470’s Shooting Team On Target…Again!

Last month, 470’s shooting team attended the Cadet Inter-Services Skill at Arms Meeting (CISSAM) held at the Army Training Centre (ATC) Pirbright. The road to Pirbright has been long and hard, the cadets started training back in January and have attended training weekends at RM Condor in Arbroath, Barry Budden in Dundee and Castlelaw in...
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Rock Climbing at Ratho

Friday night saw a group of cadets visit Edinburgh International Climbing Arena and under the careful instruction of RAFAC climbing instructors, enjoyed a tester session climbing the many different routes. Judging by the smiles on their faces, it looks like they all had a great time. A very big thank you to Wg Cdr McAdam...
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Summer BBQ

Thursday evening saw us having a squadron BBQ to mark the last training night before our two-week summer shutdown. While the food was cooking, the cadets took part in a tug-of-war competition. A quick burger or hotdog was quickly consumed and the activities soon recommenced with the ever favourite Duck, Duck, Goose and Water Ping...
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Scotland’s Secret Bunker and Chips!

Today, some of the squadron’s cadets and staff enjoyed a trip to Fife and Scotland’s Secret Bunker. For some, this was a return trip but for most, this was their first time, exploring this cold war museum and immersing themselves in a time when the world was very different. Following the successful trip, it was...
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Cancer Research Falkirk Race for Life 2022

Yesterday, some of the squadron’s cadets and staff were out in Callendar Park supporting the Falkirk Cancer Research UK Race for Life event. The cadets enjoyed interacting and encouraging the runners and walkers of the races and there are even rumours that some staff were spotted dancing to the warm-up music. Unfortunately, they stopped before...
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470’s FINEST FLYING HIGH!

Last week saw a welcome visit from the South East Scotland Wing, Deputy Wing Warrant Officer, WO Ryan McCotter. During his visit, he supported OC 470 Sqn, Flt Lt Colin Gray, in presenting various certificates/badges and promotions. We had: Applications of Space Technology Essential First Aid Radio Operator (blue) Shooting marksman badges And we’re delighted...
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Leuchars Station Training Weekend

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...
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May 2022 Recruitment Intake

Our second recruitment intake of the year will take place on the evening off May 17th 2022 at 19.15hrs for any prospective cadets that are 12 years or older. If you would like to apply please contact us directly to secure a slot for the intake.
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