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18 May 17

2018 Wing Dining In

Please find an early diary holder for the Wing 2018 Dining In night. It would be great if after a few years of absence we can make this happen and if anyone is willing to support with aspects of the planning, venue ideas etc. please contact WExO.

Reminder of WExO Contact Details

Please note WExO has a new work mobile number as per the attached.

FAW Course JIs

Please contact firstaid.tvw@aircadets.org ASAP if you can no longer attend and there are still spaces for this course that will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Payment must be brought along on the first evening along with TG Forms and an update nominal role will be produced on the 9th June. Cancellation after this date will mean you will still need to pay due to the ordering of course materials.

Drill and Ceremonial Camp Admin Instruction

Please find details of the upcoming Drill and Ceremonial Camp and note all deadlines and actions. Questions can be directed to wwo.tvw@aircadets.org

Nominal role (Annex A) will follow ASAP

Wing Personnel Bulletin 8

Please ensure all SMS records are updated with the relevant dates and promotions.

Drill and Ceremonial Camp Nominal Role

Please find Annex A - Nominal Role for the Drill and Ceremonial Camp

Master Operating Authority Certificate (MOAC)

Please find details from the Wing Radio Officer on the correct process for requesting a replacement MOAC.

QAIC 10 Calling Note

RAFAC Sqn and CCF Section Cdrs are invited to nominate suitable cadets for the Qualified Aerospace Instructors Course No 10, which commences 08 Sep 17. Full details contained in the attached and follow up flyer.

QAIC 10 Flyer

The attached flyer can be used to promote QAIC 10 and for further information contact aerospace.tvw@aircadets.org

RAF Benson Cadet Muster

Please see the attached from WExO on the upcoming cadet muster at RAF [retracted] and also the following attachments and note the actions required on the day.

Cadet Muster Transport Plan

Full details on transport plan

Cadet Muster Timetable

Timetable for the cadet muster

Cadet Muster Car Pass

Please ensure the attached is printed prior to the event and on display

11 May 17

Wathgill Adv Trg Camp Admin Order

Please ensure all cadets and staff members attending this camp are provided with the attached document and briefed as required.

Extra AEF allocations available

Additional AEF slots are now available in July and August for Squadorns to apply for slots.

Allocations for TVW cadets on the HQAC Super Camp

For those Squadrons who bid for places please find the allocations and deadlines for TG Forms and payment.

International Uniformed Services Show Jumping Competition

For any cadets and staff interested in show jumping The Light Cavalry Honourable Artillery Company extends an invitation to Combined Cadet Force, Sea Cadet Corps, Army Cadet Force and Air Training Corps Units, to participate in a selection event for the 2017 International Uniformed Services Show Jumping competition.

Cadet Training Updates

Please find some short updates on Progressive Badges and BTEC Aviation Studies.

04 May 17

TLC Joining Instructions

Please ensure all staff and cadets selected to attend are providede with the attached JIs. Please remember consent/medical forms and camp fees need to be at WgHQ by midday, 12 May

Wing Climbing Club Update

Great opportunity for any cadets or staff to try out climbing or develop their existing climbing skills.

Updated TVW Org Chart

Please find the latest TVW Org Chart

Wing Training Team Update

Please find attached information on the changes to the Wing Training Team.

Reminder of van speed limits

Handy reminder to all those who drive 50/50 vans and minibus for cadet activities on the current speed limits.

Herts and Bucks WWO Vacancy

Please see details for the position of Herts and Bucks WWO which is now open for applications.

Reminder on the photography rules for shooting activities

For any staff and cadets attending shooting activities please ensure the following rules surrounding photography are followed.

27 April 17

Cadet Muster Allocations

We had a bid of 248 from 75% of the wing and the transport plan and point of access to the station will be issued in due course. Squadrons are now asked to confirm places by adding names to the Pipe set up for this event.

Adult Training Facility 2018 Courses

Availability of accommodation at [retracted] restricts course strengths to a maximum of 20 for all courses. Applications for places are to be made through Wg HQs

FCF Course JIs

Please ensure all staff selected to attend the course get a copy of the attached JIs.

20 April 17

Update on Scampton Air Show trawl

After consultation, the age restriction on the Scampton Air Show is being relaxed to all cadets who have achieved their first class training.

Latest TVW RIAT allocations

See the latest allocations for the TVW RIAT camp and please note arrival date for TVW is 13th July.

Calling note for Amport Conference

Please ensure Squadron Chaplains are provided with the attached for the Annual Convention for ATC Chaplains.

Joining Instructions for those attending this weekends RAFWARMA

Published in Mail Drop for reference but these were provided direct to those attending the event.

Great Sea Kayaking Opportunity

A programme of sea kayaking has been organised by the WATTO for Devon and Somerset Wing.

Three events are available:
Initial training for holders of BCU1* and 2* paddlesport awards
Sea kayak training
Kayak expedition week.

Full details on the attached.

PARACHUTING CAMPS 2017

Parachuting camps consisting of a day’s parachute jump training with one parachute jump on the following day (weather permitting) will be held at RAF Weston-on-the-Green (WOTG).

TVW Parachuting Camp Allocations

Thames Valley Wing has been only allocated cadet place:

The rules and criteria will determine who gets places for these courses, please ensure they are met before applying.
• Over 16
• Cost £30 (Consent form and cheque payable to TVW)
• Min Height 4’4” Max Height 6’ 6”
• Min Weight 47kgs Max Weight 96kgs

Linton-on-Ouse Summer Camp Information

Please note the actions on the attached for those cadets and staff selected to attend the Linton Summer Camp

ACO Key Documents

Please note HQAC are now updating documents such as ACTOs, ACPs and Forms on a more regular basis. Please ensure you are using the latest version of forms before submitting to WHQ.