Aerospace Engineering

Aviation industry jobs

Oleg Urzhumtce tests the wind tunnel at HKUST. Photo: Dickson Lee

The glamour of being a flight attendant or pilot is regularly showcased on television and in the movies. But few people think about the backbone of the aviation industry.

Monday, 22 April, 2013, 9:20am

Letters to the Editor, December 7, 2012

South Korean pop sensation Psy started a trend. Photo: AFP

Many Western countries face difficulties balancing their budgets. One of the biggest factors is the ever increasing cost of health care, with a greying population and the development of better but expensive medicines and treatments.

7 Dec 2012 - 4:24am 1 comment

Guests bemoan high prices at Zhuhai air show

Some 230,000 people flocked to the Zhuhai air show during the three-day public viewing, which featured scale models and flight demos. Photos: May Tse

Aircraft enthusiasts say traffic jams and exorbitant prices for food and souvenirs marred the Zhuhai air show, which is the most important platform for China to display its military and civilian aircraft technologies.

19 Nov 2012 - 4:30am

Hawkers spread wings amid transformation

Hawkers in the city's oldest market have found a way to keep working amid the clamour of the redevelopment in Graham Street by moving into Transformer-like stalls provided by the Urban Renewal Authority.

28 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

More stall records tumble

The price for a prime dry goods stall doubled yesterday on the second day of the auction for the Lunar New Year Fair in Victoria Park.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Education in the sky

The Aviation Discovery Centre at the new terminal in Chek Lap Kok Airport has launched an education programme aimed at strengthening students' knowledge of the air transport industry.

15 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Who would you want to be stuck in a lift with?

Alistair Cameron, 18

4 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

City Briefs

food stall owner mugged

The 46-year-old owner of a cooked-food stall was struck with a brick at her stall and robbed of her handbag containing $4,700, an identity card and bank cards in Yuen Long at 2.30am.

17 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Four trucks set on fire

Four fish delivery trucks found on fire outside a wholesale fish stall in Ching Tai Street, Lau Fau Shan, are believed to have been set ablaze. Firemen have been unable to establish the cause of the fire. The stall owner, 57, told investigators he had not had an argument with anyone.

7 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Leave things as they are, some stall-holders say

Plans to improve hygiene in wet markets are viewed as a nuisance by some stall operators who want the government to leave them alone.

4 Nov 2002 - 12:00am

Bullets found in lift lobby

Police searched the 15th-floor of Cherry House in So Uk Estate, Shamshuipo, after a youth found four rounds of ammunition near a lift lobby. They were taken away for analysis.

26 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Pair smooth road to riches

Recognition and Romantic Venture look solid banker candidates in the opening two legs of tomorrow afternoon's Happy Valley Triple Trio.

27 Oct 2000 - 12:00am