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Cadets return to the skies

Cadets from across Kent were among the first to get back up in the air this week!Meeting at 622 Volunteer Gliding Squadron on Tuesday 1st June, cadets from 40F (Maidstone), […]

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A Night with Air Traffic

Posted by on 1 December, 2020 in Aviation, Virtual Event, Wing

Within the RAF Air Cadets the focus is normally on being a pilot and flying an aircraft yourself, however Air Traffic Control is a critical roll that enables the entire […]

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Behind the scenes with the Air Ambulance

Posted by on 7 August, 2020 in Aviation, Charity, Fundraising, Virtual Event, Wing

We were joined by the Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance for the evening!

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From Cadet to Fast Jet Pilot

Posted by on 31 July, 2020 in Aviation, Virtual Event, Wing

We joined Wing Commander Simon Batt, Commanding Officer of IX(B) Squadron RAF flying the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 , ex cadet of 305 (Ashford) Squadron.

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An evening with the RAF Recruitment Team

Posted by on 3 July, 2020 in Aviation, Uncategorised, Wing

Many aspects of life have changed or stopped as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however recruitment into Her Majesty’s Armed Forces isn’t one of them. On Wednesday 1st July […]

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It’s not just the RAF that Flies!

Kent Cadets host a talk with the Army Flying Museum about the British Army’s 150 years of flight!

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Dover Cadet Flying High in the RAF

Posted by on 23 November, 2019 in 354 Squadron, Aviation, Wing

Ex cadet of Dover squadron joins the RAF.

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Supporting the Festival of Flight at Biggin Hill

Every year since the Festival of Flight started, Air Cadets from around Kent and London have assisted with the running of the air show. They perform valuable duties across the airfield including guarding the static display aircraft and assisting airport officials in manning the taxi-way pedestrian crossing.

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Celebrating a Centenary of transatlantic Flight

Posted by on 31 July, 2019 in 173 Squadron, 358 Squadron, Aviation, Community

Cadets from around south east London and north west Kent were on parade on Tuesday 23 July 2019 when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent KG visited the London Borough of Bexley as part of the Alcock and Brown centenary celebrations.

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Kent Wing Success at Corps Aircraft Recognition Competition

Posted by on 26 November, 2017 in Aviation, Awards

It’s taken a long time, a lot of revision and a few competitions; the first on the Wing Field Day in September, then Region in October and finally the Corps […]

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