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Wing's Annual Field Day a Great Success

Article posted: Jul 14, 2014 by Flt Lt Rayson-Flynn

South & East Midlands Wing recently completed their round of competitions at their annual Field Day competition.

The 2013 Annual Auster Trophy results were announced with only 3 points separating 1st and 2nd place. Top 3 honours went to:

3rd – 1101 Kettering Squadron
2nd – 1360 Stapleford Squadron
1st – 2418 Sherwood Squadron

1360, although coming 2nd, made a great leap from 28th in the 2012 competition.

Image shows 1360 collecting the Rayson Cup for most improved Squadron

During the 2014 Wing Field Day, over 700 cadets from the Wing took part in competitions for Shooting, Drill, Aircraft Recognition, First Aid, Media, Diorama & Model making, Photography, the Padres challenge and Leadership.

After a very successful day with even the weather being kind to us, the final results were in at a little after 16.30. Top 3 honours overall went to:

3rd – 1461 Wigston Squadron
2nd – 1360 Stapleford Squadron
1st – 1211 Swadlincote Squadron

Officer Commanding South & East Midlands Wing – Wing Commander N Dickinson OBE RAFVR (T) commented “It was an excellent days competition based on some hard training and preparation at our units, resulting in some close scores across a number of the events which bodes well for our teams in the Region Competition.”

Flt Lt J Rayson-Flynn RAFVR (T)
Wing Staff Officer