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Wharfedale Air Cadet Complete Gruelling Dutch March

By 1224 Sqn Website - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2016-08-18 11:52:43
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Wharfedale Air Cadet Complete Gruelling Dutch March

An Ilkley Air Cadet has completed the challenging Nijmegen Marches in Holland.

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IACE: Canada 2015 Report

By CWO Karl Verspyck - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-08-12 11:01:51
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IACE: Canada 2015 Report

A place on The International Air Cadet Exchange was my aiming point in cadets for the last 5 years. This was because of the amazing places in the world you could visit and also because of the prestige that goes with representing your country and the corps internationally. I was lucky enough to win a place on this year’s trip to Alberta, Canada and it’s fair to say I was ecstatic when I found out. 

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Wharfedale Air Cadet Named Best Sportsman in Area

By 1224 Sqn Website - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-04-29 15:45:45
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Wharfedale Air Cadet Named Best Sportsman in Area

An Air Cadet from 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron, Air Training Corps, based in Ilkley, has been named the best Male Sporting Cadet in Central & East Yorkshire Wing.

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Wharfedale Air Cadet Completes Aerospace Instructors Course

By Cadet Warrant Officer Callum Parker - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-04-15 15:27:50
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Wharfedale Air Cadet Completes Aerospace Instructors Course

The Air Cadet Qualified Aerospace Instructor Course is a demanding yet rewarding course for senior cadets. Consisting of a selection weekend, six training weekends and a week-long assessment and graduation week, the course requires a huge amount of dedication and commitment.

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Ilkley Air Cadets Celebrate in Style

By Sergeant (ATC) Sam White - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-03-25 10:27:27
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Ilkley Air Cadets Celebrate in Style

On Sunday 15th March 2015 (74 years and one day after the Squadron's first ever parade), 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron celebrated its Annual Dinner and Presentation Afternoon at the Kings Hall in Ilkley.

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Ilkley Air Cadets Learn AED Skills

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Tom Hepworth - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-03-25 10:13:27
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Ilkley Air Cadets Learn AED Skills

On Thursday 26th of February 2015, 1224 (Wharfedale) Sqn was visited by volunteers from St. Johns Ambulance service, to teach the cadets how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED), an important aspect of first aid training.

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Cadets Become Young Life Savers

By The Flying Tyke Blog - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-03-16 11:37:33
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Cadets Become Young Life Savers

On the weekend of the 7th March 2015, 12 cadets from 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron and 2431 (Keighley) Squadron took part in a St. Johns Ambulance Youth First Aid Course at 1224 Squadron’s HQ in Ilkley.

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Wharfedale Cadets Learn Methods of Instruction

By The Flying Tyke Blog - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2015-03-16 11:29:40
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Wharfedale Cadets Learn Methods of Instruction

On Saturday 28th February 2015, nine cadets from 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron attended a Cadet Method of Instruction Course at the Squadron HQ in Ilkley.

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Wharfedale Air Cadets Remember the Fallen

By Sergeant (ATC) Sam White - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-11-19 14:13:02
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Wharfedale Air Cadets Remember the Fallen

Sunday 9th November 2014 marked the date of one of the most important events in 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron's calendar - Remembrance Day.

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Wharfedale Cadets Become Young Life Savers

By 1224 Sqn Blog - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-10-15 14:46:56
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Wharfedale Cadets Become Young Life Savers

Eight Cadets from 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron, Air Training Corps have completed the St. Johns Ambulance Youth First Aid course and been awarded their red first aid badges.

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International Air Cadet Exchange USA 2014 Report

By CWO Callum Parker - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-09-12 09:16:56
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International Air Cadet Exchange USA 2014 Report

This year I was very fortunate to be awarded a place on the International Air Cadet Exchange to the USA. I found out which state I was going to roughly a month in advance, and it was Florida! Needless to say I was ecstatic with this news.

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Wharfedale Cadets Hit Right Notes

By 1224 Sqn Website - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-08-12 10:51:50
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Wharfedale Cadets Hit Right Notes

2014 has been a busy year so far for the members of 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron's band.

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RAF Akrotiri Camp 2014

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Jamie Partovi - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-07-16 10:58:21
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RAF Akrotiri Camp 2014

I didn't expect my bid for the RAF Akrotiri camp in early 2014 to succeed, as these camps are a privilege. On top of this the camp was subsidised by Wing and so really was excellent value for money. For these reasons I was ecstatic to be informed I was to attend the ten day camp in the Mediterranean.  

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NACATC Windermere Report

By Cadet Flight Sergeant Lisa Whitaker - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2014-07-16 10:54:24
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NACATC Windermere Report

On the 12th April, I set off for National Air Cadet Adventure Training Centre, Windermere, on a coach along with 27 other cadets. We all quickly got to know each other, which made the rest of the weeks activities a lot easier. The first night concluded us splitting into 3 flights, and each flight being allocated days to help with catering and the first few of our many lessons on topics such as D of E expeditions and route planning.

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Wharfedale Cadets Complete Prestigious Scholarship

By Sgt (ATC) Sam White - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2013-12-11 10:35:25
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Wharfedale Cadets Complete Prestigious Scholarship

Two members of 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron are celebrating after being selected for, and completing the prestigious Air Cadet Pilot Scheme (ACPS).

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1224 at the National Air Cadet Band Championships 2013

By 1224 Sqn Website - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2013-11-27 12:29:22
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1224 at the National Air Cadet Band Championships 2013

1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron are no strangers to the National Air Cadet Band Championships having taken part in the ensemble section in both 2009 (placing second) and 2011 (placing first).

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Wharfedale in Remembrance 2013

By The Flying Tyke Blogg - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2013-11-22 11:25:56
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Wharfedale in Remembrance 2013

On Remembrance Sunday in 2013, 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron took part in various parades and services in the local area.

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Air Cadet Pilot Scheme Report

By FS Partovi - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2013-10-04 13:53:20
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Air Cadet Pilot Scheme Report

Out of around 44,000 cadets in the ATC, and many more in the CCF (RAF), only approximately 140 cadets are offered a place on the Air Cadet Pilot Scheme (ACPS) each year. So I was of course both excited and honoured to have been offered a place.

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1224 Visit London

By Sgt (ATC) Sam White - 1224 (Wharfedale) Squadron
2013-09-09 12:34:16
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1224 Visit London

Following on from a meeting with the Squadrons local Member of Parliament, Kris Hopkins MP earlier in the year, the Squadron was invited down to London on Wednesday 4th September 2013.

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