GMR Academy hosts ICAO meet­ing

To keep pace with changes driv­ing the avi­a­tion train­ing in­dus­try, GMR Avi­a­tion Academy (GMR AA)or­gan­ised a three-day meet­ing of In­ter­na­tional Civil Avi­a­tion Or­gan­i­sa­tion (ICAO)aimed at in­struc­tors, course de­vel­op­ers and Trainair Plus val­ida­tors from sever

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At­the 2nd In­ter­na­tional Civil Avi­a­tion Or­gan­i­sa­tion (ICAO) meet­ing of re­gional Trainair Plus course de­vel­op­ers and in­struc­tors stan­dard­i­s­a­tion (CDI/STDs) for Asi­aPa­cific re­gion, ICAO an­nounced the el­e­va­tion of GMR Avi­a­tion Academy from ‘As­so­ciate Mem­ber’ to the pres­ti­gious ‘Ful­lMem­ber’, also known as ‘Gold Mem­ber’ sta­tus of the pres­ti­gious ICAO Trainair Plus pro­gramme.

Held in the first week of July at Novo­tel Air­port Ho­tel, Hy­der­abad the lat­est hon­our marks the grow­ing pres­ence and sig­nif­i­cance of the Academy as it has de­signed its own Stan­dard­ised Train­ing Pack­age (STP), which has been val­i­dated and ap­proved by ICAO to fa­cil­i­tate this el­e­va­tion. Cur­rently, only two avi­a­tion train­ing cen­tres in In­dia en­joy this cov­eted sta­tus, of them, one is in the govern­ment sec­tor and the sec­ond is GMR Avi­a­tion Academy which is the only academy in the pri­vate sec­tor in In­dia to have been be­stowed with this hon­our. For­mally in­au­gu­rated by K

Pradeep Chan­dra, Spe­cial Chief Sec­re­tary to the Govern­ment of Te­lan­gana, the event saw a cul­mi­na­tion of over 85 par­tic­i­pants span­ning 17 coun­tries and par­tic­i­pants were en­gaged in brain- storm­ing to iden­tify op­por­tu­ni­ties for im­prove­ment of train­ing de­liv­er­ables and in­struc­tional de­sign.

The meet­ing also opened av­enues for the avi­a­tion train­ing com­mu­nity to iden­tify chal­lenges and po­ten­tial so­lu­tions, re­lated to the devel­op­ment and de­liv­ery of train­ing cour­ses.

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