Debate: India’s most dangerous scam – 2

June 13, 2011


SpiceJet suspended a woman pilot in connection with the fake flying license scam after she cameunder DGCA scanner in the wake of an evaluation report that she had trouble during flight training in the US. 24-year-old Garima Passi, who was grounded by the budget air carrier for acquiring pilot licence using fake documents, resigned from her job on Thursday (March 24), a SpiceJet statement said. “Passi had been suspended from flying while we awaited the full investigations to be concluded. This morning she has resigned from her job,” the statement said. Passi was suspended from her job from March 16 this year. SpiceJet early this week sacked two pilots–Captain Anuj Kumar and First Officer Amit Mundra–after they were arrested by Rajasthan police for using illegal means to procure flying licenses. TIMES NOW’s Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami debates the issue with Jati Dhillon, Former, EVP Flight Operations, SpiceJet; Ajay Prasad, Former Civil Aviation Secretary; Suhel Seth, Managing Partner, Counselage; Ammeet Agrawal, CEO, Supreme Aviation; Capt Vilas Naik, Former AI Pilot; Captain Gopinath, CMD, Deccan Cargo and YN Sharma, COO, Chimes Aviation.

Most Difficult landing cessna 172 18-21kt !! crosswind bader

April 10, 2011


Landing with a 18kt + crosswind at Bader field. My friend gets a little nervous and drops the camera on touch down…

Visit Ghana, The Most Alluring, Colorful Nation In West Africa!

April 25, 2010

Ghana is home to a number of diverse peoples and cultures. Ghana is located on coast line, that’s why was previously called gold Coast of South Africa. People here are by far the nicest and most polite. If you book your cheap flights to Ghana and meet Ghanaian people you will admire these people who always like to welcome Tourists. For booking cheap Ghana flights have advice at cheap flights to ghana . This is a UK based travel company which its visitors book their cheap flights to Ghana from UK. The attractions you can visit when having a tour of Ghana are; National Museum, Shai resource reserves, Achimota forest reserves, Coastal Ramsar Sites, The National Archives of Ghana, The Ghana Academy of Arts and Science, Christianborg Castle, Labadi Beach, Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, Ghana’s Central Library,  Independence Square and W.E.B. DuBois Memorial Centre, Christiansburg castle Accra, Volta Lake, Independent square, Liberation square, Flagstaff square, Kwame Nkrumah Mausoleum and Memorial park and Light house.

Achimota forest reserves: The forest is located along the Accra-Tema Motorway extension. At the time of reservation, the entire land area was largely scrub forest with a few scattered large trees.

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Science: This Academywas founded in November 1959 by government instrument of incorporation. The objective of establishment of this academy is to promote the study, the extension and the dissemination of knowledge in all the arts and science. The Academy awards a number of prizes every year, including Gold and Silver awards.

Coastal Ramsar Sites: This Ramsar site lies just West of Accra. Cheap flights to Ghana take you to the The Ramsar sites, which are the relaxation and feeding grounds for over 70 water bird species. It has an area of about 2,460 km2. There are about 20 farming and fishing communities/settlements within the Ramsar site. The sites also serve as the breeding grounds for about three marine turtle’s species.

The National Archives of Ghana: This offers an invaluable tool for the students of history of the country. It is an attempt to group together the scattered records of the Colonial Administration.

Cheap Flights to Ghana reach to Kotoka International Air port Accra. It is having the facility of shops and duty-free shopping, snack bars, restaurant and bar, a business centre, post office and information desk. To get information about Kotoka International air port and any other in Ghana and cheap flights to Accra Ghana visit http://www.cheapflightstoghana.co.uk/.

The Most Amazing Place in America

March 19, 2010

The Coconino National Forest is a 1.856-million acre (7,511 km²) United States National Forest located in northern Arizona in the vicinity of Flagstaff. Originally established in 1898 as the “San Francisco Mountains National Forest Reserve”, the area was designated a U.S. National Forest in 1908 when the San Francisco Mountains National Forest Reserve was merged with lands from other surrounding forest reserves to create the Coconino National Forest.

Today, the Coconino National Forest contains diverse landscapes, including deserts, ponderosa pine forests, flatlands, mesas, alpine tundra, and ancient volcanic peaks. The forest surrounds the towns of Sedona and Flagstaff and borders four other national forests; the Kaibab National Forest to the west and northwest, thePrescott National Forest to the southwest, the Tonto National Forest to the south, and the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest to the southeast.

The forest contains all or parts of ten designated wilderness areas, including the Kachina Peaks Wilderness, which includes the summit of the San Francisco Peaks. The headquarters are in Flagstaff. There are local ranger district offices in Flagstaff, Happy Jack, and Sedona.

The Sequoia is one of nineteen National Forests in California. It takes its name from the giant sequoia, the world’s largest tree, which grows in more than 30 groves on the forest’s lower slopes. The Sequoia’s landscape is as spectacular as its trees. Soaring granite monoliths, glacier-torn canyons, roaring whitewater, and more await your discovery at the Sierra Nevada’s southern end. Elevations range from 1,000 feet in the foothill region to peaks over 12,000 feet in the rugged high country, providing visitors with some of the most spectacular views of mountainous landscape in the entire west. RECREATION The Sequoia National Forest offers a huge range of outdoor recreation activities. The trails offer hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. The many developed campgrounds or dispersed areas provide the full range of camping experiences. The rivers, lakes and reservoirs offer boating, fishing, water-skiing, swimming, whitewater rafting, and kayaking. In the winter, the high elevations provide downhill skiing and snowboarding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and ATTRACTIONS Hikers, off-highway vehicle users, and horseback riders have over 1,500 miles of maintained roads, 1000 miles of abandoned roads, and 850 miles of trails in the forest available for their use and enjoyment. The Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, which stretches 2,600 miles from Canada to Mexico, crosses the Sequoia National Forest for approximately 78 miles. The three National Recreation Trails in the forest are: Summit, Cannell Meadow, and Jackass Creek. Other points of interest on the forest include: Hume Lake, Chicago Stump, Cannell Meadow Station, Kern River, Kings River, Dome Rock and Needles. The Sequoia contains portions of six designated wilderness areas: Kiavah, Monarch, South Sierra, Dome Land, Jennie Lakes and Golden Trout. Specific winter activity areas accessible by highway are: Hume Lake Ranger District at Cherry Gap and Quail Flat; Tule River Ranger District in the vicinity of Quaking Aspen Campground; and Greenhorn Ranger District at Greenhorn Summit HISTORY The Sequoia National Forest received its name for the 39 groves of giant sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, located within its boundaries. In 1847 a German botanist named Stephen Endlicher named the coastal redwood trees Sequoia sempervirens. He presumably was honoring the Cherokee Chief Sequoya or Sikwayi who invented a phonetic alphabet of 86 symbols for the Cherokee language. In 1854 a French botanist, Joseph Decaisne, applied the name to the giant sequoias, which are closely related to the coastal redwoods.

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