On Wednesday, Airbus, an aeronautics company, initiates a training centre in NCR region. The training centre has opened in Gurugram, an adjacent city to Delhi. The centre is primarily set up to train as well as educate commercial pilots and maintenance engineers.
A spokesperson of Airbus said, Through the centre, we aim to train 8,000 commercial pilots and 2,000 maintenance engineers over the next 10 years. as reported by IANS.
The capital investment made in establishing the training centre has been disclosed by the company yet. The established centre comprises of an A320 simulator for simulating flights and teaching plans on aircraft training. Further, the centre will comprise a standard pilot transition and computer-based classroom training programmes, as apprised by the company.
An Upgrade to Command course will also be rendered in the centre, focusing on augmenting co-pilots skills. The aeronautic company apprises that the facility will complement Airbus India's training centre in Bengaluru which has trained over 4,500 maintenance engineers since its inception in 2007, sourced in ET news.
Anand E. Stanley, President of Airbus India and South Asia, says, Providing a training infrastructure to support our customers' businesses is a priority for us.
The aerospace company has gauged that India will require more 25,000 pilots in the next 20 years to cope with the expanding commercial aviation sector.