Training and route clearances

Initiation at Lahore Flying Club for aptitude assessment in selection process after replying to  pilot trainee advertisement in newspaper in Oct.1966.

Aptitude Assessment at Lahore Flying Club 18/3/1967—16/4/1967 = 10.00 hours

PIA Flying Training Academy flying started 13/2/1968

  • First Solo: 5/3/1968= 14.00 hours
  • Total Time: 10+14 (academy hours)= 24.00
  • PPL #748 (3/8/1968)
  • FRTO # 445 (3/8/1968)
  • Dual Day: 35.05
  • Solo Day: 28.45
  • Navigation Dual: 04.00
  • Total Time: 67.50

Navigation 2

  • 14/11/1968, KHI-Sujawal-Mulla Katiar-Sari Sing-KHI, Instructor Hyder Baluch, AP-ATE, 02.15
  • 19/11/1968, KHI-T.B. Khan-Mirpur Batoro-KHI, Instructor Mahmood, AP-ATZ, 01.45
  • 27/11/1968, KHI-Mirpur Batoro-Bholari-Sari Sing-KHI, Instructor Group Capt. M.J. Khan, AP-ATD, 02.10
  • 28/11/1968, KHI-Matli-Sujawal-KHI, Instructor Group Capt. M.J. Khan, AP-ATZ, 02.25

Navigation 3

  • 29/11/1968, KHI-Sujawal-Mulla Katiar-T.B. Khan-KHI, Self, AP-ATZ, 02.25
  • 2/12/1968, KHI-Thatta-Mulla Katiar-Jungshahi-KHI, Self, AP-ATB, 02.15
  • 2/12/1968, KHI-Thatta-Mulla Katiar-Jungshahi-KHI, Self, AP-ATE, 02.05
  • 3/12/1968, KHI-Matiari-Sujawal-KHI, Self, AP-ATE, 02.45
  • 4/12/1968, KHI-Mirpur Batoro-Petaro-Gharo-KHI, Self, AP-ATE, 02.55
  • 5/12/1968, KHI-Gharo-Petaro-Mirpur Batoro-KHI, Self, AP-ATE, 02.55
  • 6/12/1968, KHI-T.B. Khan-T.M. Khan-Mirpur Batoro-KHI, Self, AP-ATE, 02.45
  • 6/12/1968, KHI-Kalu Kuhar-T.B. Khan-Petaro-Pir Patho-KHI, Self, AP-ATB, 02.45
  • 21/1/1969, KHI-Sujawal-Hyderabad-KHI, Self, AP-ATD, 02.35
  • 22/1/1969, KHI-Thatta-Hyderabad-KHI, Self, AP-ATD, 02.05
  • 23/1/1969, KHI-Bholari-Sujawal-KHI, Self, AP-ATD, 02.25
  • 24/1/1969, KHI-Sujawal-Bholari-KHI, Self, AP-ATD, 02.4

 

  • 25/3/1969, KHI-Local, Cessna 310B, AP-AKP, Instructor F.H.K. Ghori, 01.10
  • 25/3/1969, KHI-Local, Cessna 310B, AP-AKP, Instructor F.H.K. Ghori, 01.05
  • 1/4/1969, KHI-Local, Cessna 310B, AP-AKP, Instructor F.H.K. Ghori, 00.50
  • Final Navigation Test—2/4/1969, KHI-Sujawal-Jhimpir-KHI, Instructor F.H.K. Ghori, AP-ATB, 01.55
  • Final Handling Test–9/4/1969, KHI-Local, Instructor F.H.K. Ghori, AP-ATD, 01.00
  • Instrument Rating Check 5/5/1969, KHI-Local, Cessna 310B, AP-AKP, Instructor Manzoor, 01.30

Dual Day: 81.30; Solo Day: 94.00; Night Dual: 02.25; Night Solo: 02.35; Navigation Dual Day: 14.30; Navigation Day Solo: 30.35; Total: 225.35

CPL # 442 awarded 17/6/1969

The following cities and towns of the province of Sind, Pakistan were flown by us on the Navigation forays from KHI (Karachi):

Pir Patho; Sujawal; Thatta; Gharo; Kalu Kuhar; Mirpur Batoro; Sari Sing; Thana Bulla Khan; Jungshahi; Mullah Katiar; Bholari–abandoned WWII airfield; Matli; Petaro; Hyderabad; Matiari; Thana Mohammad Khan

  • AP-ATZ, AP-ATB, AP-ATE, AP-ATD were Cessna 150
  • AP-AKP was a twin engine Cessna 310 B

Experience

When & where did you receive your professional flying training?

