Grantham cadet receives his wings

Posted on October 23, 2017

Flt Sgt Gibbs Being Officially Presented With His Air Cadet Pilot Scheme By Air Commodore Bentley At Our Recent Biannual Small

Flt Sgt Richard Gibbs from The King’s School CCF, Grantham, has received his Air Cadet Pilot certificate and wings.

Richard took part in a two week RAF Air Cadet Pilot Scheme at Tayside Airport in July where he was able to complete 12 hours of flying, culminating in his first solo flight.

He flew an Aquila aircraft during the course and was also filmed for a BBC Alba documentary, which is still available on BBC iPlayer to get an insight into the course

Richard received his certificate from Air Commodore David Bentley, Director Flying Training, No22(Trg) Group, during the school’s recent biennial inspection.