INDIAN AVIATION NEWS Archive

Mumbai & Delhi Airport To remain shut during peak season

Mumbai & Delhi Airport To remain shut during peak season : Book your tickets today as Mumbai and Delhi runway to remain close due to maintenance in peak season. This will lead to increase in airfares. Travellers should be prepared for  delays and disruptions and be ready to pay more for flight tickets, as India’s

Biofuel Policy in India

Biofuel Policy in India Biofuel  :The government plans to come out with a “special policy” for use of biofuel in the aviation sector, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said today. This biofuel will surely reduce the burden on airline for the marines. Currently most of the airlines are bleeding due to his fuel cost. He was

Drone Rules In India

Drone Rules In India : Drone Rules :Finally, The Govt of India on Monday launched a drone regulation policy. This new policy will allow drones to be used for safe and commercial use in India. The new Drone rules will come into effect on December 1. All drone operations will have to be approved by

DGCA Exam Portal-Pariksha

DGCA Exam Portal-Pariksha :   The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been conducting examinations for issue/ extension of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) License, in accordance with Rule 61 of Indian Aircraft Rules 1937 and Flight Crew (FC)License, in accordance with Rule 41 and Schedule II of Indian Aircraft Rules 1937. The Central Examination

Jackal Disaster At Calcutta Airport?

The Calcutta airport authorities have sought permission from the forest department to tranquillise and catch jackals, which enter the runways and disrupt flights – jackal problem continues. “We have been seeking permission from the forest department to tranquillise the jackals. But they have not yet issued it. The jackals often cause flight disruptions,” airport director

Drones Can Improve Agriculture? See How

The Federal Aviation Administration proposed long-awaited rules on the commercial use of small  drones in the agricultural sector. The new regulations require operators to be certified, fly only during daylight and keep their aircraft in sight. Although this proposed legislation could take one or two years for final adoption, it marks a major step for the industry,

Future of Aviation in India – What will happen ?

  The future of Indian Aviation Industry is bright. India is set to become one of the top five aviation markets by 2020. The latest report on civilaviation, reveals an all-round improvement in air traffic. The number of passengers as also the volume of goods and mails carried by airplanes during the period shows an

New : Govt. to boost Air India’s efficiencies

The government is giving a new thrust to strengthen Air India‘s management practices and operational efficiencies while the disinvestment plan would depend on various circumstances, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said today. The strategic disinvestment plan for debt-laden Air India did not take off after it failed to attract any bidder when the deadline for submitting

Wingtip Vortices in Air : What are they?

Wingtip vortices are circular patterns of rotating air left behind a wing as it generates lift. One wingtip vortex trails from the tip of each wing. Wingtip vortices are sometimes named trailing or lift-induced vortices because they also occur at points other than at the wing tips. Indeed, vorticity is trailed at any point on the wing where the lift varies span-wise (a fact described and quantified by

Toilet Wastes in Planes? What happens to them?

Airliner toilets use either a “closed waste system,” which works much like a common house toilet and flushes the wastewater into an onboard sewage tank, or the more modern “vacuum waste system,” which sucks wastewater into the tank. While up in the air, the latter is powered by the difference between the air pressure outside