ACTON – Acton Air Cadets WO1 Matthew Davey and F/Sgt Krishi Kulenthiran both earned their pilot licenses this summer.

Davey gained his power pilot license at the Diamond Flight Center in London, Ont.

Kulenthiran earned her glider pilot license at Mountainview Cadet Training Center.

Flight scholarships are earned through a series of exams and interviews and represent the pinnacle of Air Cadet training.

“These cadets have been studying for many years to qualify for this opportunity,” said 197 Squadron Commanding Officer, Lt Richard Dobbs.

“Flight scholarships are earned through a highly competitive process and it is very gratifying to see them go on and successfully complete the training.”

197 squadron will be holding a recruiting night on Sept. 17 at the Acton legion from 7 to 9pm.

All interested local youth and their parents are encouraged to attend to find out more about this free program.

The 197 squadron parades at the Acton Legion on Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 9:15pm throughout the school year.

For more information contact Lieutenant Richard Dobbs at 905-699-0469.

Submitted Photo – The Wellington Advertiser Vol 51 Issue 36