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Lunch with BS: Shakti Lumba shares his journey as pilot, operations expert

'If the DGCA is autonomous and not just a statutory body, we will become a mature aviation country. And it needs to be headed by a technical expert, not a babu', says Lumba

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Lunch with BS | Civil Aviation

Ritwik Sharma 



Shakti Lumba
Illustration: Binay Sinha

As he fetches his hearing aid before we sit down to chat, Shakti Lumba mimics the sound of plane engines to explain that 40 years of life inside the cockpit have left him hard of hearing.

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First Published: Sat, December 04 2021. 01:35 IST

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