Flying high

PUBLISHED: 09:00 04 October 2012

Warrant officer Selina Small of the 1064 Air Training Corp in Honiton takes to the skies in a fighter jet during a summer camp.

Warrant officer Selina Small of the 1064 Air Training Corp in Honiton takes to the skies in a fighter jet during a summer camp.

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Young air cadet has an “amazing” experience flying in a fighter jet used by the Red Arrows.

A young air cadet from Honiton was in her element when she was able to fly in a fighter jet used by the Red Arrows.

Warrant Officer Selina Small, of the 1064 Air Training Corps, was chosen to take part in the PAX cadet flight in a BAE T1 Hawk during a summer camp at RAF Valley, in Anglesey, North Wales.

She was allowed to take the controls of the jet and complete a loop acrobatic move.

“The experience was amazing,” says the 19-year-old.

“The thrill of the loop was like nothing I have felt before and I would do it again in a flash.”

The plane is used by the Red Arrows display team and is also used to train fighter pilots.

Anyone interested in joining the 1064 Honiton Air Training Corp can call 01404 43286 for more information.


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