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Thames Valley Wing visit to Ypres

Thames Valley Wing visit to Ypres

A party of cadets and staff from Thames Valley Wing joined Hants and IOW Wing on a trip to the WW1 sites around Ypres in Belgium this weekend. The trip included visits to several WW1 cemeteries where the cadets were able to lay crosses and pay their respects. With the approach of the 100th Anniversary [Continue]

Tactical Leadership Course Success

Tactical Leadership Course Success

In the months from September to October, a little more than 100 cadets took part in Thames Valley Wing Air Cadets’ fieldcraft courses.  Also known as the ‘Tactical Leadership Courses’, they culminated in a blank firing exercise with cadets, a first for the Wing.  Throughout, cadets were given progressive opportunities [Continue]

Dursley Cadets Celebrating Blue Wings

Dursley Cadets Celebrating Blue Wings

A very respectable number of cadets from 649 (Durlsey) Squadron are proud to have achieved their Blue Flying Wings, and are on their way in their flying training. This was achieved over a number of months, often with separate visits to MOD St Athan for the ground training (known as Part Task Trainer) and Air [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]

Innsworth Guard of Honour for VIP

Innsworth Guard of Honour for VIP

Ten cadets with the highest of standards were selected by Flight Lieutenant Park, Officer Commanding 2342 (Innsworth) Squadron, to provide a Guard of Honour for the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier. Well done to all ten, for showcasing our talents and professionalism in front of the head of our [Continue]

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  • 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
  • Sgt Palmer proudly representing 130bournemouthatc and aircadets at todays Remebrance