Straight back from the summer holidays and the Sqn has been Shooting, Flying, Gliding, taken part in a drill camp, and won the overall Wing Field Day in London Wing for the fourth consecutive year, with wins in Solo Bugler, Fanfare, Air Recognition, seconds in First Aid, Full Band, Percussion, Aero Modelling, a fourth in drill and fifth in Banner Drill, and a Recruit and Field training camp at Crowborough. A great month for the cadet experience!
Although its the summer the Sqn has continued on its busy year, with cadets July has busy for the Sqn with cadets attending a weeks shooting camp at Pirbright, Gold and Silver expeditions, Air Cadet Leadership Courses, The London Wing Namibia expeditions, parachuting course, 2 International Air Cadet Exchanges, High Ropes courses and aviation and drill camps- full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
July has busy for the Sqn with cadets representing the Region at the Inter Service Rifle Meeting at Bisley with 3 cadets gaining the converted Cdt 100, supporting the parent service at the RAF 100 events, conducting a Gold and Silver practise in the Lake Districts, cadets on an RAF Regiment Camp, the national Drill and Ceremonial Camp and the Royal international Air Tattoo- full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
June has been hectic for the Sqn with cadets representing the Region at Athletics, L98 shooting, an aviation muster at RAF Benson, supporting Armed Forces Day in Ilford and Chingford, visiting the Army School of Music, Recruit Flight 87 passout out of basic training, a Bronze DoE expedition, supporting our afiliated Livery Company of Joiners and Ceilers with a carpet guard and Part Task Trainer aviation instruction at Kenley– full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
May has seen the Sqn win the London & Middlesex Rifle Association Cadet Target Rifle Competition for a fourth consecutive year, the London Wing Athletics competition for a second year, vist RAF Odiham home of the Chinook helicopter, 2 Mountain weekends in North Wales, a Bronze DoeE practise expedition, Cadets supporting DoE at Buckingham Palce and the appointment of FS Ponteen as the Mayors Cadet for the London Borough of Redbridgeand much more! – full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
April has seen the cadets very busy winning the London Wing Inness Sword Military Skills competition, conducting an L81 target rifle camp at Pirbright, running the annual McGrath Trophy intersection competiton (won by Cpl Ahmed with No 4 Section), supporting the RAF 100 celebrations and much more! – full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
March has seen the cadets busy with the first L81 target rifle shoot of the year in very snowy conditions, Recruit and Fieldcraft Training at Crowborough, Drill and Band camp on Bodney , cadets recieving awards from the Mayor of Redbridge and CWO Billie James being selected as the best female cadet in London and South East Region and going forward to the National competition in May– full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
February has seen our cadets flying in the Tutor at 6 Air Experience Flight, L98 shooting at Henley Park, 3 Cadets passing the inagural Gold Badge First Aid Instructors Course, Jack Petchy awards, 7 Instructor Cadets, some snow and navigation training in Epping Forest! – full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets
Be Inspired – Be an Air Cadet. We have limited spaces on our next Recruit Course which starts on Wednesday 07 March 2018 at 7.15pm at our Sqn HQ. If you are in School Year 8 to 17 years old you can join our team and take part in the huge range of activities that we do – Flying, Gliding, Shooting, Adventure Training, Camps, Band, Sport, Duke of Edinburgh’s award, qualifications, First Aid, Leadership, Parachuting and much more, plus have fun and make friends!
Then register your interest here:
or come down on the night, with a parent or guardian – for more info ring us on 0208 505 4744 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org, or email us at email@example.com or ring us on 020 8505 4744
2018 has started busy for the Sqn with CWO James selected as the best female cadet in London Wing, CWO Holder selected for an International Air Cadet Exchange, CWO Holder, FS Ali and Cpl Polsologou selected for Flying Scholarships, potential NCO training, L98 Shooting, aviation training, Region Cross Country and navigation training in Epping Forest – full details can be found on our Facebook page at 241squadron Air Cadets