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Air Cadets take over Cottesmore

Article posted: Jul 01, 2010 by Flt Lt Rayson-Flynn

319 cadets and staff from South and East Midlands Wing, Air Training Corps, descended on RAF Cottesmore, Rutland for a weekend’s activity camp. The aim of the weekend was to experience the diversity of just some of the activities that the Air Cadet Organisation has to offer. From the full range of team sports to archery to gliding and target shooting 644 Volunteer Gliding School flew in from RAF Syerston, to provide Gliding Induction flights
The cadets went around the various different activities, including the low ropes course, run by the RAF motivational outreach team from RAF Wittering. The Camp Commandant Flt Lt Julie Rayson-Flynn RAFVR said “ This has been an excellent weekend engaging cadets in a wide variety of exciting activities. The cadets have enjoyed themselves and have had put in 100% effort. On behalf of the Wing, I would like to say thank you to the Force Commander, Grp Capt Waterfall and his team at Cottesmore for hosting us and all assistance that they have given the cadets.”
Cadet Sgts Collins and Taylor from, 1947 Birstall Sqn said “The camp was awesome and cracking!!”