DGCA visits Guangzhou and Shenzhen (with photos)


     â€‹The Director-General of Civil Aviation, Mr Victor Liu, visited Guangzhou and Shenzhen between June 24 and 25, and paid courtesy calls on various aviation authorities and units to understand the regulatory framework and practical implementation of low-altitude economy (LAE) and advanced air-mobility initiatives.
     Mr Liu met the Director-General of the Central and Southern Regional Administration of the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC), Mr Li Shuangchen, heads of respective divisions and the Guangzhou Airworthiness Certification Centre of the CAAC. Mr Liu was briefed on the latest status of LAE activities in Guangdong, and the oversight arrangements of unmanned aircraft in many aspects regarding airworthiness, remote pilots, operations and air traffic management. 
     Mr Liu said that with the support of the CAAC, the Civil Aviation Department will continue to strengthen mutual collaboration and seize opportunities in accordance with the directions of the National 14th Five-Year Plan and the Outline Development Plan for the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area.
     During his stay in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, Mr Liu also visited several entities to observe the production, maintenance, operation and surveillance of unmanned aircraft systems, and understand the latest developments of the industry.
     The delegation included Deputy Secretary for Transport and Logistics Ms Joan Hung; Deputy Director-General of Civil Aviation Mr Dominic Chow; the Assistant Director-General of Civil Aviation (Airport Standards), Miss Clara Wong; and the Assistant Director-General of Civil Aviation (Flight Standards), Mr Michael Yuen.

     The Department has been meeting legislators and industry stakeholders to solicit views on fostering a low-altitude economy based on the actual needs and circumstances of Hong Kong. 
     Mr Liu will return to Hong Kong today (June 25).

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