The Nigerian government has acquired another three new aircrafts for Nigeria College of Aviation Technology Nigeria (NCAT) making a total of six new aircrafts.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on his Twitter handle two hours ago
According to him, “Another batch of 3 training aircraft for our training school in Zaria has just been received. Good training and proficiency is sure guarantee for safety. Thank you for the support”
The Minister said there was no better aviation safety than having well trained, proficient aviators.
According to him, training will now be more efficient, faster and cheaper.
“Our roadmap is yielding good result. We appreciate your support, ” he added
NCAT was designed to be a training centre for Nigerian and African pilots, aircraft maintenance engineers and navigation aid technicians.
It subsequently created a flying school, air traffic services and communications school and aeronautical electronics and telecommunications school to meet its objectives.
In the late 1970s, it began giving specialised training courses in instrument landing systems, jet simulation, airline transport and VHF omnidirectional range