Soon, students to fly twin-engine aircraft

Thiruvananthapuram: Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology plans to begin the operation of its twin-engine aircraft Piper Seneca V aircraft by December.
The aircraft was grounded for more than two years at the Academy for overhauling .
“Around 99% of the work on the aircraft has been completed and we plan to begin the operation of the aircraft by December. We have located the engineer and pilot for the test flight of the aircraft from another flying institute,” said secretary of Rajiv Gandhi Academy for aviation technology, Gopakumar.
The maintenance work on the aircraft has been completed and a test flight needs to be conducted for AOC.
In the absence of a qualified engineer, the academy signed an agreement with Bombay Flying Club for the maintenance work of the Piper Seneca V aircraft. The chief engineer at flying club, Sarangi, has been engaged for the maintenance work of the aircraft for AOC.
The academy has also appointed an assistant engineer, Sudarshan Vashisht, from Himachal Pradesh for aircraft maintenance work.
07/10/18 Times of India

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