84 Sqn ATC Crest

Thursday, 26 February 2015

March Training Programme

See below links for the March Training Programme:


Coming up this month:
  • Uniform Prep: Start the month off with a session dedicated to ironing all those tram-lines out of trousers and polishing up your shoes. Come along in Civilian clothing but bring your trousers, brassards and shoes along with your cleaning kit to get stuck in and make the shine!
  • Initial Weapons Training Weekend 6-8 March: 5 Cadets will be undertaking training on the next weapon system and learning how to adapt their marksmanship principles to perfect their aim.
  • Wing Field Day Prep: Throughout the month we will continue to practice the drill sequence, act out the first aid scenarios and paint up the models ready for the competition in April.
  • Mothering Sunday, 15 March: This will be a FULL squadron Standown - Cadets are instructed to ensure they relace cadet activities with jobs around the house and to treat Mums throughout the day!!
  • Royal Aeronautical Society Talk, Wed 18 March: This month's talk is titled 'Air Traffic Control - East Midlands". The talk will be given by Pete Garrard, a retired Air Traffic Controller from East Midlands Airport. Cadets wishing to attend must sign up at the Squadron but will meet there on the date. More details on events board.

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

February Training Programme

See below links for the February programme.


Coming up this month:

  • Wing Field Day Prep - lots of sessions gearing up towards the final competition in April. In order to get all the activities up to scratch in time it will be important for all cadets involved to attend as many sessions as possible.
  • Method of Instruction Course - Sat 14 Feb: Cadet Corporal Lauren Coker will be attending the one-day course to learn the techniques of being an inspirational and informative instructor.
  • No 8. Initial Training - Sun 15 Feb:  Four cadets will attend the initial training on this weapons system and if successful in passing their safe-handing test they will be eligible to live fire at a session later in the month.
  • Sports Trials - Sun 15 Feb: Wing trials for Junior Rugby, Junior Football, Junior Girls Netball and Junior Girls Hockey will be held throughout the afternoon at Kenilworth School. See in the Squadron for more details.
  • Wing Cross Country Championships - Sun 22 Feb: The annual competition will take place at Kenilworth Rugby Club during the afternoon. Fingers crossed its not too muddy!!
  • Air Experience Flying - Sun 22 Feb: The first slots for 2015 and for quite some time so fingers crossed for good weather to get seven lucky cadets up in the air.
So even though it is a short month, there's still plenty going on!