Kochi: The School for Naval Airmen (SFNA)
has begun functioning from its new building here after
renovations were carried out to cater to the modern training
requirements of the alma mater of all Naval aviators.
The building at the Naval base, renovated to cater to
modern training requirements, was inaugurated yesterday by
Vice Admiral K N Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Southern Naval Command.
Facilities include air handling, survival and safety
equipment training, aerial photography, motor transport
driving, airmanship and flight safety, a navy press release
The new building has 15 sound proof and networked
classrooms, an advanced aerial photography laboratory and
state-of-the-art training aides.
Commander Ashutosh Sharma is the Officer in Charge of
SFNA, it said
SFNA, set up in 1957, trains about 2000 Naval
personnel every year, including trainees from friendly foreign