The Observatory rendering full support to the "Dragonair Aviation Certificate Programme 2010"
19 May 2010Jointly organized by Dragonair and Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps and supported by the Hong Kong Observatory, Civil Aviation Department, Airport Authority Hong Kong, Aviation Security Company Limited, the Government Flying Service, Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Ltd and the Hong Kong Airport Services Ltd, the "Dragonair Aviation Certificate Programme 2010" was launched in late April. Sixteen cadets of the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps joined the eight-month programme this year. As in the past, the Observatory will continue to render full support to the programme by providing basic training on aviation weather observation and forecasting and allowing each participant to work at the Airport Meteorological Office to gain experience of the work of meteorological personnel.
Picture: Assistant Director of the Hong Kong Observatory Mr. C.M. Shun (4th from right, 2nd row), Director-General of Civil Aviation Mr. Norman Lo (7th from left, 2nd row), Commanding Officer of the Hong Kong Air Cadet Corps Group Captain Jones Wong (6th from left, 2nd row) with cadets and representatives of the supporting organizations at the inaugural ceremony.