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Defying Taliban, threats and dogma: Afghanistan's first female pilot is a true 'Top Gun'

Apr 29, 2015

Defying Taliban, threats and dogma: Afghanistan's first female pilot is a true 'Top Gun'

"Many girls in Afghanistan have dreams... but a number of problems, threats stand in the way," Rahmani said. #World #Taliban #Afghanistan #ThingsWeLike #Niloofar Rahmani #Afghan female pilot
DGCA panel looking into norms for checking pilots' health

Apr 24, 2015

DGCA panel looking into norms for checking pilots' health

The DGCA head also denied that national carrier Air India was given any dispensation as far as operating flights with less than required number of cabin crew was concerned. #Pilots #air india #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #DGCA #Federal Aviation Administration #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Vistara #air costa #M Sathiyavathy #Germanwings #Air Pegasus
DGCA is right: An upgraded safety record doesn't mean India can afford to get complacent now

Apr 24, 2015

DGCA is right: An upgraded safety record doesn't mean India can afford to get complacent now

The DGCA also hinted that some pilots found wanting in proficiency checks have been issued notices and that she has begun re-certifying flying training schools and non-scheduled airlines as well. #India #Pilots #TheySaidIt #DGCA #aeroplane #FAA #Aviation industry #M Sathiyavathy #Safety upgrade
Air India pilot who threw tantrums over 'dirty' oxygen mask suspended

Apr 23, 2015

Air India pilot who threw tantrums over 'dirty' oxygen mask suspended

Air India has initiated a probe into the incident, which took place yesterday when its Kochi-bound flight from Delhi Airport was readying for take-off. #air india #NewsTracker #pilot #Cockpit #Oxygen mask
Shocker: 320 pilots flew planes with lapsed proficiency checks in 2014

Apr 21, 2015

Shocker: 320 pilots flew planes with lapsed proficiency checks in 2014

The minister also informed that 19 cases related to obtaining pilot licences by producing fake documents by trainee pilots were found #air india #Jet Airways #Aviation safety #Ashok Gajapathi Raju #Pilot Proficiency Check #DGCA Audit