February 01, Lumbini: According to Aerothai, a construction company under ICB II, the aircraft is scheduled to land on February 21 for a calibration flight at Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa.
Aerothai technicians have been in Bhairahawa for four days to test the equipment and ground connected to the newly constructed airport. While briefing Minister for Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation Prem Bahadur Ale about the condition of the airport, Vijendra Shrestha, Nepal Representative of AeroThai, informed that the aircraft will land from Thailand on February 21 for the calibration flight if the weather is favorable.
Shrestha informed that the aircraft will land on February 21 if the weather is not bad as the aircraft can fly in VOFR while studying the weather in Bhairahawa for three years.
According to Shrestha, a calibration flight requires at least 5 kilometers of visibility.A Thai technical team has arrived at the airport on behalf of Aero Thai to prepare for the test flight operation.
Calibration flight is a method of checking whether the exchange of information between the airport ground and the aircraft is correct. For this, the five / seven-seater aircraft is centered at the airport and during the flight, the information including antenna, a signal receiver, lighting, communication, etc. is tested to see if it is correct.