Sunday, October 09, 2016

Nagaland NCC Air Cadets get opportunity to fly aircraft

For the first time, more than 75 NCC Air Cadets from Nagaland and other North Eastern states now have a story: they got the opportunity to fly a real aircraft.
According to astatement issued by the NCC GP HQ Kohima yesterday, stated that the "Enthusiasm and confidence of more than 75 NCC Air cadets from Nagaland and other North Eastern States knew no bounds when for the first time they flew a Zen Air CH 701 aircraft at Dimapur."

The aircraft was stated to have been specially flown in for them from Aizawl for a flying training. "The flying training culminated in to actual flying under supervision of efficient training staff posted under north eastern region NCC directorate (of) Shillong and it coincided with the 84th anniversary of Indian Air Force," the statement stated.

The Additional Director General of the NCC, North Eastern Region took special interest "in overcoming administrative and technical hurdles" to make the dream of the NCC cadets come true. The statement said that the Cades of the NCC air wing at Dimapur are undergoing flying training since October 3 to participate in the All India Vayu Sainik Camp that is scheduled to be conducted at Jodhpur in Rajasthan from October 16 next. Altogether 40 cadets will represent the North Eastern Region. The current training is a precursor to the training that they will undergo subsequently when two newly acquired GARUD Microlite aircrafts join the 1 Nagaland Air Squadron NCC next year, the organizers stated.
09/10/16 Web India123
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