Commercial Pilot Training - Career Spotlight & IGRUA
Commercial Pilot Training
The job of a commercial pilot is one of the most exciting and lucrative ones in the airline industry and has attracted a lot of candidates to take it up as a career option. Being a commercial pilot isn’t easy at all and it always requires a lot of patience, time, dedication and rigorous training.
The most important part which needs to be considered is that it is the responsibility of a commercial pilot to ensure that the lives of all the passengers in the flight is safe and secured. This makes them the most important individuals on the aircraft. Commercial pilots are the individuals who are trained professionally in flying airplanes and helicopters.
In order to be a successful commercial pilot a candidate needs several qualities such as adequate knowledge of navigation, operation of mechanical and electronic controls, good interpretation skills, handling emergency situations and many more. A Student pilot license or an SPL is very important in order to be a commercial pilot. To get an SPL the candidate needs to be atleast 16 years old and should have completed atleast 10 +2 with science along with registration at a flying club recognized by the DGCA.
Commercial pilots are recruited by both the Domestic as well as the international airlines such as Indian Airlines, Air India, Jet Airways, Sahara etc. The pay package offered to the commercial pilots is variable and highly depends on the grade level of the position. Along with a lucrative salary the commercial pilots also get a lot of attractive incentives as well as remunerations.
The Akademi functions under the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India through its Governing Council. Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA) located at Fursatganj Dist. Raebareli (U.P) is an autonomous body under the control of the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The Governing Council is the supreme body of the organization and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation .
WHY JOIN IGRUA
A Premier institute in South Asia under Govt. of India.
Over two decades of quality training record in the industry.
An unparalleled placement record almost touching 100 per cent.
An integral part of CAE Global Academy.
A mix of highly experienced flying instructors with years of instructional experience in civil/military flying.
An optimum student/instructor/aircraft ratio maintained with the strictest adherence to safety both on ground and in the air.
IGRUA has entered into a Management Contract with Global Aviation Giant - CAE, Canada for service to the nation at par with International standards.
Refresher courses for Chief Flying Instructors /Pilot Instructor Incharge of all flying clubs are conducted.
Almost 100 per cent of students have found placement in various airlines.
122 students are undergoing training at present and we are continuously making efforts to increase seats every year
To cater for a large number of aspirants, IGRUA has inducted additional state-of-the-art fleet with glass cockpits
Training is imparted on TB-20, Zlin , DA-40 and King Air C90A aircraft with Single Engine and Multi Engine Endorsement.
Multi Engine Endorsement on Turbo Prop aircraft.
CPL with Multi Engine Endorsement to Indian Airlines, BSF, Coast Guard candidates.
Multi-engine Endorsement to pilots of Indian Air Force, Indian Navy
Campus Interviews are conducted by the National Carriers to provide career opportunities to the Trainees for induction in Airlines.
No profit motives. Created for standardization of flying.
Fleet equipped with latest aids
Fully residential, with two hostels for boys and girls having a total accommodation capacity of 72 and 144, respectively, supported by a modern kitchen with trained and qualified staff.
Very well equipped modern gym, two each indoor squash and bad minton courts, along with grounds for football, basketball, volley ball and other outdoor games
A healthy, pollution free environment of the campus and facilities spread across 167 acres of land.
Only institute in India authorised by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct Flight Instructors Refresher Course.
Dedicated Airspace for flying training.
Modern Navigational Aids like VOR DME & ILS DME
Independent runway of 1722 m length.
Own Airfield and ATC.
Well equipped Hangars.
Flight Simulators for King Air C90-A , TB-20 & DA-40 aircraft.
Ground Training Facilities
Peaceful environment for learning.
Developed to International Civil Aviation Standards under UNDP program.
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