Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brize Cadets Go Quackers

2267 (Brize Norton) Squadron recently helped their local RAFA branch by helping the people of the Cotswolds enjoy a fun-filled day of activities at this year’s Lechlade Duck Race on Bank Holiday Monday.  More than 4,000 plastic ducks, sponsored by residents, visitors and businesses including Brize Norton squadron’s own duck named ‘Colin’, were released into the River Thames from the top of Halfpenny Bridge before travelling 250 metres downriver in a race to the finish line.  Continue reading

RAF Benson 75th Anniversary Celebrations

On Sunday 4 May cadets from the 966 (Wallingford) Sqn assisted at RAF Benson 75th Anniversary celebrations which were held in Benson village.

Early in the morning 16 cadets assembled to carry out their first assigned task which was to deploy as crowd control when first a Merlin and then a Puma Mk2 helicopter landed on the village playing field. Continue reading