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Visit to 24 Squadron

Visit to 24 Squadron

Six Royal Air Force Air Cadets from 2328 (Bishop’s Cleeve) Squadron flew an RAF A400M Atlas aircraft simulator during a visit to 24 Squadron at RAF Brize Norton. Each cadet had the chance to take off, fly a circuit and land Atlas back at RAF Brize Norton, its home base. The cadets were also taken [Continue]

Alpine Adventure 2019

Alpine Adventure 2019

Over 100 Royal Air Force Air Cadets enjoyed an awesome ski week in Germany this month. Amazing weather and excellent snow helped the cadets make quick progress under the guidance of qualified RAF Air Cadet instructors and leaders who volunteered to help. Cadets who started as complete beginners competently skied a variety of runs by [Continue]

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme Staff Development

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme Staff Development

On 10th February 5 staff completed an Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme (EAAS) course. This one day course offered within Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing trains our volunteers to assess Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze and Silver Expeditions. The course candidates came from 2152 (Downend) Detached Flight, 2152 (North Bristol) Squadron, [Continue]

Qualification Successes

Cadets within Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing have been busy gaining formal qualifications and enhancing their CV. The cadets have been supported by their squadrons to complete a BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Teamwork and Personal Development in the Community. Well done to:D Abbott of 125 (Cheltenham) SquadronE Mathieson of 614 (Lydney) [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]

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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