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
The Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing Recruiting & Educational Vehicle (WREV) was on display at the Royal International Air Tattoo over the weekend of 8th -10th July taking pride of place in the RAF Village. The new position proved to be very successful in capturing the interest of the public, with young people flying the Viking Mk1 simulator, dropping parachutes in the drop zone from the back of a Hercules model on a zip wire and the trusted old wire buzzer game. The weekend saw many enquiries from all over the country with some children only aged 7 to 11. It gave them an insight of what to expect when they become old enough to join. This event proved again that the WREV was certainly worth the investment.