Wings Parade, AFB Langebaanweg
24th March 2011
Irene McCullagh attended the Wings Parade held at AFB Langebaanweg on 21st March for the student pilots, course 114/11 (13 in total).
It was also the official introduction of the Silver Falcons Team 71
Outgoing leader Maj Scott Ternent handed over to new Number 1 Capt Roy Sproul and the two incoming members were welcomed to the team : Major Beau Skarda – No 5 and soloist, and the first female ever to be part of the Silver Falcons, Captain Heybrech van Niekerk (Falcon 2 – Right Wing).
In his speech, Lt Gen C Gagiano ended by saying:
“To the recipients I wish to say: “Never give up your endeavours to do better today than you did yesterday, so that you may continue contributing towards keeping the South African Air Force the professional organisation it is.”
To see more of the images, go to the Wings Parade Album.