Top honour for Penicuik RAF graduate

Daniel Blenkinsop (26) from Penicuik.
Daniel Blenkinsop (26) from Penicuik.

A newly-qualified Royal Air Force Officer from Penicuik is flying high after graduating from a prestigious military academy.

Daniel Blenkinsop (26) graduated as a Flying Officer from Initial Officer Training Course at the Royal Air Force College Cranwell. He received the BAe Systems Trophy for the cadet who attained the highest marks for professional studies on the course.

Daniel joined 75 other cadets on parade in front of Air Vice Marshal Mata bin Ali Al-Obaidani, Commander of the Royal Air Force of Oman, who was the reviewing officer on the day.

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