Retirement Age for Air India Pilots increased to 65

Air India plans a major fleet expansion and reconsidering pilot retirement age to 65 instead of 58 years. This increase in the retirement age of pilots may be limited to a few selected pilots. DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation) and several global airlines consider 65 years as the usual pilot retirement age. Air India …

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First Look: Akasa Air Ground Crew Uniform

Two days to launch and Akasa Air has finally shared the first look of its ground crew. Last week Akasa’s flying and cabin crew uniform look was unveiled which was comfortable, fashionable, and yet professional.  The same holds true for their ground crew! Akasa Air ground crew uniforms are in grey, black, and beige, color theme …

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Sufficient CPL holders in India clarified by civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia

Does India have a shortage of pilots? The answer to this question always stays in the grey area. It troubles the students who are looking forward to starting their career in aviation since no clear information is available. Often flying training institutes make big promises about job availability and yet many commercial pilot license holders …

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US Legislation on increasing the Pilot Retirement Age!

The retirement age of pilots has always been a key area of interest for aviation lovers. Not everyone is well worse with the fact the commercial pilot retirement age is 65 in most of the country. 65 might sound like a big number at retirement age but not everyone is aware that pilots undergo yearly, …

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Akasa Air Flights starting 7th Aug

The forthcoming contender of the Indian aviation, Akasa Airlines, launched by business tycoon Rakesh Jhunjhunwala will be making its first leap into the sky on the 7th of August, 2022. The LCC (low-cost carrier) is predicted to commence its operations with 28 flights weekly operating between the cities of Mumbai and Ahmedabad with its fares …

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Isopleth Isotach Isogon Isotherm Isobar Isallobar Isopycnic Isohyets Isomer Isohel (1)

All “Iso” explained!

  Isopleth Generic term used for any constant Isotach Line joining places of same wind speed Isogon Line joining places of constant wind speed Isotherm Line joining places of same temperature Isobar Line joining places of same pressure Isallobar Line joining places of same pressure tendencies Isopycnic Line joining places of constant density Isohyets Line …

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List of DGCA Approved Flying Clubs in India

List of DGCA Approved Flying Clubs in India – 2022

Following is the list of DGCA approved flying clubs in India 2022. S. No. Flying Clube Name Address Owner Type Validity From Validity To DGCA Approval Number 1 Asia Pacific Flight Training Academy Ltd. GMR HIAL Airport Office, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Shamshabad, Hyderabad-500409, TELANGANA Private Ltd. 19.10.2020 18.10.2022 06/2015 2 Academy of Carver Aviation …

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Western Disturbance Explained for Aviators!

Western – originate in the Mediterranean region (the Mediterranean Sea, the Caspian Sea, and the Black Sea) and travel over Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan before they reach NW India where they get blocked by the Himalayas.  Disturbances – interruption, trouble, or concern (rain, landslide, floods, etc.) Western Disturbance is an extratropical storm. It is a non-monsoonal …

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ICAO recommended Airport Signs, Runway and Taxiway Markings

ICAO shares Standards and Recommended Practices(SARPs) for airport signs, runway and taxiway markings, mandatory instruction signs, information signs, mandatory instruction markings, runway holding position markings, etc. via Annex 14, Aerodromes. MANDATORY INSTRUCTION SIGNS A mandatory instruction sign indicates a location beyond which an airplane may not proceed unless authorized by air traffic control. At uncontrolled …

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