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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]

Duxford IWM

Duxford IWM

On Saturday, a group of 11 cadets from 181 squadron visited the Duxford Imperial War Museum. Arriving at 10am, the cadets had plenty of time to explore the 6 hangars at Duxford, and were able to board a Concorde prototype, and a BOAC Comet, before taking a look inside a DeHavilland... [Continue]

Gliding and Weapon Training with 181

Gliding and Weapon Training with 181

Over the weekend, cadets from 181 squadron were taken to RAF Little Rissington and given the opportunity to fly the cadet glider, the Grob Viking. After a morning of initial training on the facilities simulator, and practising parachuting drills, cadets were able to get airborne in the winch launched glider. [Continue]

Birmingham Tattoo 2018

Birmingham Tattoo 2018

On Sunday, cadets visited Birmingham for the annual International Military Tattoo. The show consisted of several international acts, including; the Russian cadets, Polish Border Guards, and the Austrian military, as well as the UK participants, including continuity drill from the RAF Air Cadets and the National Air Cadet Band, joined by... [Continue]

Remembering the Battle of Britain

Remembering the Battle of Britain

Over last weekend, cadets from 181 (City of Gloucester) Squadron took part in parades and services to commemorate the Battle of Britain. We were invited to join 186 (Newent) Squadron on the Saturday at the Newent town church for a service to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Air Force. On the Sunday, we were [Continue]

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