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akhilesh yadav posted a topic in RTI in MediaBAREILLY: Rabbits may appear to be tiny, furry and cute, but are, surprisingly, a big risk to flights that have just touched the tarmac. In response to a Right to Information (RTI) query, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said that over half all animal-hits that occur soon after a plan has touched ground occur as rabbits scurry onto runways. Read more at: Rabbit most likely animal to come in way of landing plane: DGCA - The Times of India
Hi, As part of the procedure for appearing for PPL exam, I have sent my original SSC(Seondary schools certificate) certificate to DGCA with below mentioned details. I have received the SPL and FRTOL® but not my SSC original marksheet.DGCA officers have not responded to my telephone calls,responded to mails nor sent a reply for hard copy mails.Worst part is,the babu's i have contacted in DGCA are themselves RTI incharges. Forum memebers kindlys let me know how to pusue the case by using RTI application.Does DGCA has a specific RTI application OR is there a generic format gor all Govt organisations. My Details: AP Aviation Academy Docket # 12944312791 Date 17th September 2010 Blue Dart Courier SPL Number APAA/792 DOB 10/06/1979 FRTOL® Number 5199, File Number 1-1468/2010-L-2
Atul Patankar posted a topic in RTI in MediaAs reported at hindustantimes.com on December 10, 2010 Differences have cropped up among officials of the Madhya Pradesh Flying Club over whether it comes under the purview of the Right to Information Act of 2005 or not resulting in delay in getting information from the premier institute of the state. Club member V K Gupta, who has sought information from it using the RTI route, said, "Since the MP Flying Club is taking grant from the state government and was allotted hangar at the airport, it definitely comes under the purview of the RTI Act." "Besides, the Directorate of Civil Aviation of the Madhya Pradesh department has also issued directives to the club to provide information to applicants under the RTI Act," Gupta said. However, club Secretary, Milind Mahajan said that as the MP Flying Club was being operated under guidelines of the director general of Civil Aviation (DGCA) anybody can obtain information about the club through DGCA only. "We are not supposed to provide information directly to an applicant under the RTI at present," he said. On the issue of the state government's directive to the club in this regard, he admitted that the club has indeed received a letter from the state's Civil Aviation Department directing it to provide information under RTI to the applicant on the ground that it has received grant from the government and, therefore, comes under the purview of the RTI Act. Mahajan said that the club management is also pondering whether to accept the annual grant of Rs two lakh from the state government or not in this regard.
RTI: 42 'tipsy' pilots report to duty, only 8 sacked as published in ExpressIndia.com, reported by Agencies, Jun 02, 2010 New Delhi Only eight of the 42 pilots who were caught in a tipsy state while reporting to duty last year were terminated from service while the rest were either grounded or suspended for brief periods. The details of the punishment meeted out to drunk pilots were disclosed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation without giving details of crew, airlines or flight number to which the pilots were supposed to report. The data provided by DGCA shows that half of the drunk pilots, 21 of them, were detected at the Delhi airport followed by 11 from Mumbai and rest from other airports across the country. The civil aviation regulator said eight of the pilots who reported for duty in a tipsy state were terminated while the rest were suspended or derostered for a brief period which ranged from 30 days to three months. The data provided in reply to an RTI application by Abhishek Shukla says 28 of them are still flying while four have left their airlines. The DGCA did not give details of action taken against 16 pilots. The DGCA is the regulatory body for civil aviation in India and is responsible for ensuring safety of operations. Drunkenness among pilots directly impacts flight safety and aviation authorities around the world, including the International Civil Aviation Organisation, mandate a zero tolerance to alcohol as far as pilots and cabin crew are concerned. Alcohol in the blood of pilot as well as cabin crew is a serious flight safety issue, experts say. "The rules prescribe that there shall be no trace of the alcohol in the blood of the pilot and the cabin crew. Alcohol in the blood numbs the senses and dulls the reflexes and increases response time. The effect of alcohol is much more at high altitudes," former Director General Civil Aviation Kanu Gohain said. Alcohol testing is mandatory for pilots and cabin crew but airlines which conduct the tests often take a lenient stand with erring pilots so as not to affect flight schedules, say aviation experts who requested anonymity. The DGCA, therefore, conducts random surprise checks on pilots, pre-flight and post-flight, to ensure that the no-alcohol rule is not violated. "The job requires high skills and presence of mind and there is a need for total honesty to ensure that cabin crew and cockpit crew is in best condition...but DGCA cannot be everywhere and test everone...We require some sort of honesty from airline managements," Gohain said. RTI: 42 'tipsy' pilots report to duty, only 8 sacked - Express India
As reported by Saurabh Sinha & Himanshi Dhawan at timesofindia.indiatimes.com on 4 October 2009 NEW DELHI: Thanks to Right to Information, shocking instances of mismanagement over the years are now coming to light that show how Air India's Maharaja has now been reduced to a pauper. A query filed by RTI activist S C Agrawal has led to confirmation of what was till now a whisper - expensive aircraft lease (rent) deals being made by the airline with these agreements favouring rental companies and not AI. The airline has admitted to renting at least two aircraft that did not prove to be airworthy or safe to fly and then losing over $29 million while terminating the lease agreement prematurely. This particular case dates back to 1996 when AI took two aircraft from West Indian company Caribjet. One of the aircraft, an Airbus A-310, developed technical snags time and again. The situation came such a point that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had to ask AI to stop using that aircraft. In its reply, AI has given a letter written by DGCA to the airline in September 1996 about the aircraft (VT-LEJ, the A-310) which says: "The aircraft is having repeat nature of defects despite maintenance action... AI should consider not to utilise the said aircraft as (its) airworthiness/safety of operation cannot be ensured (sic)." This aircraft had a host of problems. On two occasions, it had to return to land soon after taking off. It got delayed at Heathrow for days due to a problem in the cargo door and defects in fuel quantity indicator. After the DGCA warning, AI wrote to Caribjet about early termination of leases of this aircraft and another one hired from the same company (VT-LEK). By doing so, reveals the RTI reply filed by the airline, AI had to pay a whopping $23.6 million to Caribjet and an additional $6 million as interest! While AI has owned up to one costly error, questions on its lease policy are still being raised. Three years back, the AI-IA combine placed orders for 111 new aircraft, including the yet-to-fly Boeing Dreamliner 787. The massive shortage of aircraft during the times of the aviation boom ” that was busted by last year's global recession and Indian slowdown ” led AI to take many aircraft on lease from foreign companies. But since there were no pilots to fly them, the planes remained idle at Indian airports while the Maharaja continued shelling out money to the companies. Source: Air India leased defective aircraft - India Business - Business - NEWS - The Times of India