  • PIA Karachi May 1967 to Dec 1985
  • United Airlines Denver CO Feb/ Mar 1977
  • PIA Training Centre June 1990 to Aug 1994

Licences

  • Private Pilot’s Licence, PPL #748 Aug 3 1968
  • Flight Radio Telephony Operator’s Licence, FRTO #445 Aug 3 1968
  • Commercial Pilot Licence, CPL #442 June 17 1969
  • Airline Transport Pilot’s Licence, ATPL #441 July 3 1975
  • Airline Transport Pilot (USA), ATP #2336211 Nov 1982
  • Flight Operation Officer’s LicenceFOO #563 Oct 22 1995

Group A Total = 5092.4; Aircraft with MTOGW above 25, 000 Kgs (Multi-engine turbojet or turboprop)

Hours Flown on Aircraft Type

  • B707/720B Airline (PIA) Commander P1 = 2566.8, Date of Last Flight 12/12/1985
  • B707/720B Airline (PIA) Copilot P2 = 1030.1, Date of last flight 08/01/1980
  • B747-282B Airline (PIA) Copilot P2 = 1493.5, Date of last flight 04/12/1980
  • B747-100 Airline (UA) Trainee P3 = 02.00, Date of last flight 03/27/1977

Group B Total = 2036.4; Aircraft other than above

Hours flown on Aircraft Type

  • Fokker F-27 Airline (PIA) Commander P1= 500.2, Date of last flight 04/18/1976
  • Fokker F-27 Airline (PIA) Copilot P2 = 1278.7, Date of last flight 02/09/1975
  • Cessna 310B Airline (PIA) P3 = 5.4, Date of last flight 04/01/1969
  • Cessna 150 Airline (PIA) P1= 151.1, Date of last flight 02/14/1975
  • Cessna 150 Airline (PIA) P3= 94.0, Date of last flight 05/08/1969
  • Cessna 177RG ( Long Island NY) P3 = 2.0, Date of last flight 11/18/1982
  • Grumman Cougar PA-7 (Cranfield UK) P3 = 5.0, Date of last flight 08/18/1983

 

Note:

  • MTOGW = Maximum Take Off Gross Weight
  • Grand TTL = 7128.8
  • RF= Route Familiarization
  • RC = Route Check
  • P1 = Pilot in Command

Command Training Fokker F-27

  • 03/04/1975 AP-ALW, F.H.K. Ghori, P3, KHI-KHI, 1500-2000, Night Second = 0110, IF= 0010
  • 03/10/1975 AP-ATO, F.H.K. Ghori, P3, KHI-KHI, 1230-1630, Night Second= 0110, IF= 0100
  • 03/18/1975 AP-ATU, T.H. Naqvi, KHI-KHI, 1455-1745, Night Second = 0100, IF = 0030
  • 03/28/1975 AP-ATU, F.H.K. Ghori, P3, KHI-KHI, 1450-1715, Night Second = 0110, IF = 0025
  • 03/31/1975 AP-ALW, F.H.K. Ghori, P3, KHI-KHI, 1435-1910, Night Second 0120, IF = 0020
  • 04/01/1975 AP-ALW, F.H.K. Ghori, P3, KHI-KHI, 1200-1555, Night Second = 0120, IF = 0030
  • 04/06/1975 AP-ALW, Dara, KHI-KHI, P3, 1500-1805, Night Second = 0100, IF = 0020
  • 04/10/1975 AP-ATO, F.H.K. Ghori, KHI-KHI, P3, 1230-1630, Night Second = 0110, IF = 0020
  • 04/11/1975 AP-ALW, Dara, KHI-KHI, 1430-1745, P3, Night Second = 0155, IF = 0100
  • 04/25/1975 AP-ALW, F.H.K. Ghori, KHI-KHI, P3, 2105-0015, Night Second = 0135, IF = 0030
  • 04/27/1975 AP-ATO, F.H.K. Ghori, KHI-KHI, P3, 1430-1745, Night Second = 0115, IF = 0020 Pre-Rating Check
  • 04/28/1975 AP-ALW, T.H. Naqvi, KHI-KHI, P3, 1415-1620, Night Second = 0205, IF = 0040 Command Check
  • 05/01/1975 AP-ATU, T.H. Naqvi, P2, KHI-PJG-PSI-GWD-PSI-PJG-KHI, Day Second = 0530, Initial Route Command Check

