Recently the Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) has granted five acres of land to Nagpur Flying Club for its hanger. As per the sources, MADC in a written communication to Divisional Commissioner/ Chairman of Nagpur Flying Club on November 11 has referred to the demand for the land made in July earlier this year and approved for the same.
As per the sources, the allotted land is near the Maintenance-Repair-Overhaul (MRO) unit of Air India. And as per information, after the allotment of the land the Nagpur Flying Club may be able to fly the trainer aircraft once again in next six months. At present, Nagpur Flying Club has four trainer Cessna aircraft of different models. Due to some reasons, the admissions to the club had come to a halt in the past two years. Nagpur Flying Club was founded in the year 1947. In 1990, Maharashtra Government took over the operations. It was revived in 2006. On March 6, 2007, the club started functioning again with a new name Nagpur Flying Club Pvt Ltd.