Thursday, August 23, 2018

‘Girls in Aviation Day’ observed at Mangaluru International Airport

Mangaluru: Airport Authority of India (AAI) in association with Women Aviation India conducted a day-long programme observing ‘Girls in Aviation Day’ here at Mangaluru International Airport on Thursday, August 23.

Mangaluru International Airport is one among 11 airports all over India selected to host the programme. ‘Girls in Aviation Day’ was celebrated by the Women Aviation International India chapter, which is a registered society working for the cause of women in aviation. The programme is mainly to encourage girls to join the aviation industry.
As many as 50 students of St Agnes PU College, Lourdes Central School and Canara PU College took part in the programme.

Srilatha along with Jyoti, Sathish and Piyusha, briefed the students at the Air traffic Centre (ATC) building on the controlling of an aircraft. Students were also told about how they communicate with the pilot about directions, radar positions, speed of the flight and how the staff directs the pilots with the use of equipment at the ATC building. Students were even briefed about how to opt aviation as their career, and what roles they have to play in this sector. The students visited the ATC tower which is fully equipped with aircraft controlling system.
23/08/18 daijiworld

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