From 05/12/1975 to 07/02/1975, 100 hours as P1 U/S (under supervision) with following captains, F.H.K.Ghori; Aqeel; Razi to the following stations: Mohenjo Daro, Jiwani, Pasni, Panjgur, Hyderabad, Multan, Gwadar, Muscat (Oman), Sukkur, Sui and Nawabshah.

First Command Flight F-27

  • 07/03/1975 AP-ATU Self (P1) KHI-MUX-KHI, 1240-1740
  • Day In charge 0140, Night In charge 0250, IF 0015

Command Training B707/720B

  • 07/21/1980 AP-AXL, Shaukat Ali, P2, KHI-KHI, 1600-1645, Night Second = 0045
  • 07/22/1980 AP-ATQ, Shaukat Ali, P2, KHI-KHI, 1735-1900, Night Second = 0045
  • 07/23/1980 AP-BAF, Mughal, P2, KHI-KHI, 1850-1930, Night Second = 0040
  • 07/25/1980 AP-BAF, Mughal, P2, KHI-KHI, 1630-1730, Night Second = 0100- Command Check
  • 07/31/1980 AP-BAA, S. Quraishi, P2, KHI-MCT (Oman), 1412-1605, Day Second = 0018, Night Second = 0135-Technical night stop at Muscat, Oman
  • 08/01/1980 AP-BAA, S. Quraishi, P2, MCT (Oman)-KHI, 0930-1115, Day, Second 0145, IF= 0010 Initial Route Command Check

From 08/15/1980 to 09/16/1980, 50 hours as P1 U/S (under supervision) with following captains: S.Quraishi; Najam; Manzoor; Bashar, Ejaz ul Haq; Wajid Shah to following stations: Jeddah; Colombo; Peshawar; Istanbul; Multan; Quetta; Rawalpindi

Final Route Command Check B707

09/16/1980 AP-ATQ, Dara, P1 U/S, KHI-BOM (Bombay)-KHI, 0203-0345, Day In charge 0142, IF 0010/0550-0740 Day In charge=0150, IF= 0010

First Command Flight B707

09/18/1980 AP-AXM, Self P1, KHI-PEW-KHI, 0950-1135 Day In charge 0145/1225-1425 Day In charge 0110 Night In charge 0050

Note

  • AP-AXL, AP-ATQ, AP-BAF, AP-AXM, AP-AXK, AP-AZP were B720s
  • AP-BAA is a B707
  • All time is GMT
  • Format M/D/Y
  • IF = Instrument Time
  • Command Training = Training to fly as captain of aircraft P1

Airline Route Clearances

  • 10/05/1980 AP-AXL T.R. Mir P1 Karachi-Kuwait-Karachi (RF)
  • 10/11/1980 AP-AXK Dara P1 Karachi-Quetta-Islamabad-Quetta-Karachi Pk326 (RF)

Africa

  • 01/29/1981;02/01/1981, AP-AXM/AP-AXL, Suri, P1, KHI-DXB-NBO; NBO-DXB-KHI, Pk 745/744, RF
  • 02/15-19/1981 AP-AXK/AP-ATQ, Junaidi, P1, KHI-DXB-NBO; NBO-DXB-KHI. Pk743/746, RC
  • 04/02-06/1981 AP-AXM/AP-AXK, Self. P1, KHI-DXB-NBO; NBO-DXB-KHI, Pk745/744

