A very respectable number of cadets from 649 (Durlsey) Squadron are proud to have achieved their Blue Flying Wings, and are on their way in their flying training. This was achieved over a number of … Continue Reading
This weekend over 40 adult staff will be meeting to determine the ‘way forward’ for Bristol and Gloucestershire Wing to increase participation and engagement in the organisation.
The event, organised to up-skill command staff, will be to look at how to extend the exciting opportunities offered to air cadets and how to adapt for the 21st century as we are looking to further expand our large local network of cadets and adult staff.
Staff will receive updates in their training on the Air Cadet 2020 Strategy, Safeguarding, Total Safety and social media as well as undertaking leadership and management practical activities.
Ex-Cadets who have entered successful careers have also been invited back to talk about their experiences of the Corps, an ex-cadet who now works for NATO said “if there is anything I can do to be of assistance – I would never be where I am now without the ATC so I am more than happy to give something back where I can”.
Squadron Leader Catherine Llewellyn, one of the contributors to the conference said that “we are looking to have a positive conference so that we go forward in 2015 offering the best opportunities we can to our staff and cadets”.
The Royal Air Force Air Cadets aim to promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation, provide training and encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship amongst its cadets and staff.
There are many units in the area, if you are between 12 and 17 and interested in joining, or have a couple of hours to spare each week, please contact our Wing Headquarters 01452 722931 to request more information.