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Cadet Aviation Training Day


Our eager trainees today have be learning some valuable skills including how to marshall aircraft with our representative land rover. We would like to say thanks for the support from the Halton Ops Squadron.

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Cadet Aviation Training Day – Flying the SIM.


Cadets are getting some hands on experience with the Vigilant (simulator) learning how to fly and being marked by the boss for the end of the day prizes. I think we have a future fast jet pilot in our company!

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Keeping the “Air” in Air Cadets


As many are aware, we’re currently in the middle of a “Pause” to all air cadet gliding which is set to continue for a while longer. This morning, we are running the first of our “Cadet Aviation Training Days” which targets on giving air cadets some detailed aviation knowledge and hands on interactive exercises.¬† We will follow with more¬† information ...

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Well done to the final course of the year

GS 3/13

Well done to the final course of the year – course 3/13! The 9 Cadets from the ATC and CCF enjoyed a brilliant week of weather. The course started on 10th August with the first cadet going solo on Wednesday 14th! (Just 5 days into the course). This course was the final residential for 2013! We’re currently looking to do ...

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Congratulations to Course 2/13!

GS 2/13

Congratulations to the 9 cadets from ATC and CCF that completed their Gliding Scholarship Course yesterday, the residential course started last Saturday the 20th July and was completed 28th July. The intensive course was the second of three planned this year. Thanks to all the staff for dedicating their time to volunteer for the course and provide the training through ...

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New Wings


We’re ready for wings parade! Plenty of certificates and GS wings to hand out! Parents are here and the cadets are just forming up. More pictures to follow!

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Air Commodore McCafferty visits 613VGS


Commandant Air Cadets, Air Commodore McCafferty visits 613VGS during our GS Course to fly in the Vigilant, the cadets and staff here all had a jolly good chat and were able to tell the Commandant how much they’re enjoying the course and how they’re progressing studying for both the GS exam while revising for GCSE and A-Level exams. OC 613VGS ...

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We love what we do!


Just 17 Days until our first course of the year. We’re looking forward to it!

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Congratulations to FSC Ahmed Segayer…


Who got his G2 wings this weekend! He joined us on a cadet gliding scholarship in December 2011, earned his silver wings, and is now officially a grade 2 pilot on the Vigilant! He also got two hours solo under his belt this weekend – well on his way to flying cadets in the near future!  

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