Air cadet Rupert goes solo

PUBLISHED: 09:03 08 January 2009 | UPDATED: 15:57 11 May 2010

AN AIR cadet has been flying solo on a gliding scholarship. Cadet Sergeant Rupert Sage, 16, from 2484 (Bassingbourn) Squadron attended the week-long course at 611 VGS, based at Watton in Norfolk. He is now proficient in flying the Viking glider up to so

AN AIR cadet has been flying solo on a gliding scholarship.

Cadet Sergeant Rupert Sage, 16, from 2484 (Bassingbourn) Squadron attended the week-long course at 611 VGS, based at Watton in Norfolk.

He is now proficient in flying the Viking glider up to solo standard.

"It was a great thrill to fly my first solo. Cadets has helped me to achieve this", he said.

2484 Squadron is open to youngsters from 13-17. They meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6.45-9.45pm at Bassingbourn Barracks. For more information phone 01763 249156.

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