Who Are We?
CEFAT is an institution of excellence in imparting all encompassing aviation knowledge with intelligence based out of India. Established in 2006, it provides personalised coaching and pursues excellence in imparting comprehensive aviation knowledge, skill and personality development. Since its inception, CEFAT has delivered several success stories, some of which are captured on the Testimonial page.
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Captain TPS Gill
Captain TPS Gill
CEFAT is headed by Captain TPS Gill. He is a flying Instructor on the Airbus A-320, with 45 years of accident-free flying, including 27 years of instructional flying. With 31 years in the IAF as a Fighter Pilot and 14 years in commercial flying, he has flown over 13,500 hours, including International operations. He has over 10,000 hours of commercial flying experience.
Capt. Gill is also a DGCA approved CRM instructor, trained in the United Kingdom. He is also trained in Aircraft Investigation Techniques by The European Aerospace Industry.
In 1989 he had the singular distinction of being adjudged the Best Flying Professional of the Indian Air Force (TOPGUN).
His diverse managerial, administrative, and professional experience in the I.A.F included Command of two Operational Flying units and Advanced Flying Simulator Training Unit.
With an A-2 instructional rating he was an Air Force Examiner in the Aircrew Examining Board and an instructor in the Flying Instructors’ School, he imparted instructions and tested pilots at all levels.
Academically, he has mastered from The Royal Air Force College in the United Kingdom and was deputed to Zambia as an Air Advisor.
He is also the recipient of a Presidential award (VM) for professional excellence
 With A2 instructional category, one can be deputed as instructor in flying instructor school & also nominated as Airforce Examiner