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Questions tagged [dgca-india-regulations]

Questions dealing with regulations promulgated by India's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

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In India, what is the difference between “local flying area” and “airspace”?

Can anyone define what is a "local flying area" and an "airspace" and what is the difference between the two? It would be good if the definition is as per Indian rules.
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What is the maximum body weight allowed for a pilot?

What is the maximum allowed body weight for a new commercial pilot student? Would someone weighing 130kg be rejected on the basis of health? If so, what should that person weigh to avoid the ...
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Qualification Requirement of Aircraft taxi and landing lights?

Can anyone provide any standard through which taxi and landing lights are certified for use on aircraft? And which certification is required for military aircraft lighting systems?
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What minimum radio communication equipment is required in a homebuilt aircraft in India?

Let's say I am building a single seat aircraft for flying in one's own country(India). What should be minimum set (Not only from compliance prospective but to have core set of communication for ...
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What are the eyesight requirements for a medical certificate in India?

Does it matter what your eye power is, if your vision can be corrected to 6/6 (20/20) vision?
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How can I renew my non-current Indian CPL?

I have not renewed my Indian CPL since 2001 and would like to renew it. what is the procedure as the CAR says nothing about renewing licence below 5700 kgs category. Since there is no rule what can be ...
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Is there a limit for which vision can be corrected to 20/20 vision for being a pilot?

I have 20/400 vision and can be corrected to 20/20 vision with glasses. Does having 20/400 vision disqualify me from getting a pilot license? Would it prevent me from getting the required medical ...
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Can I get a DGCA medical certificate while wearing ortho- k lenses?

Will I get a DGCA medical certificate if I am wearing ortho- k lenses but have 20/20 vision?
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Can I get a FAA medical certificate and apply in an Indian airline?

I am an Indian, and was wondering if I could get an FAA medical certificate and apply in an Indian based airline. Is there a problem if I do that? Should I get the DGCA medical certificate itself?
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Can an Indian operator get approval for ETOPS-120 without first getting approval for a lower ETOPS rating?

If an A320 aircraft equipped with CFM 56-5B engines is certified capable of 120 minutes ETOPS by the manufacturer as per its AFM, can an Indian operator directly request operational approval for ETOPS-...
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What are the limits on myopia for a pre-eye refraction surgery for a class 1 medical certificate?

Are there any limitations for myopia (-number) for a pre-eye refraction surgery for a class 1 medical certificate? I live in India & I have -6.5 & -7.5 in the left & right eye respectively....
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What kind of certifications are required for a plane manufactured for personal use?

If I make an airplane (lets say for research/recreational purposes), what kind of certifications would be required to fly it? Moreover, would I need special permissions to actually fly the airplane? ...
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Rules and restriction for toy UAV in India on very low heights ? (max 50 meter from ground ) [duplicate]

We want use RC UAV to take some pictures of heritage forts (Gadh) around Pune. Do I need a special permission for that ? I have seen some one doing it before but just for to be sure I need to know. ...
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Is there a limit of how close a runway can be to the water?

Somtimes planes can either come up short or overrun a runway, ending up in the water. Is there some limit for how close a runway can be to the water? Does it factor into the runway safety area that ...
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What protocol should be followed after accidentally entering restricted airspace with a UAV?

This is related to my earlier question. Delhi has a lot of areas with restricted airspace and no fly zones. Assuming we are able to get the necessary licenses and permissions to fly, what should we ...
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What restrictions apply to flying RC and UAV planes in India at very low altitudes?

We are working on a UAV and will soon get to the testing phase. We intend to fly at a maximum altitude of 300-400 meters. I wanted to know as to what restrictions apply to the airspace in India (...