Every year the cadets help out at Gloucestershire Airport’s open day, directing traffic. They were kept busy this year, the event being the busiest it has been to-date, a great turn out and all 4 parking areas completely filled. Thanks to Fly2Help for taking a few lucky cadets on a helicopter ride.
Archives for July 2017
We are regularly involved in helping fundraise with the RAFA (Royal Air Force Association). The RAFA raise money to support serving and retired men and women of the RAF and their families. This year, we were invited to help at the annual Bugatti Owners club meet at the Prescott Hillclimb. It was a fantastic day, […]
Cadets from 181 were taken to RAF Fairford to view the air show (Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT)) on Sunday 16th July. Given that the previous days had been a washout we were extremely lucky to see a full day of flying, and the appearance of the B2 Spirit as part of the celebratory flyover […]
Thank you to all from 181 who attended Wing Activities Day this year. You had the honour of meeting our new Regional Commandant, Group Captain Eddie Cole, and Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty. Unfortunately we didn’t win anything but came 3rd in Aero-modelling, aviation photograph and display board. There were plenty of non-competitive events laid on […]
181 held an open evening for all parents to come by to the squadron to see what we do and what we have done over the past 12 months. We were pleased to welcome 181 squadrons new honorary representative, Group Captain RAF Peter Hodcroft. Congratulations to Sgt Mock for his promotion to Flt Sgt and […]