DGCA Draft Proposal Seeks To Make Ops Of Choppers Safer


The country’s aviation regulator has come up with a draft proposal to improve safety standards in helicopter operations, after a spate of accidents in the recent past.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked helicopter operators to submit their suggestions and objections to the draft proposal by July 11. One of the crucial recommendations in the draft is for the operators to “establish an aircraft tracking capability to track the helicopter throughout its area of operations”.

The draft states that the operators must refer to the US-based agency International Civil Aviation Organisation’s (ICAO) circular 347 for “guidance”. Read more

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