NCAA Recognizes Leadstream As ATO

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority NCAA has officially recognized Leadstream Aviation Training Organization as known training aviation outfit in the country.

This followed the presentation of certificate by NCAA to Leadstream in its Lagos office

With this, Leadstream as an approved training organization will, carry out type rating system course (initial and refresher) on B737 series, CRJ series, Challenger aircraft and Embraer

Others include, hawker 125 series, ATR, Donier and DHCB.

Reacting to the receipt of the certificate, the Executive Director, Roland Ahmed Maikudi expressed joy and commended the management of NCAA for doing a diligent job and promised to uphold high standards in line with standard operational practices

“I feel great and very grateful to God for the strength to pursue this dream, thus far. We are not there yet, still work in progress. Even though we are happy, we are not celebrating because the journey ahead of us is far”

According to him, this shows that the institution has the capability to conduct training for engineers and technicians on almost all the types of aircraft flown in the country. He noted that the journey so far have been challenging and interesting, but the expressed joy that effort made was not in vain.

“The next line of action is to continue to do more, continue to improve on what we have, continue to seek for more approval until we get to the point that no engineer or technician has a reason to travel out for training”

Ahmed explained that the organization would further expand into pilot training (flight  training), where they would be expected to take delivery of B737CL full flight simulator.

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Albinus Chiedu

Albinus Chiedu is a journalist, aviation media consultant, events management professional, and author. He has practiced journalism since 2000.

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