AHK supported the first ‘Girls in Aviation Day’, A Women in Aviation International Event on Saturday September 26, 2015.
Kitty Chang, Assistant Manager Training Administration & Crew Control is also one of the Hong Kong chapters board of directors. Together with the chapters volunteers she helped to arrange a school writing competition that culminated in 12 lucky winners enjoying a hands-on day in the AHK A300 Simulator and a guided tour of Cathay Pacific's head offices in Hong Kong.
AHK Director of Flight Operations, Andrew Maddox was supported on the day by Chief Training Captain, Neville Hodges, Deputy Chief Training Captain, Derek Stracey and Manager Line Operations, Captain Atila Taran, who provided the girls with a valuable insight into aviation from a pilot perspective. The winners attended a lecture on aviation concepts and a hand-on experience flying the A300 Simulator.
Winners of the writing competition with, from left to right, Andrew Maddox, DFO, Molly Boss HK WIA President, Captain Derek Stracey, DCTC, Kitty Chang, and CTC, Neville Hodges
Women In Aviation International Event – In front of ‘Betsy’ at Cathay City
Women in Aviation, International is a nonprofit 501 (C)(3) organisation dedicated to providing networking, mentoring and scholarship opportunities for women and men who are striving for challenging and fulfilling careers in aviation and aerospace industries. For more information about WAI scholarships, please contact WAI at (937) 839-4647 or online at wai.org.