Here at the Royal Air Force AIr Cadets it’s not just the cadets who benefit from some fantastic training.
We value our volunteers so we deliver the very best training we can, to ensure they are well prepared for their new roles.
Our team of highly dedicated uniformed staff attend courses at our Adult Training Facility at RAF Cranwell.
Here the Officers and Senior non-commissioned Officers (SNCO) are given first class bespoke training when they first take on a uniformed
In September 1507 (Chester-le-street) squadron said goodbye to 4 of their Senior Cadets! Sergeant Mya Christie leaves 1507 to start an apprenticeship as a Manufacturing Engineer at Rolls Royce Washington! Sergeant Christie has been with the Royal Air Force Air Cadets since September 2015 and transferring from 1338 (Seaham) Squadron to 1507 in July 2016. During that time she has achieved so much including her BTEC aviation studies, flying and gliding wings, First Aid qualifica
BUSY SUMMER FOR WHITBY CADETS
A summer of camps, qualifications, fun and more
Members of 740 Whitby Squadron Air Cadets have had a busy summer attending camps all around the county and overseas. The squadron was even lucky enough to host international cadets and show them what Whitby and the UK has to offer.
These camps have included courses where cadets have undertaken lessons and training to achieve qualifications, while others have looked at life on RAF bases as well as
On 7th September, 318 (Sale) Sqn cadets and staff were honoured to once again take part in the Polish Air Force Commemoration Ceremony in Ruislip, London.
With our colleagues and fellow Polish squadron number 317 Failsworth Sqn, we joined the parade with Middlesex Wing at the Polish Air Force Memorial outside RAF Northolt. Alongside veterans, Polish Air Force cadets from Dęblin, and the Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Wigston, we commemorated the 80th Anniversary of t
After putting down their pens and closing their exercise books for summer, members of the 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron enjoyed a summer of fun with the Royal Air Force!
The summer kicked-off with a week-long stay at RAF Benson, in Oxfordshire, the home of two Puma helicopter squadrons. The lucky cadets enjoyed taking to the skies for a flight in the support helicopter, which can be used to transport people, including those in humanitarian need.
The cadets gained first-hand
1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron RAF Air Cadets has today been given it's new 'official' crest from the 'College of Arms'. The crest took over 18 months to create and incorporates elements of Armthorpe's history.
The blazon (official description in heraldic language) is:
In front of a Roundel Ermine with two Bars Gules a Winged Viking Helmet.
The Motto is 'ONWARDS AND UPWARDS'.
The ermine roundel with the two red bands alludes to the Arms of the Warterton family which once hel
One of the senior instructors at 645 Volunteer Gliding Squadron at RAF Topcliffe, Jordan Cameron has secured himself a high flying job with a successful regional airline, Loganair. Loganair is a regional airline based at Glasgow Airport near Paisley, Scotland. In addition to its main base at Glasgow, the airline has hubs at Edinburgh Airport, Inverness Airport, Dundee Airport, Aberdeen Airport, Newcastle and Norwich Airport. Flt Lt Jordan Cameron has successfully completed hi
Following on from our post yesterday about SGT Todd from Cherster-le-Street squadron, we learned today that another North Region Cadet is heading for Welbeck. This marks a lot of hard work to secure a place at this prestigious college and competition is tough nationally to be admitted. Welbeck offers a first class sixth form education along with military training. Upon completing their A-Levels at Welbeck students progress on to read a technical degree at one of seven univers
On Sunday afternoon 1127 (Kendal) Squadron held a parade to celebrate the achievements of their cadets over the past year within the Progressive Training Syllabus. The cadets put on a drill display before being inspected by Squadron President, Air Commodore Peter Smith (Rtd). After the inspection Air Commodore Smith presented each cadet with their brassard containing their new badges and announced to friends and families what each cadet had achieved.
To finish the parade fo
Unfortunately as September starts 1507 Chester le Street squadron will say goodbye to some of its more senior cadets as the move on for educational reasons.
The first to hang up her uniform, even if it’s only temporary, is Sergeant Elysia Todd who has been a member of 1507 since May 2016.
Sergeant Todd has been accepted into last ever entry year at Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College with the potential of progressing into the Royal Air Force as an Engineering Officer, subj