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Paul Earns his wings

Article posted: Nov 14, 2012 by Sqn Ldr Utting

Flying Officer Paul Bowden Sqn Officer at 2248 Rutland Sqn ATC has been awarded His G1 Glider Pilot Wings which will allow him to Fly cadets on Gliding Induction Courses.
As well as being a Sqn Officer at Rutland sqn he is also a Instructor at 644 Volunteer Giding Sqn based at RAF Syerston.

Paul had to do 150 Launches in Viking Gliders to gain his wings

Paul has to attend the Gliding Sqn most weekend to maintain his currency

He is looking foward to taking cadets Gliding

Flying officer Bowden reciving his wings from OC 2248 Sqn Flt Lt Jackie Lawerence