After more than 20 years operating on a Tuesday and a Friday evening we have reached an agreement with the ACF to change our parade nights. For 470 (Falkirk) Squadron we will continue to parade on a Tuesday evening and we will now parade on a Thursday evening, rather than Friday at the same time.... Read More
A reminder to all cadets that on Wednesday we have our 2020 Virtual Parent Meeting where we will walk through all our preparations for our return to face-to-face training at the Squadron HQ. We recommend that all cadets and parents login via MS Teams. The link to the event will be displayed in Cadet Portal.
This year Remembrance Sunday took a very different form for obvious reasons. As a Squadron we would normally be very busy attending multiple events over the weekend of remembrance but with social distancing still in effect and all organised events cancelled we took time to pause and reflect at home on our door steps and... Read More
Congratulations to Pilot Officer Matthew Storey who completed his Commissioned Officer Induction course this week. Well done to everyone from the #Team470
Congratulations to our very own Fg. Off Marc Esson for completing the Virtual Spitfire 10K to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. This particular run was a fundraiser for the RAF Museum and is dedicated to Pilot Officer Ronald Atkinson of 213 Sqn flying out of RAF Tangmere in West Sussex. His... Read More
We are itching to get back to normal activities here at 470 (Falkirk) Squadron as we have been operating “virtually” since March. Our biggest recruitment intake of the year normally falls in the first week of September once the school holidays have ended. Unfortunately this year this has not happened due to Covid-19. Once we... Read More
Congratulations to Flying Officer Marc Esson from 470 Sqn who received his Hurricane 80K medal today. The challenge was to run 80K in 80 days to raise funds for the RAF Museum and with Squadron activities shut down right now Flying Officer Esson thought this was a great idea to keep active during the lockdown... Read More