Welcome to Air Cadets North
the website for North Region, Air Training Corps
The Region covers most of Northern England in a line from
the Mersey in the west, to the Humber in the east and north to the Scottish
boarders. There are over 6000 Air Cadets in North Region, located at one of
our 167 Squadrons. This means that where ever you are in the Region, there
is usually an Air Cadet unit near you.
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 13 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?
Air Cadet Leaders Given Mayor's Awards
By Local News Website
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Two Air Cadet instructors, who have notched up more than 90 years’ service between them, have clinched Mayor’s Awards for their efforts. Warrant Officers David Bowman and David Baird received the awards from Middlesbrough Mayor Ray Mallon. The award is in recognition of their work with the 1869 (Middlesbrough) Squadron of the Air Training Corps (ATC) over a combined total of more than nine decades.
Flying High With a Fundraising Target
By Local Newspaper
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Air Cadets are celebrating after winning an award for their remarkable charity work, which saw them hit a landmark figure of more than £100,000 over the last ten years.
Radio Communicators Awards
By 361 Sqn Website - 361 (Gateshead) Squadron
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Cadet Warrant Officers Beth Ainsley and Chris Dolphin have been presented with their Radio Communicators Certificates and Badges having completed all of the required modules for this award.
Diorama Competiton 2014
By Cdt J Milner - 2431 (Keighley) Squadron
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On Sunday 16th March 2014, staff and cadets from 2431 (Keighley) Squadron ATC, attend the Central and East Yorkshire Wing Diorama Competition, hosted by Squadron Leader Walker RAF VR(T) at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.
CWO Tom Williams and Cpl Bryn Robert Become MOI Cadets
By 148 Sqn Website - 148 (Barnsley) Squadron
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Congratulations to Cpl Bryn Roberts and CWO Tom Williams who recently become Method of Instruction qualified cadets after completing the final assessment of the course. Both Cadets planned and taught a lesson to a group of Cadets whilst being assessed by Sqn Ldr Kirk, who then presented them with their much sought after yellow lanyards.
Air Cadets Train With British Airways and Learn How to Fly a Jumbo Jet!
By Flt lt J H Elliott - 861 (Wideopen) Squadron
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Four Air Cadets, aged 13-16, from 861 (Wideopen) Squadron have been reaching training alongside pilots from the British Airways Flight Training Centre at London Heathrow airport.
Crowle Cadet Gets Silver
By Flt Lt J Docherty - 300 (Axholme) Squadron
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A local Crowle Air Cadet has recently completed his Silver Duke of Edinburgh Award. The award is broken down into 4 different sections and requires a considerable amount of time and comittement from the participant.
First Class Graduation!
By CWO J Snowden - 2431 (Keighley) Squadron
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On Monday 10th March 2014, 16 Cadets Graduated from First Class Training at 2431 (Keighley) Squadron ATC.
Air Cadets Visit World Famous Red Arrows
By Flt Lt Jo Ryan RAFVR(T) - 145 (Altrincham & Hale) Squadron
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Local cadets from 145 (Altrincham & Hale) Sqn Air Training Corps travelled to RAF Scampton, Lincolnshire in the early hours of Thursday to pay a visit to the Royal Air Force Red Arrows Display Team. The Squadron had a previous link with the ‘Reds’ as one of their former Cadets, Sqn Ldr J D Provost went on to be a Red Arrows pilot in the late 90’s however this was a first time for the lucky youngsters had the opportunity to go along.
Dining In Night 2014
By Flt Lt Andy Williams RAF VR(T) - 148 (Barnsley) Squadron
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On the 22nd February, 148 (Barnsley) Squadron held their first dining-in, formal dinner for some years.
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