Ditching: Helicopters: Ditching an aircraft into the sea, a river, or a lake, is a manoeuvre that, by definition, cannot be practiced and may be extremely hazardous. Read More
Amid the outbreak of the infectious novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the country, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said employees of airlines or the Airport Authority of India (AAI) must be examined by a medical personal for symptoms before they are subject to breath analyser (BA) tests that involve blowing into a machine. Read More
An AirAsia flight to Bagdogra with 171 passengers on March 3 2020 encountered a hailstorm soon after takeoff and was forced to make an emergency landing in the airport here after the pilot suspected damage to the windshield, the airlines said in a statement on Wednesday. Read More
A partnership agreement between Panasonic Avionics and Tata Group subsidiary Nelco Limited is set to make Vistara India’s first domestic airline to offer in-flight Internet access to passengers.
The agreement between Panasonic, its subsidiary ITC Global allows the company to begin offering in-flight connectivity services in India through Nelco’s Department of Telecommunications license for In-flight Maritime Connectivity in accordance with the Flight and Maritime Connectivity regulations first established by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India in 2018. Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, Read More
DGCA issues Draft for CAR Section 5 Series F Part V – Procedure for examination of the aviation personnel for detection for consumption of Psychoactive Substances. Read More
CUMULONIMBUS CLOUD: Cumulonimbus is a heavy and dense cloud of considerable vertical extent in the form of a mountain or huge tower, often associated with heavy precipitation, lightning and thunder. The mature Cumulonimbus cloud has a distinctive flat, anvil shaped top. Read More