South West Region
Excellent Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

Excellent Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

Twenty eight RAF Air Cadets from nine different Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing units completed their Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions in beautiful countryside in the Bath and North Somerset area. Thirteen cadets completed their bronze award qualifying expeditions walking at least six hours a day for two days and camping [Continue]


Flt Lt Terry Knights RAFVR(T) (Retired), has been awarded The British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours list for his voluntary service to young people and the community in Exmouth. Mr Knights now 87, has been involved with 299 (Exmouth... [Continue]

Normandy Trip 2019

Normandy Trip 2019

Over the past week, cadets and staff from across Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing of the Air Training Corps have been in Normandy, France to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and Operation Overlord. 27 cadets deployed and undertook a variety of activities to provide a broad insight into how the Battle of Normandy unfolded and [Continue]

Air Experience Flying

Air Experience Flying

On Tuesday, cadets from Gloucester, Dowty, Newent, and Tewkesbury squadron’s were taken flying in the RAFs Grob Tutor at MoD St Athan. With clear skies throughout the day, the cadets were able to fly up-to their fourth sortie, allowing some of the cadets to experience more advanced manoeuvres such as stall-turns,... [Continue]


Air Cadets from 13 (City Of Exeter), 299 (Exmouth) and 2401 (Dawlish) Squadrons have been able to take part in air to air refueling operations over the North Sea. The fifteen air cadets who were accompanied by their volunteer staff took off from RAF Br... [Continue]

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  • Cadets and Staff from 13 City of Exeter Sqn travelled
  • The day continues with banner drill from Dorset  Wilts
  • The day begins with Thames Vally first up for inspection
  • Last weekend saw cadets compete in the Regional First Aid
  • RAF Museum Hendon with hantsiowwingrafac at summer camp at rafhaltonofficial
  • Congratulations to 7OS Jersey Squadron for winning the Morris Trophy
  • Cadets from Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wing took part
  • SW Region with their haul of trophies from Copes Athletics
  • Some photos of our Bag Pack in various Morrisons accross