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Air Cadets to Commemoration the Battle of Arnhem

Air Cadets to Commemoration the Battle of Arnhem

On Wednesday 26 August representatives from the Parachute Regiment Association, the Royal Air Forces Association and the Royal British Legion Branches of Oxfordshire passed to Air Cadets from 2210 Cowley Squadron wreathes to lay at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery on their behalf when 70 cadets and staff from Thames Valley Wing travel to Arnhem in the [Continue]

RAF cadets seek Bronze and Silver success on the Mendips

Sixty eight air cadets from twenty different units across Bath, Bristol and Gloucestershire will be completing Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expeditions on the Mendip Hills over the August Bank Holiday weekend. A team of twenty volunteers will be assessing and supervising the cadet teams as they walk along different routes [Continue]

Chance discovery help 304 Squadron Commemorate Polish Aircrew

Cadets and staff from 304 (Hastings) Squadron have travelled to Dale, Pembrokeshire to participate in a service to commemorate the crew of 304 (Polish) Squadron's Wellington Bomber HX384 on the 73rd anniversary of the loss of its crew. [Continue]

Chasing Perseid

Tweet Finding a dark corner of Dartmoor to observe a Perseid meteor shower was the objective of cadets and staff from 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) Squadron.  The group headed out into the moor and wild camped to get a view of the meteor shower in a night sky unaffected by artificial lights. The exercise was also good [Continue]

Cadets follow the stars

Walking the Mendip Hills at night was the challenge for cadets from 2146 (South East Bristol) and 2152 (North Bristol) Squadrons.  After first establishing a campsite, the cadets and accompanying staff used the stars and land relief to successfully navigate across Beacon Batch and Black Down in the dark.  Weather and conditions were [Continue]

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