Others are Airport and route facilities financial data and summary Traffic data 1978, 1975 International Civil Aviation organization Doc 9124 Assembly resolutions in force, Technical assistance Guideline Number two basic Aviation English 1966, ICAO circular 1975 Air Freight Asia & Pacific and Specimen performance Charts For Aero planes certified in Performance Group A Civil aviation Authority London December 1976 among others. The only new material in the library, are newspapers. However, the management of the academy has since suspended buying of new news papers over accumulated debts.
A senior instructor who declined to be named says that he has resorted to downloading instructional material from the internet because of lack of books in their library. He says a couple of his colleagues rely on their experience to teach. Aviation schools all over the world are expected to use a standard syllabus for training pilots. Ronald Lodiong, the acting Director East African Civil Aviation Academy declined to comment about the state of the library. Susan Kataike, the Senior Public Relations Officer in the ministry of works and transport says the materials in the library are not obsolete as claimed by students but declined to explain further.
She didn’t explain whether or not government has any plan to stock the library of the aviation school, but only said things are done in phases. Kataike said government had carried out major renovations of the school saying it is now in a better condition compared to the previous years. The Academy has a population of 110 students.