Punjab receives Beech Hawker Baron aircraft

Written by fe Bureaus | Chandigarh | Updated: Jan 28 2010, 03:47am hrs
To give impetus to flying in Punjab , the state civil aviation department has been allotted one twin engine trainer aircraft Beech Hawker Baron G58 by Aero Club of India . The aircraft has been positioned at Amritsar aviation Club.

Disclosing this, a spokesman of the chief minister's office said that Baron G58 is equipped with full gitized glass cockpit, which would enable trainees to under take flying as per the international laid down norms and procedures.

This will be the only twin engine trainer aircraft available in northern region.

The aircraft has a seating capacity of four passengers besides two seats for the pilot and co-pilot, he said.

This aircraft could also be used to ferry passengers, after operator acquired non schedule permit from central ministry of civil aviation.