Here you will find an archive of our events and previous website.

Christmas Quiz - Dec 2023

Congratulations to the CX Airbus Pilots who won our 2023 Christmas Quiz.

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Evolution and Future of UAV technology - Feb 2023

Max Lam shared the latest happenings in drone development in Hong Kong.

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Cathay Pacific Airways A350 Technical Visit - May 2024

A select number of members visited a behind scenes tour of Cathay’s A350 aircraft,

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RAeS Chief Executive Visit - Aug 2023

The Branch was honoured to have RAeS Chief Executive visit Hong Kong.

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Annual General Meeting - Aug 2023

Around 30 members attended this year’s AGM and site visit to CAD's ATC tower training simulator.

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Inspiring The Next Generation - Oct 2023

This duo represented Hong Kong in the world rotorcraft championships.  They shared they facinating story to our members.

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JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture 2023

An evening with Phil O’Dell at our JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture.  Over 100 guests and members attended our most special event of the year.

Customer Support Excellence with Boeing - Mar 2023

Have you considered how an aircraft manufacturer supports the world fleet of its product around the clock? That is over 10,000 aircraft under its care.

Chris Perry has had the challenging job of running this command centre for Boeing. J

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HAESL Site Visit - April 2023

20 members joined our first site visit in three years of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited (HAESL) who provides world-class aero engine and component repair services to many of the world’s most respected airlines that have chosen Rolls-Royce to power their fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft.

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Design & Construction, New Third runway - May 2023

Jay Nair shares his personal story of science and engineering in the three-runway system (3RS) project, which is almost equal to building a new airport next to the existing one.

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HAECO Site Visit - June 2023

Formed in 1950, HAECO Hong Kong is home to the headquarters of the HAECO Group.

Nearly 30 members toured one of the most modern and a Hong Kong aviation company with global reach.

CEO to NEO – Evolution of the A320 Family - May 2022

Airbus’s Olivier Richuard, talks about an incredible narrow body and how the A320 CEO has become the NEO.

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Annual General Meeting & Lecture 2022

Read about our first physical AGM in 3 years supported by Seaplane HK CEO Steven Cheung on Urban Mobility.

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JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture 2022

The event was sold out and the members were enthralled by the inspiring story of Kevin Arblaster, with his inspiring lecture. 

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Aviation Industry Forum 2022

The global pandemic has put SMART technologies and resilience strategies of the aviation sector under the spotlight. This forum brought together experts to discuss the challenges.

New Regulatory Regime for the Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft in Hong Kong - Dec 2021

This talk introduced the new SUA regime which will be regulated under a risk-based approach and also a real life application of SUA in the maintenance world.

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Optimal Navigation Procedure Design for a Sustainable Future - Dec 2021

RNP is a well established method of providing safe and reliable access to terrain challenged airports. Frank Siegers as he explores some unique solutions to solving the industry’s toughest airspace design challenges.

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Annual General Meeting 2021

Unfortunately this year, the physical AGM was replaced by one conducted by email exchanges.

Read the Chairman’s and YM Chairperson’s report on the highlights of 2020/2021.

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Aviation legends – honouring and sharing - May 2021

Air Hong Kong’s Gus Larard spoke to a full house of members on his experience flying warbird legends at airshows across Australia.

Success Story of World’s No.1 Cargo Airport  - Dec 2019

This a true Hong Kong success story. Frosti Lau, takes us through a journey on how this amazing piece of innovation has made it a Hong Kong icon in the cargo world.

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Additive manufacturing for Aerospace applications - Aug 2020

Our first virtual lecture with General Electric’s Josh Mook, on additive manufacturing for Gas Turbines and Aerospace applications.

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Confident Travel Initiative - Feb 2021

Thomas Anderson, Boeing Director of Product Marketing for 787 shared  the Confident Travel Initiative, a global collaboration on making travel safe again.

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Piloting History- from the Spitfire to the electric ACCEL - Mar 2021

Rolls Royce’s Phill O’Dell shared his experience flying a World War 2 Battle of Britain legend, the Supermarine Spitfire and then bang up to date, the Rolls Royce ACCEL, the fastest electric aircraft.

Air Accidents Investigation, Surviving Air Accidents - Sept 2019

William Cusato, Director of 747 & 767 spoke to the Branch about air accident investigations, and focusing on lessons learned from ones where passengers survived these incidents.

Careers in Aviation Awareness Programme - Oct 2019

Around 30 teachers and parents, attended our Career’s In Aviation Awareness Programme.  Find out how the branch spreads the word on what this industry has to offer.

JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture - Nov 2019

Professor Graham Braithwaite, took us for an enlightening Journey Through Safety Culture.  This is always a popular event, so why not join us next year!

