On Sunday, cadets spent the day at the Fleet Air Arm Museum at Yeovilton.
Cadets regularly get the opportunity to fly the Grob Tutor for Air Experience Flying, where they spend the day at MoD St Athan in Wales and are given the chance to control the aircraft themselves, under the supervision of their pilot. It gives the cadets the chance to experience flight, whilst understanding the control surfaces […]
On Monday 23rd September, cadets from 181, 186, and 2322 squadrons went climbing at the indoor climbing centre in Gloucester. Cadet spent the evening climbing on auto-belay’s followed by a session of bouldering.
Today, cadet squadron’s from across the country have been celebrating the anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Following a church service at St Mary’s in Cheltenham, the cadets took part in a parade to the cenotaph in the town centre where a wreath laying and moments silence were observed. The cadets were then marched by […]
On Sunday, cadets from 181 were taken to RAF Fairford to visit the Royal International Air Tattoo. Cadets were treated to demonstrations from various aircraft associated with many air arms, including a pair of Argentinian harriers and a rarely seen Mig-21r from the Romanian airforce. The techno-zone was host to many exhibits relating to space […]
Well done to all of the cadets who took part in the Armed Forces Day events taking place in Gloucester City Centre today. The day started with a collection for the local RAFA organisation, and at 12:30 we joined the parade from the Cathedral to the Quays. The Air Cadets had a brilliant turn-out with […]
On Saturday 22nd June, cadets from 181 and 2322 squadron were able to join a tour of the Avro Vulcan based in Wellesbourne, Warwickshire. Vulcan XM655 is one of the best preserved examples in the UK and is run solely by volunteers, many of whom have previously spent their working lives with these aircraft. The […]
On Thursday evening, cadets from Gloucester were invited to join 186 Newent Squadron and Newent’s BMFA Model Flying Club flying their model aircraft equipped with Virtual Reality headsets, and ‘buddy box’ controls.
On Tuesday, cadets from Gloucester, Dowty, Newent, and Tewkesbury squadron’s were taken flying in the RAFs Grob Tutor at MoD St Athan. With clear skies throughout the day, the cadets were able to fly up-to their fourth sortie, allowing some of the cadets to experience more advanced manoeuvres such as stall-turns, loops, and barrel rolls.
Over 700 cadets from the south west region have participated in a parade in Windsor today, with a church service celebrating the RAF 100. It has been a long day, and an early start. You have all done your region, and your wing proud, well done and thank you to those who were able to […]