Aviation workshop for aspiring pilots at National Youth Festival

Government Flying Training School (GFTS), Jakkur has organized Youth Aviation Workshop for aspiring pilots who wish to join the Civil Aviation industry.

The workshop has been organized as part of the National Youth Festival 2023. Location: Opposite Srujana Rangamandira, Karnataka College campus, Dharwad.

Government Flying Training School (GFTS) has kept a decommissioned Pushpak MK-1 aircraft at the venue. The workshop is of the duration of 40-45 minutes.

Aviation workshop for aspiring pilots at National Youth Festival
Decommissioned Pushpak MK-1 aircraft

The main aim of the workshop is to give necessary information on how to seek Pilot License in India and to inform them about the opportunities in the Civil aviation industry.

The aviation workshop will take place daily till January 16th (i.e tomorrow). The details are as follows: January 15th 7:00 PM to 7:45 PM, January 16th 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

Government Flying Training School (GFTS), Jakkur has training for both Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and Private Pilot License (PPL) with 200 & 40 hours of flying training respectively.

At present, GFTS has five aircraft Tecnam P 2006T (Multi-engine Aircraft). Single Engine Aircrafts: Tecnam P2010, Cessna 172P, Cessna 172S, Cessna 152.

Establishment of Flying Training Schools in various airports is an initiative of AAI to make India a Global Flying Training Hub in the aviation industry.

It is heartening to note that Mumbai-based Ekvi Air has decided to establish a Flying Training Organization (FTO) at Hubballi Airport. Hubballi Airport and Ekvi Air have already signed a Land Lease agreement for the same.

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