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How to get Approval for Deputy CFI on eGCA?

Updated: Mar 5

In the dynamic world of aviation, the role of Deputy Chief Flying Instructor (Dy.CFI) holds paramount importance. This blog post sheds light on the streamlined process for the approval of Dy.CFI on the Electronic General Correspondence Address (eGCA) platform. This service is specifically designed for Flight Training Organizations (FTOs) looking to nominate Flight Instructor Rating (FIR) holders for the position of Dy.CFI. Let's delve into the process and the prerequisites for FTO applicants and instructors to embark on this journey.

FTO Applicant and Instructor Pre-requisites

Before proceeding with the application for the Approval of Dy.CFI, ensure that you meet the following pre-requisites:

  1. eGCA Registration: Both the FTO applicant and the instructor must be registered on the eGCA external portal.

  2. Valid eGCA ID: Each individual involved in the application process should possess a valid and unique eGCA ID.

  3. Valid Email ID & Mobile Number: Ensure that your provided email address and mobile number are current and active, as they will be crucial for communication during the approval process.

  4. Access to DGCA Website: Both the FTO applicant and the instructor must have access to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) website to proceed with the nomination.

Understanding the Approval Process

The process of nominating a FIR holder for the position of Dy.CFI on eGCA is designed to be straightforward and efficient. Here's a step-by-step guide to help you navigate through the process

Step 1: Login to eGCA

  1. Visit the official eGCA external portal.

  2. Enter your eGCA ID, password, and other required credentials to log in.

Step 2: Access the Approval of Dy.CFI Service

  1. Once logged in, navigate to the relevant section that offers the service for "Approval of Dy.CFI."

  2. Click on the appropriate link to initiate the nomination process.

Step 3: Complete the Application Form

  1. Fill out the application form with accurate and up-to-date details.

  2. Provide the necessary information about the nominated FIR holder and the FTO applicant.

  3. Double-check all the information for accuracy before proceeding.

Step 4: Submit the Nomination

  1. After completing the application form, submit the nomination for further processing.

  2. Make sure to review all the details thoroughly to avoid any errors.

Step 5: Await Confirmation

  1. After successful submission, await confirmation from the relevant authorities.

  2. You may receive notifications regarding the progress of your application on your registered email and mobile number.

The Approval of Dy.CFI on eGCA streamlines the process of nominating FIR holders for this significant role in the aviation industry. By adhering to the pre-requisites and following the step-by-step guide provided in this blog post, FTO applicants and instructors can smoothly navigate through the process and ensure their nomination is duly considered. Embracing eGCA's digital platform facilitates a more efficient and transparent approach to aviation-related services, contributing to the growth and advancement of the industry as a whole. Stay updated, stay compliant, and let eGCA empower your aviation aspirations.

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Approval of Dy.CFI
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