On Sunday the 9th of June cadets from 1082 Squadron travelled with 739 Scarborough Squadron to Cosford Air Show.
Cosford Air Show is a yearly event with as many as 60,000 visitors. this year there were over 50 different types of aircraft wither flying or on a static display. The Red Arrows performed, the BBMF Lancaster, Spitfire and hurricane displayed as well as the Typhoon, Chinook, Falcons, Tucano and Tutor Display Team amongst others.
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!
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!
Cadets and staff at @1082SQNATC enjoyed cake this evening to celebrate the 100th birthday of the RAF With our youngest cadet having the big responsibility of holding the cake. @aircadets @ComdtAC @RoyalAirForce #RAF100 #WeLoveCake
Our cadets will show you what they have been doing over the last year. You get chance to meet them and talk about what it is we do.
There will be many displays and talks about our activities. Staff will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.
The Squadron will be open from 1900 until 2100 for you to visit. Drop in any time within those hours. A look around and chat should take 20-30 minutes.
We hope to see you all there!!!
If you can’t make it that night, don’t worry! You can turn up any Monday or Wednesday in September at 1900 and see what it is we do. There is no requirement to join on your first visit. Please do bring a parent though to fill out a consent form for the night.