Monthly Archives: November 2012

AEF cadets come face to face with the medics

Having experienced the delights of a mornings flying with 2 AEF at RAF Benson, a group of cadets had the added bonus of a sneak visit to see the air ambulance helicopter.

Arranged by Warrant officer Dan Twigg, the accompanying officer on the day, the cadets from 1116 (Woodley), 2402 (Burghfield) and 2403 (Aldermaston) Squadrons were surprised when it was announced that they would be going to look around the helicopter. Continue reading

Banbury support the RAF Auxiliaries

When 4624 (County of Oxford) Movements Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force needed a band to support the parade being held to celebrate their 30th Anniversary they turned to the Air Training Corps to provide the honours, in this case the band of 1460 (Banbury) Squadron.

The band lead by Squadron Commander Flight Lieutenant Karl Kisley provided the musical accompaniment outside the Officers Mess at RAF Brize Norton for the parade which consisted of approximately 100 personnel lead by the Officer Commanding 4624 Squadron, Wing Commander Williams.  Continue reading