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Schoolboy Wins Flight
lucky Glenluce schoolboy Chris Rae told his classmates he
had won a flight from West Freugh, half of them did not even
the "Free Press" can reveal that Chris not only
donned a pilot's headset and went up in the plane - he actually
took the controls and flew solo for a spell too!
was all part of a grand prize draw held last month in aid
of Stoneykirk Community Council.
very tempting first prize which Chris won was the half-hour
flight from the Rhins airbase which usually caters for military
handful of civilian aircraft are based in the vast hangars
at West Freugh too, though, and it was in one of these, a
tiny four-seater Grumman AA-5 light aircraft, that Chris took
to the skies last week.