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Government Flying Service

Letters to the Editor, June 17, 2013

There is increasingly bitter divisiveness in Hong Kong's universal suffrage debate that was seldom seen before the new administration took power.

Monday, 17 June, 2013, 6:14am

Letters to the Editor, April 19, 2013

In recent months we have heard a lot of discussion on the election of the chief executive by universal suffrage that was long on principles, ideals and passion but short on concrete details.

19 Apr 2013 - 2:48am 1 comment

Chemical spill aboard container ship in Hong Kong waters

More than 100 emergency worker responded to a chemical spill on board a container ship on Monday morning.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Private jets face squeeze at airport

Chek Lap Kok is running out of parking space for business jets, and there is no quick solution in sight.

Aviation experts fear the congestion at the Business Aviation Centre will reach breaking point in two years unless its neighbour, the Government Flying Service, relinquishes some of its space for use by private jets.

20 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Observatory and GFS probe the skies to boost aviation safety

The Observatory has launched a study into wind shear and turbulence to improve aviation safety during bad weather.

As part of the programme, the Government Flying Service has installed a sensor probe on one of its aircraft, which will collect meteorological data for a new website exclusively for the aviation community.

19 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Letters

Why do we keep on tormenting real refugees?

I refer to the report ('Refugees denied the right to work', January 7).

14 Jan 2011 - 12:00am

Job takes you up, up and away

Requirements: First and foremost, you need a passion for flying. You must also be a mature and responsible team player who can make the right decision at critical moments.

17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Mother and son found dead

9 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Crewmen airlifted to safety from deck of sinking mainland ship

The Government Flying Service rescued 10 crewmen from a sinking mainland freighter in the South China Sea yesterday.

The men, all mainlanders, were plucked off the ship's deck in the morning and transferred to the flying service headquarters.

All 10 were reported to be uninjured, with no need for a hospital check-up.

2 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Helicopters battle blaze at plant

Government Flying Service helicopters were called in to water-bomb a fire that broke out at a computer recycling plant in Hung Lung Hang, Ta Kwu Leng, at about 11.30am yesterday. Thick black smoke billowed from the plant and could be seen many kilometres away, witnesses said.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Injured cyclist airlifted to hospital

A 66-year-old cyclist was airlifted to hospital after he lost balance and careened down a slope in Sai Kung West Country Park yesterday. He was cycling with his friends when the accident happened around 11.30am. Police said that the man went down the slope for about 1.5 metres and crashed into some bushes.

22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

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