The Bombay Flying Club’s is the birthplace of aviation in India, since 1928.This prestigious institute has played a leading role in the history of aviation, In India. The Bombay Flying Club’s is renowned for its professionalism. It has trained air crew who are now working as captains & engineers for domestic & international airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, Singapore Airlines, Emirates, Spice Jet, Indigo, Paramount, Kingfisher Airlines, as well as thousand of private pilot & engineers. However, The Bombay Flying Club's College of Aviation is affiliated to the University of Mumbai & DGCA and granted permission from the Government of Maharashtra.
In terms of state-of-the-art aircraft, avionics and allied equipment, Indian Civil Aviation is at par, if not at a higher level, than that in any other developed country. It is recognized worldwide that Indian Pilots are second to none, inspite of the fact that they don’t have any formal education towards a basic university degree course. It is widely acknowledged that a majority of these professionals specialize in specific areas of operation and attains proficiency in an environment that demands for higher standards and more rigorous training than in most other professions. A formal degree is not only beneficial in equipping a person in terms of aviation skills but also broadens ones perspective in the field of specialization and management.
As of now, pilots and flight supporting service personnel have been exposed to a much more rigorous hands-on knowledge and experience than persons pursuing a normal professional educational programme. Introduction of this degree course will provide the appropriate scientific background in terms of quality and content so essential to an aviator for his / her all round development. Furthermore, a basic degree will open the portals for post graduation leading to greater enhancement of scientific skills, not to speak of the potential that this will create for research and generation of knowledge. This in turn would lead to greater professional excellence.