Tower Hamlets Air Cadets is the first new Air Cadet unit in London for over 40 years and was set up in response to the riots of August 2011. The squadron works with young people aged 13-20 to promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force.
It also provide training and qualifications as well as teaching qualities such as leadership, self-discipline and good citizenship. The cadets attend parades on two evenings a week, in which the enjoy lessons on aviation and activities such as sports and music. Nearly every weekend, the volunteer staff organise cadet participation in flying, gliding, marksmanship, adventure training and The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
- 4 member of 31 are completing their Activity First Aid course & 10 more are at Inness Sword Comp with London Wing.… t.co/3KoRZEVGBe
- In between all the awful weather, cadets from 31 took full advantage of the sunshine at our annual Cadet Sword comp… t.co/YNgbJ5K3NI
- CWO Kovac instructing on the Air Traffic Control Simulator putting his Qualified Aerospace Instructor training to g… t.co/9X0suoFVkL
- Excerpt of the drum display from @31_air_cadets presentation awards evening @TowerHamletsNow town hall tonight. Won… t.co/VRbnfxstxJ
- Group Captain Freeborough, former OC of 31 Sqn RAF presents 8 @DofE Gold Awards @31SqnOC #AirCadets #WhatWeDo t.co/ltGHAJ1JY5