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 eight cadets from four different squadrons (614, 2328, 2342 and 2419) were out on qualifying and practice expeditions for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards.
They started by climbing Robinswood Hill at Gloucester and finished at Painswick after a comfortable night under canvas at Moreton Valence.
The weekend was organised by Flight Lieutenant Richard Jennings, Officer Commanding 2328 (Bishops Cleeve) Squadron, who offered the activity to cadets at other units so that they could complete their Awards. The Expedition is often the most difficult section to complete – well done to all cadets who took part. For four cadets this exped was the last section and so should shortly receive their Bronze Awards.
The Air Training Corps is one of the biggest National Operating Authorities for the Duke of Edinburgh Award and most cadets achieve one or more awards before they leave.