South West Region

Bronze Expedition Success

Bronze Expedition Success

This weekend eight cadets from four different squadrons (614, 2328, 2342 and 2419) were out on qualifying and practice expeditions for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards. They started by climbing Robinswood Hill at Gloucester and finished at Painswick after a comfortable night under canvas at Moreton Valence.  The weekend was organised by [Continue]

Gloucestershire Airport Charity Open Day 2017

Gloucestershire Airport Charity Open Day 2017

Cadets from 181 (City of Gloucester), 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) and 2342 (Innsworth) Squadrons together with staff from 2322 (Dowty) Squadron assisted at the very well attended charity event at Gloucestershire Airport, the “Gateway to the Southwest”, where the public were invited to view the aircraft and static displays and get the kids [Continue]

Wing Activities Day 2017

Wing Activities Day 2017

Sunday 9 July saw approximately 250 cadets descend on Buckley Barracks near Chippenham to take part in the annual Wing Activities Day Competition. From First Aid to Drill; Aircraft Recognition to Photography, the cadets braved the heat to win points for their unit and ultimately pursue the big Wing Activities Day trophy. All competitors put [Continue]

Royal International Air Day

Royal International Air Day

Devon & Somerset Wing Cadets visited RIAT at the weekend. Some of the cadets and staff from 41F (Taunton & District) Squadron exploring the aircraft on show at RIAT2017 yesterday. By simply asking, they enjoyed private tours of the US Navy P8 Poseidon and the Ukranian Air Force Ilyushin Il-76. Whilst some Cadets just came for the day, [Continue]

Yeovilton Air Day

Yeovilton Air Day

Cadets from across Devon & Somerset Wing attended Yeovilton Air Day on 8th July. Some Cadets went along to help out with selling programmes and provided assistance in the seating areas and hangers. Others went along to have a look around; these lucky few managed to make their way on board a Merlin Mk3 to have a look around before [Continue]

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