The Director General of Civil Aviation removed a pilot of a prominent airline from flight duty after he failed a drug test, confirmed official on August 26. Furthermore, with this so far, four pilots of airlines failed the required civil aviation requirement (CAR) drug test. Notably, the procedure for examination of aviation personnel for consumption of psychoactive substances came into effect on January 31, conducted on a random basis.
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On the occasion of 73rd Republic Day, Shivani Singh, India's first Rafale Jet fighter participated in the Indian Air Force (IAF) Tableau. With this, Shivani Singh became the second Indian female pilot to perform with the IAF Tableau on Republic Day. Singh joined the IAF in 2017 and was based at Punjab's Ambala based IAF's Golden Arrows Squadron. Notably, IAF Tableau was themed on "Indian Airforce transforming for the future".
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