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CAP members taking flight

WORTHINGTON -- Students in the Worthington Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol have been taking flight this summer as they train with flight instructor Major Carl Hallum at the Worthington Regional Airport.

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C/TSgt Blake Madison (left) and C/TSgt Gerrit Bos recently worked on pre-flight with the Civil Air Patrol C172 aircraft in preparation for their Orientation Flight Training Missions and Glider Pilot Training. Joining them is instructor Major Carl Hallum. (Special to The Globe)

WORTHINGTON - Students in the Worthington Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol have been taking flight this summer as they train with flight instructor Major Carl Hallum at the Worthington Regional Airport.

C/TSgt Blake Madison and C/TSgt Gerrit Bos recently worked on pre-flight with the Civil Air Patrol C172 aircraft in preparation for their Orientation Flight Training Missions and Glider Pilot Training. Hallum is also the Glider Pilot Training Instructor for the State of Minnesota Civil Air Patrol Minnesota Wing Glider Pilot Training Program.

The U.S. Air Force provides funding for some orientation flights and glider flight instruction missions for Civil Air Patrol Cadets ages 12-18.
Any youths interested in participating in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Programs should visit the Worthington Airport Civil Air Patrol Base Operations Building at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, during the organization’s meetings.

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