Member Award Recipient:
Mr George Rengasamy
Civil Aviation Logistics &
Technical Support Specialist
Mr George Rengasamy joined the
aviation industry in January
1948, after he completed his secondary education at Raffles Institution. His first posting was with
Malayan Airways as
a Logistics Officer, based in Logistics and Warehousing at Kallang
Airport. He trained with Boeing and
Whitney on Airframes and Engines.
Mr Rengasamy held several key supervisory
and managerial positions. In
the SIA, he
was the Technical Supplies Manager in charge of Material Management. He
SIA technical support in specialized analysis, design and development.
oversaw the design of suitable warehousing for DC10. In
1978, as a Senior Manager he introduced
Automatic Stacker- Retrieval system, a second in Asia after Japan.
life-long career, Mr Rengasamy was
actively involved in several aviation related committees and
the Malayan Airways, he was its union’s committee
member. When he was
still SIA’s Senior
Manager, he was a committee member who attended the International
Pooling Meeting for over 70 airlines.
He was also
a member of the Orient Airlines
Association and a Chairman of its Pooling meetings.
He was the President of Singapore Airlines
Executive Union and the President of Singapore Airlines Managers Union.
his retirement, he was the President of Singapore Retired Association.
retirement in 1985, Mr George Rengasamy
contributed to the aviation industry as a Technical Advisor to the