Please tell me the requirements of commercial pilot license in india?
Asked by KHUSHAL GARG, 24 Oct '07 10:13 pm
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The IAF projected a requirement for about 126 aircraft in 2001, when the strength was at 39.5 squadrons (down from 45). There is an option for an additional 74 aircraft. Initial requirements appeared to be for a 20-ton class fighter aircraft with the Mirage 2000 as the strongest contender. However, the 20-ton MTOW limit requirement has reportedly been removed. Also, considering the delays in the bidding, it is very likely that the LCA would be ready for induction by then. The IAF then would require replacements for its frontline strike aircraft like the MiG-27 and Jaguar, which would be retiring by 2015. India's indigenous Medium Combat Aircraft and the Indo-Russian joint 5th-generation aircraft projects are unlikely to be ready before 2020, thus providing the need for a replacement. Thus, the MRCA tender is more likely to be a medium-weight aircraft (MTOW of ~24 tons). This has led to news reports renaming the competition as the Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender. (It i ...moreAnswered by teja, 24 Oct '07 10:15 pm
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