Air Cadets (457 Farnborough Squadron)


Activities that the Air Cadets can get involved in are: Duke of Edinburgh Award - Blue, Bronze, Silver & Gold. BTEC Level 2 in Aviation. BTEC Level 2 in Teamwork & Personal Development. BTEC Level 2 in Music for Practical Performance. Essential First Aid, Youth First Aid and Activity First Aid. Wing competitions at Wing Activities Day. Target Shooting and Clay Shooting. Flying and Gliding. Canoeing / kayaking.

Parade Nights: Mondays and Thursdays 7.00pm-9.30pm.

About RAF Air Cadets (457 Farnborough Squadron)

Air Training Corps (ATC) is the RAF's cadet force which is a military themed youth organisation sponsored and supported by the Royal Air Force.
They take part in adventure training activities such as hiking, kayaking, climbing & the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Additionally, they also take part in a wide range of military themed activities such as Drill, shooting, flying, fieldcraft and leadership training.
They welcome new cadets from the ages of 12 and in year 8 at school up to 16 years old. Existing cadets can stay as a cadet until their 20th birthday. Many do and later choose to stay on as adult instructors! They also welcome adult volunteers of any age in either uniformed or non-uniformed roles. No previous military service is required and training is provided.

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User Cost/Charge Information
£12 per month and the blue uniform is issued free of charge courtesy of the RAF. The only item of Blue uniform you will need to provide is shoes.

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RAF Air Cadets (457 Farnborough Squadron)




St Christopher's Road
Hampshire GU14 0AH

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