Melissa Edwards a member of the RAF Air Training Corps 2349 Ballymena Squadron has taken to the air on her first flight in a Tutor T Mark 1 Aircraft!
Flying to Liverpool on a Monday morning 25th January at the crack of dawn on Easyjet as a commercial passenger and arriving at 10 AEF ( Air Experience Flying) Woodvale in Liverpool she was one of only 6 cadets to experience her first flying lesson.
The lesson lasted approximately 25minutes with Melissa taking control of the flying equipment. Her instructor then performed a series of aerobatics which Melissa thoroughly enjoyed! She will have continued flying lessons throughout her time with the 2349 Ballymena Squadron. The Air Corp at Ballymena continually provide teens like Melissa with challenging and exhilarating activities throughout the year and they look forward to having new recruits!