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Yearly Archives: 2018

Regional Competition Day

This weekend saw cadets from around London & South East Region come together to represent their Wings, at the annual Regional Competition Day. welcomed representatives from all six wings to RAF Northolt for the annual Regional Competition Day. Cadet teams competed in foot drill, banner drill, first aid, aircraft recognition, and a range of musical disciplines. Congratulations to London Wing, …

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Cadet experiences flight of a lifetime

31 (Tower Hamlets) Squadron’s Cadet Warrant Officer Darrell Kovac was recently treated to a flight of a lifetime when he was treated to the privilege of a flight in a Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircraft flown by 31 Squadron RAF.

Darrell is the Royal Air Force Air Cadets’ Dacre Sword winner for 2018 being selected by Commandant Air Cadets …

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Phillip represents the RAF Air Cadets in RAF100 film

At the age of just 13, RAF Air Cadet Phillip Langham has already achieved some remarkable feats. In 2016, Phillip was selected from 7,500 entrants to be part of the BBC show, Dengineers – in which expert engineers and designers helped him construct a very special aviation themed den in his garden. Phillip’s love of World War II planes inspired …

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RAF100 Celebrations

This week saw hundreds of cadets from LASER, and across the whole of the Air Training Corps around the country come together in central London to form part of the RAF’s national celebrations to mark it’s Centenary. This spectacular parade and fly past marked the culmination of 100 days of celebrations, as the RAF marked it’s 100th birthday.

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LASER squadron in final stages of Lees Trophy Competition

The cadets and staff from 249 (Hailsham) Squadron are celebrating after being chosen as the best Squadron, not only in Sussex but in London and South East Region as part of the Lees Trophy competition. Having been nominated to represent LASER in the national finals, the Squadron were delighted to find out that they are down to final three competitors.



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RAF100 Baton Relay at Biggin Hill

As part of the ongoing celebrations to mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the RAF, 189 cadets from around the region came together at Biggin Hill Airport – the site of the former airbase RAF Biggin Hill. The special event marked the next stage of the RAF100 Baton Relay, which has seen a specially designed commemorative baton travel …

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