Twenty-nine RAF Air Cadets from nine different squadrons across Bristol & Gloucestershire Wing completed a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expedition last weekend. Fifteen cadets from 181 (City of … Continue Reading
Cadets from 181 (City of Gloucester), 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) and 2342 (Innsworth) Squadrons together with staff from 2322 (Dowty) Squadron assisted at the very well attended charity event at Gloucestershire Airport, the “Gateway to the Southwest”, where the public were invited to view the aircraft and static displays and get the kids involved in the funfair and face-painting. Some had the opportunity for pleasure flights.
The Wing Recruiting and Educational Vehicle (WREV) attracted a large number of visitors, some of whom will hopefully join as cadets and staff.
The Charity Open Day grows year on year raising money for charity and the local RAF Air Cadets are proud to support it. It also offers the cadets a great opportunity to interact with the public and promote the Air Training Corps to young people in Gloucestershire.
At the event’s conclusion, the cadets posed for a photograph with Honorary Group Captain Carol Vorderman’s aircraft.