C&EY wing will hold a weapons training and firing weekend at Strensall Ranges based from Queen Elizabeth Barracks for L144A1 and L98A2. 48 places available for cadets and staff, applications to WSO.
Notice is hereby given that the AFI schedule will commence after Easter! Any squadron may be selected for inspection in April – so do begin your preparations early.
To be held at RAF Linton on Ouse, 12 places and further details from the Wing FA Officer
Cadets intending to move to adult uniformed service in 2018/19 and CFAVs considering or applying for none commissioned or commissioned service are to be nominated to the Staff Leadership Course by the 20 Mar 18. See wing share-point announcement.
North Region have 5 places are available for cadets over 16 and staff (as chaperones) to visit and stay at RAF Barnham Camp, near Thetford this summer and engage with the RAF Regiment (based at RAF Honington). Contact Wing HQ via your training officer asap.
All CFAVs and cadets over 17yrs 6 mths have to attend the Adult Volunteer Induction Programme Training Day held at RAF Linton on Ouse. Staff and cadets can be suspended for non-attendance! Voluteer by contacting the Wing Training Officer Sqn Ldr Balmford to secure your place.
Ø In partnership with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, Headquarters Air Cadets has planned a 7-day expedition on board the 72’ sail training vessel ‘Alba Venturer with the aim of sailing around the Western Isles of Scotland.
Ø The voyage will provide the opportunity for our trainee crew to master the skills necessary to sail and manage the yacht in a stunning and challenging environment and the chance to gain the RYA Competent Crew Certificate.
Ø The voyage will take place under the experienced and watchful eye of the OYT Skipper and crew together with experienced Air Cadet staff. Ø The web site www.oytscotland.org.uk provides an insight into life on-board the vessel and information about Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. For specific information concerning the voyage prior to application contact the expedition leader, Sqn Ldr Mike Blakey, by email: email@example.com.
Ø Completed application form should be forwarded by OC Sqn, via email, to Wing HQs.
Applications must be received at HQAC (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Friday 23 February 2018.
Bids are now open for the first Wing Music Summer Camp – to be held at Beckingham Camp from Sat 21 – 28 July this year, as part of the Corps Drill & Ceremonial Camp.
Cadets will partake in musical training culminating in a large ceremonial parade to be held at RAF Waddington on Friday 27 July. In addition cadets will also have the opportunity to enjoy non musical activities which are likely to include Archery, Paintballing, Climbing Wall and Weapons Drill, as well as being on camp with up to 300 other cadets from around the Corps.
The cost is yet to be confirmed but is likely to be around £70 for the week, which will include branded T-Shirt, Baseball Cap, Water Bottle, activities and group travel will be provided from within the Wing’s Geographical Area.
This camp will suit cadets playing: Flute/Piccolo, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet/Cornet, Horns, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Snare Drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Bell Lyre & Drum Major. There will be scope to accept beginners on this camp subject to suitable instructors being available, but cadets should be competent and confident at basic foot drill.
Please forward names, instrument played and their experience level of interested cadets/staff direct to email@example.com by no later than Tues 27 March.
As usual, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or queries you may have.