Award for flying skills

A TEENAGE air cadet has been awarded the 2009 Great Dunmow Air Cadets Flying Scholarship after impressing judges with her flying skills. Corporal Nicola Forbes, 17, has been an active member of the squadron for three years. All the applicants undertook a

A TEENAGE air cadet has been awarded the 2009 Great Dunmow Air Cadets Flying Scholarship after impressing judges with her flying skills.

Corporal Nicola Forbes, 17, has been an active member of the squadron for three years.

All the applicants undertook a series of tasks, set and judged by an independent panel of aviation experts from Andrewsfield Aviation. They will also be providing the training.

Nicola, a student at Colchester Six Form, impressed the panel with the quality of her responses and, in particular, the skills she showed in the practical flying test. She previously had 1.5 hours air experience flying as an air cadet.


You may also want to watch:


Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter