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Corby Air Cadets Open Day Success

Article posted: Oct 09, 2015 by Sqn Ldr Richards

On Saturday 3rd October, 422 (Corby) Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets opened their doors to the public at their latest intake open day.

Cdt Daniel Silver and Cdt Charly Thompson talk about their training as Junior Cadets.

The event saw many potential recruits and their parents being welcomed to the Squadron where they were shown around various interest stands, including syllabus and vocational training, uniform, sport, fieldcraft, adventure training and the flight simulator.

CWO Andrew Mabbutt talking with a potential new recruit about First Aid.

The cadets were keen to talk to the potential new recruits and their parents to explain all about what we do and what opportunities there are available in the Royal Air Force Air Cadets.

Intake 02/15 preparing for final parade.

Following the open day, the Squadron were pleased to welcome 39 new cadets to intake 02/15. All the new cadetshad a taster of what happens at the squadron and even took part in final parade, where the CO was shocked to find over 70 cadets participating!

Well done to 422 and welcome to our new recruits.

Cadet Sergeant Beadsworth
Media & Communications NCO IC

For more information about 422 (Corby) Squadron, you can call the Squadron on 01536 601615 or visit their website at