Monthly Archives: February 2012

Merlin Magic for Reading

Reading Air Cadets have taken to the skies in a Merlin Helicopter from RAF Benson which was organised by ex-Reading cadet, Flt Lt Nathaniel Roberts, who is now a pilot at the Oxfordshire base.

The cadets were busy on a field craft training weekend at Bramley Training Area with Burghfield Air Cadets  when their staff told them the news that they were take to the air. Continue reading

Brize Air Cadets Step to Success!

What have Olympic athletes, Formula 1 teams and Network Rail have in common with Brize Norton Air Cadets?

Actiped_0Well, Cadets from 2267 (Brize Norton) Squadron have been trialling Active Ped designed by Step Success – one of the new products from the Air Cadet Voucher Scheme – with the cadets from various project groups trying out the high-tec kit for Air Cadet magazine. The cadets were looking at how the device could be used across a number of normal activities to improve fitness including sports, adventuring training, field craft and DofE. Continue reading

Speedy Cadets Lead The Pack

A 15 person strong sports team from Thames Valley Wing notched up another fantastic performance at the inter-Wing cross country competition held recently on the outskirts of Winchester.

The 3 mile course was a demanding one for all participants as it covered a mixture of flat and hilly terrain but the biggest challenge of all were the other teams who came from all over the South West of England, the furthest travelled having come from Cornwall, the nearest from Hampshire itself. Continue reading