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Cyber Cadet Goes for Gold

By Off Cdt Richardson - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2016-08-26 09:58:01
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Cyber Cadet Goes for Gold

1114 (Gosforth) Squadron recently celebrated another Squadron success story when Cadet Sergeant Alexander Taylor brought home his Gold Comms Award from the Corps. Cyber Camp!

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Hotshot Gosforth Cadet

By Off Cdt Richardson - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2016-08-26 09:53:50
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Hotshot Gosforth Cadet

A cadet from 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron has proven his marksmanship skills by achieving the Cadet 100 award for the best 100 shooters across the cadet forces!

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Gosforth Air Cadet Takes on Sailing Challenge!

By FS Ben Allen / Off Cdt Richardson - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2016-08-26 09:41:12
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Gosforth Air Cadet Takes on Sailing Challenge!

This Summer, Cadet Flight Sergeant Ben Allen of 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron changed his flying suit for a wet suit as he took part in the Headquarters Air Cadets/Ocean Youth Trust Scotland West Coast Challenge Offshore Sailing Expedition!

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Media Communications Award

By Flt Lt Aaron O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2016-04-26 13:23:41
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Media Communications Award

On Friday 22nd April 2016 the Commanding Officer of 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron Flt Lt Aaron O'Roarty was announced as the winner of the Audio and Visual category of the RFCA Green Howard's Media Award for 2015.

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Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2015

By Flt Lt Aaron O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2015-11-16 10:36:42
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Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2015

Air cadets from 1114 (Gosforth) squadron are out in force today in Gosforth collecting for the RBL.

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NEWCASTLE AVIATION ACADEMY VISIT

By Flt Lt Aaron O'Roarty
2015-11-16 10:26:57
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NEWCASTLE AVIATION ACADEMY VISIT

1114 (Gosforth) Squadron dedicated a week of its training programme this October as a "Careers Week".

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OC 1114 Squadron Swaps Parade Shoes for Trainers

By Flight Lieutenant Aaron O’Roarty RAFVR(T) - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2015-09-18 08:01:25
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OC 1114 Squadron Swaps Parade Shoes for Trainers

Officer Commanding 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron of the Air Cadets swaps his parade shoes for trainers and completes the 2015 Great North Run.

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NORTHUMBRIA POLICE FIREARMS VISIT

By Flt Lt A O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2015-02-10 15:33:16
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NORTHUMBRIA POLICE FIREARMS VISIT

Cadets had a very different parade night as cadets from 1114 are treated to a visit to the Northumbria Police Firearms Training Centre.

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NPAS National Police Air Service Visit.

By Flt Lt A O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2015-02-10 15:22:37
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NPAS National Police Air Service Visit.

A selected number of cadets and staff of 1114 were this evening treat to a visit to NPAS Newcastle Police helicopter. This was to thank them for recent efforts and commitments to the squadron.

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1114 Cadets Go for Gold at Regional Athletics

By Flt Lt A O'Roarty - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-06-06 15:29:42
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1114 Cadets Go for Gold at Regional Athletics

On Sunday 1st June 2014 cadets from 1114 went to the North Region Athletics Competition. This was as a result of the fantastic efforts put in at the Wing athletics by cadets of 1114. There fantastic efforts gave them overall 2nd place. A number of cadets from 1114 were then selected to represent the wing alongside colleagues for other squadrons in the wing to for the wing team....

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Durham and Northumberland Wing Athletics 2014

By Cadet Warrant Officer Megan Taylor - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-05-29 16:12:46
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Durham and Northumberland Wing Athletics 2014

On Sunday 11th May 2014, eleven cadets from 1114 set off to Monkton Stadium for the annual Durham and Northumberland Wing Athletics competition. The competition is always popular with the cadets and many of Gosforth’s cadets have shown outstanding athletic prowess over the years, with Cadet Corporal Vince-Urwin winning gold in the 100m and Cadet Corporal Pike winning silver in the discus at the Corps competition in 2013.

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Milfield Heavy Horse Fair

By Cadet Warrant Officer Megan Taylor - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-05-29 16:06:25
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Milfield Heavy Horse Fair

1114 has a well-known public presence at a number of events every year, from the annual Greggs Children’s Cancer Run held in Gosforth, to festivals and fairs held at Chillingham Castle during the summer months. However, on the 3rd and 4th of May, Gosforth took on a new challenge by making their first appearance at the Festival of the Heavy Horse, held in Milfield each year. The event is unique in that it showcases rare breeds of horse, as well as various local crafts and foodstuffs in the craft tents.

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Lord Lieutenant's Presentations 2014

By Cadet Warrant Officer Megan Taylor - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-04-23 09:49:06
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Lord Lieutenant's Presentations 2014

In the Air Training Corps, cadets and staff alike make exceptional achievements every day, and at Gosforth this is no different. On the 18th of March 2014, Cpl Fay Toward and CWO Megan Taylor attended the Lord Lieutenant’s Presentation evening for Tyne and Wear, in order to be presented with their BTECs in Public Services.

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Promotion Success at 1114

By Cadet Warrant Officer Megan Taylor - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-04-23 09:42:06
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Promotion Success at 1114

2014 has been a fantastic year already for 1114, with dozens of activities such as cross country, climbing, shooting and gliding already behind them. However, whilst achievements on a squadron level have been rife, personal achievements have also been made by five of the squadron’s cadets and NCOs.

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Fantastic Fundraising at 1114

By Cadet Warrant Officer Taylor - 1114 (Gosforth) Squadron
2014-04-23 09:37:13
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Fantastic Fundraising at 1114

2013 was certainly a busy year for Gosforth squadron, not least because of the significant contributions 1114 has made to local and nationwide charities. Tombolas, cake sales, raffles, the Great North Run and many other novel ideas joined the more traditional bag pack to help fundraise for various charities.

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