What Do Air Cadets Do?
name it, there is a good chance there is an Air Cadet somewhere doing it!
Air Cadets is a voluntary, youth organization supported by the Royal Air Force.
It is open to anyone aged 12 (And in year 8) to 17. It is considered one of the country's
premier youth organisations and the world's largest youth air training
Air Cadets provides a stimulating, exciting and varied program
which ensures that all cadets achieve their full potential. This may come
in many different ways including academics, sport, flying, gliding, skiing,
adventure training, leadership training and in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
Most Squadrons will meet twice a week during which cadets are
able to take part in many activities, as well as planning for additional ones.
There are also numerous weekend events and activities, provided by the
Additional activities are organised by Wings, North Region and
the Corps. These can take place at RAF Stations, Army Training Estates and
even abroad and can last a lot longer than just a weekend. Your
local Squadron is always looking for new people to join, be it as a cadet,
volunteer staff or as a member of a Squadrons Civilian Committee.
Why not see where your nearest North Region Squadron is and
see how you could get involved?
Askern Remebers 'the Few'
By CI A Taylor - 1384 (Askern) Squadron
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Askern remebers 'the few' by paradeing in 2 local Rememberance parades.
Hardit Enjoys African Adventure!
By Cadet Warrant Officer Hardit Parmar - 2344 (Longbenton) Squadron
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Air Cadet Hardit Parmar has enjoyed a three week educational expedition in South Africa after being amongst the top cadets in the UK! The 19 year-old Longbenton Air Cadet has fondly looked back at his venture and given us a taste of his time in Africa.
SCARBOROUGH AIR CADETS SWIM TO SUCCESS
By Flt Lt Steven Lewis - 739 (Scarborough) Squadron
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Three cadets at Scarborough’s Air Training Corps Squadron recently competed at RAF Cranwell in the Corps Swimming Competition.
Sainsbury's Bag Pack
By Corporal Keiran Bennett - 1053 (Armthorpe) Squadron
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On the 18th of October, 1053 Armthorpe squadron helped the local community by bag packing at their local Sainsbury’s. Over thirty cadets attended the event between the hours of 10AM and 3PM, through the hard work and determination of the cadets, civilian committee and staff they managed to raise over £800 in donations. These funds will be used for IT equipment, Duke of Edinburgh equipment and sports equipment
Autumn Camp - RAF Valley
By 361 Sqn Website - 361 (Gateshead) Squadron
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37 cadets from Durham/Northumberland (including members of 361 squadron) and Central and East Yorkshire Wings attended camp at RAF Valley on Anglesey in North Wales from the 25th October to 1st November.
Stockport Cadets on the Right Frequency
By Flt Lt Lee Moore - 162 (Stockport) Squadron
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Five Stockport Air Cadets are on cloud nine after completing the Air Cadet Communicators Course and earning the right to wear the coveted “Comms Badge.”
Hag Dyke Leadership Course
By Cdt S Hall - 2431 (Keighley) Squadron
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On the first week of August, cadets Hall and Greenwood from 2431 (Keighley) Squadron ATC were picked up by a minibus in Skipton, which dropped us off in Kettlewell which is a small town in upper Wharfdale for a Leadership course at Hag Dyke.
Elvington Allied Forces Day
By Sgt L Towler - 2431 (Keighley) Squadron
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On 7th August 2014, cadets from 2431 (Keighley) Squadron ATC, travelled to Elvington Airfield to mark Allied Forces Day.
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