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Good news tonight on a couple of fronts-5 cadets from 861 Squadron were promoted in rank this evening.All have worked…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Monday, 29 January 2018

Today we say goodbye to a member of the sqn, who was a friend and colleague.At 1 o’clock today, we will honour and…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Friday, 26 January 2018

Well, this weekend saw 8 of our younger contingent complete their First Class Training led by Pilot Officer Mark…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Sunday, 14 January 2018

 

 

After a very difficult week at 861 Squadron it was great to be invited to the wedding blessing of the Squadron Padre,…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Sunday, 14 January 2018

For the last few weeks now, some of 861 Squadron cadets have been working with Neil McCarthy at the ‘Flight Sim Centre’…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Sunday, 3 December 2017

Well, this morning saw some of 861 Squadron Air Cadets putting something back into their community- literally.They…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Saturday, 18 November 2017

Last week saw a number of 861 Squadron cadets being recognised for their achievements at Wing level at Durham…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Friday, 17 November 2017

 

Tonight some of the older cadets from 861 Sqn and some from 1801 Alnwick Sqn attended a road safety presentation evening…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Monday, 13 November 2017

 

 

Today 4 of 861 Squadron’s cadets, Cadets Smith, Flaherty, Wilkinson and Cassidy, travel to RAF Leeming to take part in…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Monday, 13 November 2017

 

Like many other people all over the UK, the cadets from 861 Squadron paid their respects to the armed forces personnel…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Sunday, 12 November 2017

It was with great pleasure, last night, having been successful in his Wing interview that FS Jake Tadman was promoted to…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Friday, 20 October 2017

Yet more success for cadets from 861 Squadron last night. FS Lucy Denyer completed her Master Air Cadet qualification,…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Friday, 6 October 2017

Successful night at 861 Sqn tonight.Chuffed to present a boatload of Blue Radio Communication badges to cadets who…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Monday, 18 September 2017

So, what did you do this Summer Holiday??Well, Cadet Flight Sergeant Elaine Newton spent some of her holidays flying an…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Cadets and some staff from 861 Sqn did a bit of this today….Awesome.Many thanks to North Region Air Cadets for…

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Wednesday, 16 August 2017

This weekend saw 861 Sqn field a fairly young and inexperienced team in the inter Sqn AT Challenge at RAF Spadeadam….

Posted by 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC on Sunday, 3 September 2017