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    AIR MARSHAL SIR AUGUSTUS WALKER, INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF THE ROYAL FORCE ON FRIDAY (28 SEPTEMBER) PRESENTED PILOT OFFICERS WITH THEIR "WINGS" AT A PASSING-OUT PARADE AT THE GHANA AIR FORCE TRAINING STATION IN TAKORADI, ON BEHALF OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE N.

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    AIR MARSHAL SIR AUGUSTUS WALKER, INSPECTOR-GENERAL OF THE ROYAL FORCE ON FRIDAY (28 SEPTEMBER) PRESENTED PILOT OFFICERS WITH THEIR "WINGS" AT A PASSING-OUT PARADE AT THE GHANA AIR FORCE TRAINING STATION IN TAKORADI, ON BEHALF OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE N.L.C., LT. GENERAL J.A. ANKRAH.

    ADDRESSING THE NEW PILOTS, THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING THE GHANA ARMED FORCES, MAJOR-GENERAL E.K. KOTOKA, WHO IS A MEMBER OF THE N.L.C., SAID THE CEREMONY SIGNIFIED THE ACHIEVEMENT OF A GOAL WHICH MARKED THE BEGINNING OF A MORE ARDUOUS TASK OF TRAINING OPERATIONAL SQUADRONS.

    HE PAID TRIBUTE TO THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AND THE GHANAIAN INSTRUCTORS WHO ARE TRAINING THE CADETS. HE ALSO THANKED MEMBERS OF THE ITALIAN AND CANADIAN TRAINING TEAMS WHO HAVE BEEN WORKING SIDE-BY-SIDE WITH THEIR BRITISH COUNTERPARTS IN TRAINING THE PILOTS.

    MAJOR-GENERAL KOTOKA SAID THAT AS OFFICERS OF THE G.A.F. THE PILOT OFFICERS WERE EXPECTED TO DO THEIR DUTY WITHOUT FEAR OR FAVOUR.

    AIR MARSHAL WALKER ALSO CONGRATULATED THE PILOTS FOR THEIR HIGH STANDARDS OF EFFICIENCY AND SKILL IN FLYING. HE ALSO PAID TRIBUTE TO THEIR COURAGE AND DETERMINATION. ELEVEN CADETS RECEIVED THEIR "WINGS" AT THE CEREMONY.

    THE SWORD OF HONOUR WHICH IS PRESENTED ANNUALLY TO THE MOST OUTSTANDING GRADUATES OF THE FLYING TRAINING SCHOOL WENT TO PILOT OFFICER FRANCIS W. QUAYSON.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADECK6QN5VET4Y7WWCLZU32V7D
    Media URN:
    VLVADECK6QN5VET4Y7WWCLZU32V7D
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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