Squadron Commander’s Update 2015 Summer

Rising Above the Best! #LookingFine209 #SEMWwhoweare #WhatWeDo The focus over the past two months has been on training.  This is currently split down two avenues; with the West Bridgford Detachment of Nottinghamshire ACF, who we proudly share our superb new building with, and also multi-Squadron activities enabling us to spread our wings outside of the Read more about Squadron Commander’s Update 2015 Summer[…]

209 Cadet’s at the Second Corps Drill and Ceremonial Camp

On Saturday 25th July two Royal Air Force Air Cadets from 209 (West Bridgford) Squadron attended the second Corps Drill and Ceremonial Camp at Bodney Camp (STANTA). The week consisted of learning rifle drill in the mornings and preparing for the final parade in front of reviewing officer Air Commodore McCafferty, Commandant Air Cadets at Read more about 209 Cadet’s at the Second Corps Drill and Ceremonial Camp[…]

L98 Training

#LookingFine209 #SEMWwhoweare #WhatWeDo Training courses for the L98A2 service rifle are few and far between at the moment so it gives me great pleasure in announcing that one staff and two Cadets from 2195 (Long Eaton) Sqn successfully completed their training and weapon handling test this weekend, provided by our OC and hosted at 1360 Read more about L98 Training[…]

209 on Camp with 1936

   Bank holiday weekend saw two Cadet’s from 09 (West Bridgford) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets travel to Walesby Forest Campsite in Newark, joining 1936 Newton Squadron for their annual spring camp. Cadet Katie Rogers and Cadet Alys Young spent the weekend taking part in activities such as rafting, caving, sports and also a Read more about 209 on Camp with 1936[…]

209’s Christmas Camp

On Friday 19th December Cadets, Staff and Civilian Committee members from 209 (West Bridgford) and 2229 (Loughborough) Squadron joined at Sherbrook Scout Camp for the annual Christmas camp. The cadets, all ranging from between 12 and 19-years-old, had the opportunity to complete challenges set in pioneering, fieldcraft, tunneling, rope exercises, PT, orienteering and of course Read more about 209’s Christmas Camp[…]