Over the weekend, cadets from 181 (City of Gloucester) Squadron were taken to RAF Little Rissington and given the opportunity to fly the cadet glider, the Grob Viking. After a morning of initial … Continue Reading
Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing and their recruiting vehicle were at a packed successful South Gloucestershire Show last weekend. Many people came onto the stand to see the new simulator including Mr Ron Roach an ex-cadet of 2152 squadron. Ron took the controls of the Viking and landed it on the airfield at Hullavington showing that he had not lost any of the skills that he had learned as a cadet 50 years ago when he then did his “A & B” gliding with 621 VGS at the Weston-Super-Mare airfield. In those days it was customary to complete 3 solos in order to gain your “Silver” wings. We encourage all ex-members to register on the website, click on “Alumni” above.