shakti”. IWPA has been helping women who want to pursue a career in aviation and...

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Jharkhand to start producing commercial pilots in six months

December 23, 2017

Ranchi: If speed of movement of files and negotiations matches with that of will-power and interests of the government on the matter, Jharkhand will start producing professional pilots in not more than six months. Civil Aviation Department Director Captain Surendra Prasad Sinha said on Monday that the process of upgrading existing Glider Pilot License...

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