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  • The aviation sector requires around 100 more pilots every year and the government would upgrade its flying training academies to bridge the shortfall.

    DGCA told IndiGo that its practice of revving A320neo jets at full thrust could wear down engines, sources say.

    Total Posts of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) and technicians were 64,371 and about 47.45 lakhs candidates applied for these posts. Vacancies for Level-I posts (erstwhile group D) were 63,202 and around 1.9 crore candidates applied for these posts. A total of around 2.4 crore candidates applied, making it the largest recruitment exercise, the railways said.

    Total Posts of Assistant Loco Pilots (ALPs) and technicians were 64,371 and about 47.45 lakhs candidates applied for these posts. Vacancies for Level-I posts (erstwhile group D) were 63,202 and around 1.9 crore candidates applied for these posts. A total of around 2.4 crore candidates applied, making it the largest recruitment exercise, the railways said.

    While speaking to media, the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and Congress leader Sachin Pilot spoke on matter of Ram Temple. He said, “Th...

    The first woman pilot, Lieutenant Shivangi, will join naval operations on completion of operational training here on December 2. "Shivangi will graduate to become the First female Pilot of Indian Navy. She hails from Muzzafarpur, Bihar and completed her schooling from DAV Public school, Muzzafarpur," the source told PTI.

    In a statement, Ministry of Defence Spokerperson has said: "​​During a training mission, after take off from INS HANSA at Dabolim a Mig 29k trainer aircraft suffered an engine fire. The pilots Capt M Sheokhand and Lt Cdr Deepak Yadav ejected safely. A bird hit and fire on the right engine was observed."

    A source said the Airbus plane had touched the unpaved surface outside the runway after landing and the pilot took off again. The aircraft was diverted to Hyderabad. Reportedly, the flight carrying around 170 passengers was being flown by an expat pilot. The fligt was later diverted to Hyderabad.

    Gaganyaan is India's manned space mission which the ISRO aims to launch by December 2021. The project aims at sending the astronauts to a lower orbit of the earth and the spacecraft will have a capsule with adequate supply of oxygen and other essential material and facilities for the astronauts. ISRO is working in tandem with the IAF for the mission.

    MiG-29K fighter aircraft crashed in Goa on November 16. The aircraft crashed soon after it took off for a training mission today. Both the p...

    An air traffic controller from Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority saved a plane flying from Jaipur to Muscat, after its pilot sounded alert due to bad weather. According to a report, the plane was flying over Karachi region on when it got caught in the middle of lightning and dropped down from an altitude of 36,000 feet-34,000 feet almost immediately.

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