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.
- 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
- The unit’s hon. President Jim Fitzpatrick @FitzMP presenting awards to our 18 amazing recruits #AirCadets #WhatWeDo t.co/K8A1ORJT00
- It’s that time of year again! Our awards night is about to get underway; speeches, certificates, and lots and lots… t.co/8crSlys0c2