Category Archives: News

All the latest news and updates from the squadron.

CWO Doody Spectates The Trooping Of The Colour!

Last Saturday 1082 Squadrons Cadet Warrant Officer and Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet Melissa Doody was invited to watch the annual Trooping Of The Colour ceremony held at Buckingham palace.

The ceremony marks the official birthday of Her Majesty the queen.

Wing commander Phill Giles, Squadron leader Alyn Thompson, as well as other guests alongside CWO Doody watched the parade unfold at the horse guards parade followed by lunch at the RAF Club.

So on the whole, a very memorable day for Melissa and hopefully Her Majesty too!

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NACATC Fairbourne 2019

The NACATC Fairbourne camp has today come to a close.

This camp was a fantastic opportunity for cadets to take part in activities they wouldn’t usually have the chance to do so.

Just a few activities that cadets have taken part in this week are,

Swimming competency tests

Blue radio courses

Leadership exercises

Watersports

Mountain biking

Orienteering

A guided tour round Old Slate Mine

So gaining badges as well as completing all the above has made for a very successful and enjoyable week!!

Trent Wing Athletics 2019!

Every year, 1082 squadron participate in Trent Wing athletics. This year we took along 6 cadets to take part in a multitude of different sporting activities. The cadets also had the chance to integrate with other squadrons.

Cadet Lockwood won gold high jump!

Since, he’s been asked to help represent Trent wing at the upcoming regional field day! Congratulations

Corporal Whiteman and Cadet Somers also won silver long jump! Congratulations to the both of you!

Corporal Simkins also bagged herself bronze 400m! Congratulations cpl!

Annual Formal Inspection 2019!

Last night, 1082 Squadron received a visit from Wing Commander Tony Wright!

He came to carry out the squadrons Annual Formal Inspection (AFI) but instead had a talk to our cadets regarding important issues such as mental health awareness and motivation. The cadets also had a chance to ask WC Wright any questions they might have. These could be about anything. We had some great ones!

After this, our cadets presented to WC Wright & the squadron about a variety of topics such as flying & gliding, master chef, cyber & radio as well as camps and adventure training.

On the whole, a very memorable night for 1082!

A First For The RAFAC

CDT Somers, CDT Lockwood, CPL Vaughan, CDT Simkins, SGT Henman & CPL Bunting working hard!

With the virtual world of the internet becoming ever more advanced, it is important that cadets have a thorough knowledge of cyber communications. Ft Lt Fowler, this week ran a silver cyber course ( the first in the country! ) with 6 of 1082’s cadets. The course entailed writing different types of code and programming as well as advancing skills on python. A really enjoyable day for 1082!

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Easter camp at RAF Honington

This week two cadets from 1082 Sqn attended Trent Wings Easter camp based at RAF Honington, the home of the RAF Regiment!

They joined 42 others from around the wing and came together to enjoy a wide range of activities.

Begining their adventurous week at IWM Duxford and RAF Regiment Heritage Centre, followed by personal fire safety advice and familiarisation, then visited 1 Sqn operational unit, before undertaking leadership exercises with station PTI’s, sports, a day with the RAF Police and a Regiment Fieldcaft day, AFCO presentation, Survival and finally bushcraft lessons!

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