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Russian FATA denies rumors about plans to cancel 5000 licenses

Russian commercial aviation pilot training programs, approved before January 1, 2016, will be deemed invalid. The order of the Federal Air Transport Agency (FATA) of 2006, which approved training programs for commercial aviation pilots in higher education institutions, has been annulled. Russian media wrote that about 5000 active pilots, who had graduated private and state […]

Russian pilots fear losing licenses, complain to ICAO

The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has recently received a petition from Russian aviation professionals complaining about the “arbitrariness in regards to aviation specialists and training facilities” of the country’s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya), according to Russian media. The petition’s authors claim that Rosaviatsiya’s actions might lead to a quarter of Russian pilots losing their […]