Technician nominated as top trainee

An Air Engineer Technician has achieved a Top Trainee award at the RNAS Culdrose Certificate of Competency presentations.

James McInnes completed basic naval training at HMS Raleigh in Torpoint followed by general engineering training at HMS Sultan in Gosport. He then went on to complete Merlin helicopter training at RNAS Culdrose. While at HMS Raleigh he received the Captain’s prize for being the all-round top cadet in his class. He also had similar success at HMS Sultan where he achieved top academic marks.

Mr McInnes grew up in Helston and attended St Michael’s Primary, followed by Helston Community College. He now lives in Porthleven and is part of the 829 Naval Air Squadron at the base.

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