Staff and cadets have just spend a busy, sunny weekend at Leuchars Station taking part in various training courses. Three senior cadet NCO’s completed the difficult and stressful Cadet Drill Trainer Course. Huge congratulations to FS Sim and Sgt’s Carnie and Hughes on completing the course. We look forward to continuing to make your mark within the... Read More
On Sunday 24th April, 470 (Falkirk) Squadron took part in a sponsored walk, following a 20 km circular route taking in two of the most iconic locations of the town. Starting from the squadron HQ in Bellsmeadow, staff and cadets headed towards The Helix and the world-famous Kelpies. The Kelpies are 30-meter-high horse-head sculptures depicting... Read More
Congratulations to 5 of our cadets who successfully completed the St John’s Ambulance Essential First Aid course last week and were presented with their badges last night. A big well done to Cdt’s Pattinson, Finlay, McNiven, Gregory & Alexander. First Aid is just one of the useful life skills taught by the RAF Air Cadets.
On Tuesday Feb 1st 2022, our Padre, Reverend Sarah Shaw enrolled our latest Initial Cadet Training Course, ICT 21/02. This marks the end of their basic cadet training and where they formally join the squadron. Welcome to 470 (Falkirk) Squadron and we wish you all well as you continue on your cadet journey. Unfortunately two... Read More
Last night, we issued our cadets two STEM challenges. The first half of the night, they were tasked to research paper aeroplane designs and come up with designs to fulfil 4 different criteria: longest flight by distance, longest flight by time, closest to a landing spot and longest flight by distance carrying a load of... Read More
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague, Flying Officer Aubin Bryce on Monday 25th October 2021 after a battle with Motor Neuron Disease. Throughout his life Aubin showed an extraordinary dedication to the Air Training Corps. He began his service with 470 (Falkirk) Squadron in 1963 as... Read More