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Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps

High-flier says music can give you a lift

For Lily Fenn, who sponsored a Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra performance on May 22, playing music is just like flying. As a Grade 8 pianist and helicopter pilot, she would know.

Monday, 29 June, 2009, 12:00am

Blade runner

Cody Wong Yiu-hong has worked with the Government Flying Service for 13 years, serving the community and helping the police and emergency services

1 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Resume

Wendy Leung's resume

1997: Graduated with a bachelor's degree in environmental science from the University of Hong Kong

2001: Joined Cathay Pacific as a cadet pilot and took part in a 14-month training programme

2002: Completed the course and became a pilot with the title of second officer

How to get there

12 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

High anxiety for aviator Wong

Actor and pilot Michael Wong Man-tak laments a lack of aviation training facilities and too much bureaucracy in Hong Kong, impeding the development of local aviation professionals.

'I came back to Hong Kong with a commercial pilot's licence from the US,' he says. 'But they don't accept it here. I have to waste another 24 months doing Hong Kong exams.'

25 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Happenings

My school's 30th annual athletic meet was held at Ma On Shan Sports Ground on November 29 and December 1 (pictured below).

Students took part in different events such as running, jumping and the shot put. They tried their best to win so as to gain more points for their respective house.

7 Jan 2005 - 12:00am

I wanna be a GFS pilot

What qualifications do you need?

You must be a university graduate and have normal eyesight. You don't need any flying experience to apply for the GFS.

What sort of person does the job suit?

2 May 2004 - 12:00am

Corps' support to raise the flag

The Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence, the Hong Kong Adventure Corps, the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps and the Hong Kong Sea Cadet Corps are inviting students to join their 'Flag-Raising Ceremony on National Day' to be held on October 1. Prior registration is required for this event, which is run free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for applications is next Monday.

9 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Secondary school students should learn to navigate the skies

Recruitment for the aviation industry should start at secondary school level to combat the severe shortage of local pilots in Hong Kong, according to the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC).

Its commanding officer, Leonard K. P. Leung, says that only about 20 per cent of pilots in Hong Kong are local at present.

8 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Cadets fly in for exchange programme

Young high-fliers from all over the world gathered in the SAR for a rare opportunity to exchange cultural and aviation knowledge.

Twenty young people from Japan, Singapore, France, Britain, the United States, the Netherlands and Canada visited Hong Kong for the International Air Cadet Exchange Programme, organised by the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps.

13 Aug 1999 - 12:00am

Cadet corps spreads wings

Air cadets will be spreading their wings and flying to Australia for training.

Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps used to fly from Shek Kong when it was home to the Royal Air Force (RAF). But the airfield, which was open to cadets about four times a year, is now under PLA control.

21 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Air cadets seek potential high-flyers

Youths aged between 13 and 18 who wish to become high flyers can join the Recruit Training Course organised by the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC) next month.

The course will include various subjects such as elementary aviation knowledge, footdrills, leadership exercises and field training.

Trainees who pass the course will then become basic cadets.

14 Jun 1996 - 12:00am

Cadet reaches for the heavens

Flying an F-16 fighter jet may look impressive in movies, but in a real cockpit you would probably be confused by the vast number of tiny buttons.

That was certainly the case for Stephen Cheung Sing-hang.

23 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

HK Air Cadet Corps seeking high-flyers

The Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC) will begin its 1996 Officer Cadet Training Scheme in May.

Candidates are required to attend a six-month training course which takes in basic knowledge of the HKACC, aviation subjects, customs and courtesy, discipline and foot drills.

There will also be leadership exercises, field training and instructional techniques.

28 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Challenge for 'high flyers'

IF you are interested in flying, overseas travel, sports, expedition, aerospace education and community service, now is the time to join the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC).

The HKACC's No 204 (Nam Cheong Community Centre) Squadron is recruiting new members next month.

10 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Fly with community programme

THE Hongkong Air Cadet Corps (HKACC) is entering its 22nd year, since it was set up on 7 April, 1971. The HKACC is a registered non-profit making voluntary organisation and subvented by the Social Welfare Department.

19 Mar 1993 - 12:00am

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