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Aviation Christmas Quiz - Dec 2019

13 teams had a great night of tough questions, friendship and good food.  Congratulations to our 2019 champions, The Dragon of the Sky

Air Accidents Investigation, surviving air accidents - Sept 2019

The 747, the Queen of the Skies, has had a strong affinity with Hong Kong. The late, Joe Sutter, Father of the 747, had been a good friend of the branch.

We were delighted to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 747.

Bad Weather is coming - ATC at work - May 2019

Weather affects the operation and bad weather can signifcantly add complexity to HKIA. Ronald Shing, Training Unit, Resident Instructor, shared with the Branch, how HK ATC maneges the high volume of traffic when bad weather strikes Hong Kong.

Careers in Aviation - April 2019

The “Careers in Aviation–Awareness Programme” was successfully held on 27th April 2018

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Annual General Meeting - May 2019

The AGM was held at GFS.  We said goodbye to two committee members and 40 members were given a tour of the new H175 helicopter, and a lucky few tried out the winchman trainer!

Challenges and Promises of Big Data Maintenance Solutions for Commercial Aircraft - Jan 2019

Paul Neff of Honeywell Air Traffic Management Initiatives, spoke to us about the leading technology of predictive maintenance. 

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Secrets of Mapping & photogrammetry UAS - Jan 2019

Parrot Drone's HK business partner, Mr YS Wong, spoke to core enthusiasts about drone mapping, photography & their role in aviation..

2018 Careers in Aviation - Oct 2018

The “Careers in Aviation–Awareness Programme” was successfully held on 27th October 2018

AeroChallenge 2019 - Mar 2019

Teams battled for the coveted AeroChallenge 2019, and congratulations to Champion: Team “Going”.


The Engine for MRO Tomorrow - Oct 2018

HAESL’s Mick Brown talks to the Branch on HAESL’s prepartion for the TRR Trent XWB.


The Cheetah is in the Air - Oct 2018

15 lucky members visit GFS’s newest Airbus H175 SAR helicopter.

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JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture - November 2018

Bob Bell, Renault Sport Racing spoke to sold out annual dinner & lecture.

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Aviation Quiz - Dec 2018

Congratulations to Mustang, our quiz champions of 2018!


Understanding Aviation Meteorology - May 2018

HKO William Shum delights the audience on aviation weather & the role HKO plays.


GE9X Design – Advancing with Technology - June 2018

Patrick Donnellan, talks to us about “GE9X Design – Advancing with Technology.”


2018 DBF Simulator Session -  July 2018

Our 2018 Design Build Fly Champions, Infinity, finally took to the skys with their champion prize.


Annual General Meeting - Aug 2018

The PolyU ASRC hosted our AGM.  There were a number of committee changes, including our Chairman.


2018 Boeing & IVE Design Build Fly - Mar 2018

Congratulations to Infinity who are our Boeing & IVE  Design Build Fly Champions.


Aerodynamics in Action - Apr 2018

Bob Bell shared an inspiring story on his career as an F1 aerodynamist.


2018 Careers in Aviation - May 2018

Around 20 teachers and now included PTA parents to attend our careers in aviation programme.


The Next Generation Flight Deck – Gulfstream G500 - May 2018

Brett Rundle of Gulfstream shares the latest flight innovations on their new G500.


2017 Aviation Quiz - Dec 2017

Congratulations to Latest Pilot who are our Aviation Quiz Champions.

Check out the gallery.


Airbus A350 Field Trip - Jan 2018

30 members were able to visit Airbus’s latest A350-1000.


Boeing 777X Connectivity - Feb 2018

Boeing’s Tim Anstey, shares his world on connectivity developments on the latest 777X with the connectd world. 


B787: The most innovative and efficient airplane in the sky - Mar 2018

Boeing is back, Chris Tasche, Twin Aisle Model Leader, Product Marketing, and this time we are going to hear about the latest innovations on the all composite 787.


Next Generation of Aviation Professionals - Oct 2017

IFA CEO, John Vincent is in Hong Kong, to discuss how we prepare for the future and challenges facing delivering safety.

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2017 JK Swire Annual Dinner & Lecture - Nov 2017

David “Monty” Montenegro, Red One, and Michael Bowden delights the audience with their stories from the RAF, Red Arrows Acrobatic Team.


Airbus A350 Flight Test Campaign - Aug 2017

Captain Hugues VAN DER STICHEL, Airbus experimental test pilot, who lecture on the A350 flight test campaign and what it takes to test and certify Airbus’s latest model.


2017 AGM & Lecture - Aug 2017

AGM & Landing Gear Design, From the Past to the Future lecture.