Prince William Graduates As Search & Rescue Pilot: [Sky News]

March 20, 2011


Sky’s Royal Correspondent, Sarah Hughes, Royal correspondent, reports that Prince William has graduated as a fully operational search and rescue pilot after completing his RAF flight training on 17 September 2010. Flight Lieutenant Wales, as he is known, was presented with a certificate and his squadron badge by Group Captain Jonathan Dixon at RAF Valley in Anglesey. He will now join 22 Squadron – C flight as a co-pilot of a Sea King helicopter. During 70 hours of live flying and 50 hours of simulator training he has learned to manoeuvre the aircraft with pinpoint accuracy. Prince William will have the job of rescuing stranded mountaineers, swimmers and others in distress. He said: “I am really delighted to have completed the training course with my fellow students. The course has been challenging, but I have enjoyed it immensely.

Bullhead City River regatta, “The Rescue” 2008

April 13, 2010


Jen’s rescue 😉

Cessna 170 Plane Crash Shady Acres Airstrip – Spanaway WA

October 12, 2008

July 7, 2007. Spanaway, WA. The 1951 vintage Cessna flipped during take off, landing upside down on the runway. The pilot and two passengers had a fun ride. One passenger was taken and checked out at a local hospital. The crash totaled the aircraft. The plane is nearly folded in half while being uprighted.

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