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Have you got your name down on the waiting list? If your coming up to 16 and you want a chance to do a flying scholarship and a gliding scholarship see CI Ian Bowden.
So far this year Sgt Ryan Skeoch has gained his wings after completing their gliding scholarship.
1507 Gliding Re-union
|In addition to normal squadron training on a Wednesday and Friday evening at the TA Centre in Chester le Street cadets can complete flying training at 645 VGS. This weekend unit is based at RAF Topcliffe, part of Alanbrooke Barracks near Thirsk. The aircraft is a Grob 109B Vigilant T Mk1. Cadets are trained and will solo fly this aircraft with a minimum age of sixteen years.
Shown here are two instructors from 645 Gliding Squadron. Flg Off Stephen Hughes, (Chief Flying Instructor) and civilian instructor Rob Travers.
With them are the next generation of pilots, seventeen year old cadets Corporal Danielle Hunt of Rickleton completing her Gliding Scholarship and Corporal Chris Oliver of Ouston commencing his GS.