Guwahati: NCC Air Wing gets city youth to fly high
GUWAHATI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) station at Borjhar is buzzing with takeoff and landing of latest micro light aircraft as cadets from National Cadet Corps (NCC) are getting trained on the techniques of flying.
The flight training which started on 20th August is for NCC’s Air Wing senior cadets flying squad.
The objective of the training is to get qualified and interested youth selected in various services of the IAF. Interested students from class tenth onwards can get this flying training through their NCC official at the school or from 50 Assam Air Squadron Flying NCC Unit.
Two micro light trainers have been sourced from NCC Directorate New Delhi. The twin-seater ‘Virus SW 80’ built in Slovenia by Pipistrel Sinus is used for this training.
Students from various institutes are getting trained under the leadership of Wing Commander V Ganesh Narayan who is the Commanding Officer of 50 Assam Air Squadron Flying NCC Unit. Narayan is a trained pilot of the Indian Air Force.