DGCA Current Affairs, GK & News

HANSA-NG: New-Gen two-seater flying trainer aircraft

‘HANSA-NG’, the new generation two-seater flying trainer aircraft completed the in-flight engine relight test. Where was the aircraft tested? The test was conducted at the aeronautical test range (ATR) facility of the Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) at Challakere, Chitradurga district (Karnataka), and all the parameters of the aircraft were found to be normal. The ..

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DGCA Surveillance Plan

A surveillance mechanism has been rolled out by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCS) with the aim of identifying non–compliance with flight safety standards and alerting the authorities that are authorized for taking urgent corrective action to resolve the deficiencies. Overview: The newly launched surveillance programme involves experts from various stakeholders in this field ..

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DGCA Child Restraint System

An advisory to implement the Child Restraint System which is specifically designed to restrain and protect a child or infant during all phases of flight has been sent to all the airline operators in India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Overview: The DGCA has decided to include a Child Restraint System as part ..

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Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by Parliament. Earlier, it was passed in the Lok Sabha on March 17, 2020. The Bill was passed by a voice vote. Key Provisions of the Bill The Bill provides statutory status to regulatory institutions like the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the Bureau of Civil Aviation ..

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Under air bubble agreement, Indians with any valid VISA can fly to US, UK and Canada

Indians holding any kind of visa valid under the ‘Air Bubbles’ agreement can travel to the UK, USA, Canada and the UAE, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. This comes after the earlier rule of the European Union that only those holding essential visa were allowed for travel abroad. What is Air Bubble ..

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Drone Incubation Fund Allocation Slashed to Less than Rs 500 Crores

The Central Government has announced that its incubation fund, named as DISHA, aimed at the promotion of indigenous manufacturing of unmanned aerial vehicles, will be allocated less than Rs 500 crores, in the wake of the recession triggered by the COVID 19 pandemic. The fund was earlier allocated a sum of Rs 2000 crores but ..

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