148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

MOI Success!

Congratulations to Cdt Owen Rottweil who has successfully passed his Method of Instruction Assessement. Cdt Rothwell has worked hard completing this achievement by attending a course and then planning and delivering an assessed lesson. Cut Rothwell delivered his lesson about…

Wing Clay Target Shooting Competition

On the Third of March myself, three other cadets and staff member travelled to Goole for a clay pigeon competition. For myself it was the second time participating in this kind of event for others in the group was the…

Bronze Flying Wings for Barnsley Air Cadet

Earlier this year I was awarded my Bronze A/G Wings. The requirements for this was to complete the Blue part of the syllabus and to then complete the Bronze PTT (flight simulator) as well as multiple sorties in a powered…

Promotions

We are thrilled to announce our recent promotions. A total of six cadets have passed through the ranks by impressing the staff with their dedication and professionalism to the squadron. Congratulations to Cdt Bessell and Cdt Ellam who have been…

Barnsley Cadets Learn About the Police Force

Recently, Flt Sgt Banks did a talk with us about what she does in her career outside the Air cadets being a member in West-Yorkshire police. We had a talk about the training of the Police and what potential police officers…

Dining In Night 2019

On the 9th of February, 148 (Barnsley) Squadron held its annual Dining In Night at Tankersley Manor Hotel.  The night begun with a small reception in the bar. Upon arrival cadets were offered a non-alcoholic drink of orange juice, and…

Success at 148!

Recently, various awards and achievements have seen cadets praised here at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron.  Firstly, Cdt West and Cdt Yates have been presented with their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh certificates. This draws to a close their Bronze award. A true…

Cadets Go Mountain Biking

On the 3rd of February I went Mountain Biking with the Squadron around the local area. When I put my name of the list for Mountain biking I was nervous as I had not been on my bike for some…

Cadets Begin Gliding Training

On the 27th of January 2019, myself and Cdt Kirk got the chance to go gliding at RAF Syerston in Leicester. It was a windy day so unfortunately, we couldn’t fly, but we were able to complete the ground school…

Inter-Squadron Cross Country Championships

On the 13th of January 148 (Barnsley) Squadron attended the Annual South and West Yorkshire Wing Cross Country Championship. Once we arrived at Thornes Park we began by handing out the squadron sports tops and shorts so that we could…