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Technology, Engineering & SciencesAviation Studies

Becoming an Aircraft Pilot

Course Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
7 days
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
How to Apply
Deadline on 23 Dec 2017 (Sat)

This course is designed to teach students, who have passion in flying and the aviation industry, the basic knowledge of general aviation and skills of aircraft control.  Students will be taught from a beginner’s perspective the theory of flight, the aviation terminology and the occupational competence requirements of a commercial aircraft pilot.  The course would put theory into practice through practical exercise with professional flight simulation equipment.

The course consists of 21 contact hours including 12 hours of lecture, 6 hours of flight simulation practice and 3 hours of workshop on aircraft pilot mock up interview. The Learning contents include:

-- General Aviation Terminology
-- Theory of Flight
--  Basic aircraft navigation
Flight simulation practice:
-- Aircraft familiarization
-- Pre-flight aircraft & instrument checks
-- Practices on take-off, climb, straight and level flight and turns
Mock up workshop:
-- Introduction of the occupational requirements of commercial aircraft pilot
-- Mock up test on aircraft pilot career personality
-- Mock Up interview practice

  • English course materials will be used.
  • Students will be issued a “Statement of Attendance” achieving at least 70% of class attendance.
class details

Application code:


Class schedule

Wed, 17, 24 & 31 Jan 2018 and 7 & 14 Feb 2018, 7:00 - 10:00 pm, AND
Sat, 10 & 24 Feb 2018, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, (7 lessons in total)

Venue Tutor
  • Calvin Lau (Director) or other tutors from Hong Kong Flight Training Centre

Applicants should be aged 15 or above.

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$4200
Enrolment Method
Applicants shall submit following items to any HKU SPACE Enrollment Centers :