Steyning Air Cadet selected for a flying visit to Cyprus

Sergeant Tyler White, an Air Cadet from 1140 (Steyning) Squadron Air Training Corps in West Sussex SUS-140429-121845001
Sergeant Tyler White, an Air Cadet from 1140 (Steyning) Squadron Air Training Corps in West Sussex SUS-140429-121845001
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Sergeant Tyler White, an Air Cadet from 1140 (Steyning) Squadron Air Training Corps in West Sussex, has had the RAF experience of a lifetime.

He was selected to go on the rafa YOUTH Cyprus Award trip to RAF Akrotiri.

rafa YOUTH is the RAF Association’s exciting online youth membership scheme for young flying enthusiasts. Membership is open to those aged 13 to 17 who are Air Cadets, Girls Venture Corps Air Cadets, Air Scouts, Air Explorer Scouts or RAF Combined Cadet Force members.

The week-long expedition to Cyprus included a variety of activities such as visiting the dog section, going to local attractions and spending the afternoon watching the RAF Aerobatic Team the Red Arrows and meeting the team’s engineers.

Speaking before his, Tyler said: “I felt elated when I found out I’d been selected to go to Cyprus. I’m excited about the trip and am looking forward to the sun and culture.”

Cadets nominated for the award will have shown outstanding commitment and effort to aspire to t he aims of rafa YOUTH, often overcoming difficult or challenging circumstances.

Report and picture contributed by rafa.