Learning to fly is a rewarding and exciting experience. Qualifying for your Commercial Pilot Licence (CPL) represents the culmination of extensive training and hard work. It is a proud day for all professional aviators, but this worthwhile career choice is also a serious commitment – both in terms of your time and money – so it’s important to do your research and make informed decisions about your training.
For the HKG aviator, there is also the added consideration that flight training will have to be completed overseas because there is limited training presence in Hong Kong. However, this also presents an opportunity to choose the flight school that best suits your needs.
The licences are issued in the following order:
Several HKG organisations have recently offered these programmes:
Offshore scholarshipso international applicants:
The HKG Transport and Housing Bureau offers a variety of scholarships for academic, non-flying qualifications:
Active aviation sectors in HKG:
In the near future when the pandemic restrictions are lifted the Air Pilots aim to host a regular Youth Development seminar. Guest speakers will engage with the audience covering topics discussed here and will include group building exercises and a workshop on general social skills and interview etiquette.
More information will be available on this page in due course, meanwhile, keep in touch with the HKG Air Pilots group for more information.
More information can be found through flying associations such as the Air Pilots and general research through flying magazines and regulatory web pages.
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