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Sunday, 26 January 2014

February Training Programme


Coming up this month:
  • ATC Sunday - 02 February: Celebrating the anniversary of the formation of the Air Training Corps with a Wing parade in Daventry. Normal Sunday parade will finish at 1200hrs to allow time for those selected to attend the afternoon parade (travel details to be advised)
  • Wing Cross-Country - Sun 09 February: Run (or walk) through the mile long course at Tudor Grange, Solihull to compete for a place in the Regional Competition. Travel will be arranged (possibly by coach) but expect an 0800 meet at SHQ
  • Greens Exercise - Wed 12 Feb: Lead by our resident Green's expert, Civilian Instructor Mike Walton, this evening of activities is aimed at teaching cadets tactical night movements, roles and responsibilities of night patrols as well as the art of camouflage and concealment for night time cover.
  • Junior Leadership and Development Course - 14-16 February: Selected Cadets have been nominated for this excellent weekend to learn skills involved in leadership and management of fellow cadets with a view to possible promotions within the squadron. Selected cadets will be given further details in due course. 
  • Live Marksmanship Training  - Sat 15 Feb: Qualified cadets can get the opportunity to improve their marksmanship skills with a day on the range. 
  • Gliding Induction Course - Sun 16 Feb: three lucky cadets will get the chance to fly up up and away in the Vigilant Glider from RAF Little Rissington and complete their first Gliding Induction Lesson. Those who wish to progress further with gliding can do so by applying for a Gliding Scholarship (once aged 16yrs +)
  • New Intake Starts - Sun 16 Feb: Following on from the Open Evening planned for Wed 29 Jan (See post below) the next intake will begin on Sun 16 Feb (1000-1230). If you are aged between 13-17yrs old and interested in the Royal Air Force or other military services, Aviation industry or simply enjoy the challenge of getting involved in a wide range of extra-curricular activities along with the chance of gaining valuable qualifications, please get in contact or come along to our Open Evening (Wed 29 Jan) to find out more.
  • Royal Aeronautical Society Meggitt Presentation - Thursday 20 Feb: Following our attendance at the monthly lectures in 2013, cadets and staff have been invited to attend 'The Meggitt Presentation' at The Holiday Inn, Ryton on Dunsmore. The presentation will be about the use of modern technology and materials on engines and aircraft using state of the art methods of manufacture. A FREE hot buffet is provided after the talk. Cadets need to sign up on the noticeboard in the squadron if interested in attending
So, another busy month to keep us going!