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Samson Lau

Assistant Director-General Civil Aviation (Flight Standards), HKCAD


Captain Samson Lau has been working in HKCAD for more than 21 years and he was appointed as the Assistant Director-General of Civil Aviation (Flight Standards) in 2017. His current duties involve overseeing flight standards and safety, airworthiness and aircraft certifications, approval of design, maintenance and training organizations, and licensing of maintenance engineers and pilots.  He was also an Inspector of Accidents before the accident investigation function of HKCAD was transferred to the Air Accident Investigation Authority in 2018.

Captain Lau is a qualified professional pilot with type ratings on Boeing B747-200/300, B747-400, B737-800, Airbus A330, Embraer E170 and British Aerospace Jetstream 41 aircraft.

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