European

  • 06/09-23/1981, AP-AWY/AP-AWU/AP-AXG/AP-AXM/AP-AXL, Iftekhar, P1, KHI-DAM; DAM-AMS;  AMS-LON (EGLL)-AMS; AMS-DAM; DAM-DXB-KHI RF
  • 07/01-11/1981, AP-AWU/AP-AWY/AP-AXG/AP-AXK, P1, Aqeel, KHI-DAM; DAM-AMS; AMS-LON(EGLL)-AMS; AMS-DAM; DAM-ISB, RC
  • 08/03-14/1981 AP-AXL/AP-AWY/AP-AZW/AP-AWY, Self,  P1, KHI-DXB-DAM; DAM-AMS; AMS-DAM; DAM-DXB; DXB-KHI

Atlantic

  • 10/26-30/1981 AP-AXL/AP-AWY, P1, Iftekhar, DXB-DAM; DAM-AMS;  RF
  • 11/02-04/1981 AP-AWU P1 Iftekhar FRA-JFK; JFK-FRA, RF
  • 12/04-07/1981 AP-AWU/AP-AWY,  P1 S.Quraishi FRA-JFK; JFK-FRA, RC
  • 03/21-22/1982 AP-AWY Self, P1, ORL(Orly)-BOS (Logan); BOS-JFK,  Pk801
  • 03/27-29/1982 AP-AWU/AP-AWY, Self, P1,  JFK-FRA; FRA-CAI-Pk 806/802

Beijing/Tokyo

  • 04/18-23/1981 AP-BAA/AP-AXG Mansoor E. Khan, P1 KHI-ISB-PEK; PEK-NRT (Tokyyo) RF
  • 04/27/1981; 05/01/1981 AP-BAA/ AP-AZW,  Mansoor E. Khan P1, NRT (Tokyo)-PEK; PEK-ISB , Pk751/753 RF
  • 05/21-24/1981 AP-AXG/AP-AZW, Osman Khan P1 KHI-PEK; PEK-NRT (Tokyo)-Pk750/752 RC
  • 05/29/1981; 06/01/1981, AP-BAA Osman Khan P1 NRT-PEK-ISB-KHI, Pk753/751
  • 04/03/1982-04/04/1982, AP-AZW, Self P1, KHI-ISB-PEK Pk752
  • 04/08/1982, AP-AXA, Self, P1, PEK-NRT (Tokyo) Pk 750
  • 04/09-12/1982 AP-AXA Self P1 NRT -PEK; PEK-KHI,  PK753

Singapore

  • 06/15-17/1982 AP-BAA/AP-AZW,  Junaidi,  P1, KHI-KUL-SIN; SIN-KHI,  Pk770/771 RF
  • 08/17-19/1982, AP-AZW, Najam, P1,KHI-KUL-SIN; SIN-KHI, Pk 772/773 RC
  • 12/28-30/1982, AP-BAA/AP-AXA, Self, P1,  KHI-KUL-SIN; SIN-KUL-KHI Pk770/773

Kathmandu

  • 04/29/1983 AP-AZW Munir Khan P1 KHI-KTM-DAC-KHI, Pk264/265 RF
  • 05/24/1983 AP-AZW Self P1 KHI-DAC-KTM-KHI Pk266/267

Hong Kong

  • 05/05/1982 AP-AWY Iftekhar P1 KHI-ISB;ISB-HKG RF
  • 05/15/1982 AP-AWY Iftekhar P1 HKG-KHI Pk003 RF
  • PIA cargo operation ceased thereafter at Hongkong

First Flights as P1 after clearances

  • Nairobi 04/02/1981,  AP-AXM,  Self P1,  Karachi-Dubai-Nairobi,  Pk745
  • European 08/03/1981 AP-AXL Self P1 Karachi-Dubai-Damascus
  • Atlantic-New York 03/21/1982 AP-AWY Self P1 Orly-Boston Pk801
  • Beijing-Tokyo 04/03/1982 AP-AZW Self P1 Karachi-Islamabad-Pk752
  • Singapore 12/28/1982 AP-BAA Self P1 Karachi-Kuala Lumpur-Singapore, Pk770
  • Kathmandu 05/24/1983 AP-AZW Self P1 Karachi-Dhaka-Kathmandu-Karachi Pk266/267
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