148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

Cadets Go Laser Questing!

On the 2nd September, our Squadron attended a fun night held in Quasar, Sheffield. It was an enjoyable evening – a nice, relaxing end to the summer. We even got to shoot at the staff members and get away with it!…

Success at 148!

Recently we have had several cadets achieve qualifications, badges and be promoted! Firstly we have promoted three cadets to the rank of Corporal. To get promoted, cadets have to show their commitment and good conduct towards the squadron as well…

Cadets Learn Life Saving Skills

From the 31st of August to the 1st of September, myself and several other cadets and staff from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron completed the Activity First Aid Course for our Silver First Aid Badge. Over the course of the weekend, we…

CVQO Success!

Congratulations to our recent cadets who have progressed through the CVQO Syllabus. Over the last few months they have received the following Qualifications; BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Aviation Studies Flt Sgt Dylan Kirk Flt Sgt Jack Grange Sgt Courtney…

RAF Scampton Heritage Visit

On the 27th August 2019, eight cadets along with four staff from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron went to RAF Scampton to visit the heritage centre.  We were able to sit in a Hawk T1, the same aircraft that the red arrows use and what…

RAF Benson Wing Camp 2019

Between the 27th July and the 3rd August 2019 myself and five other cadets and CI Owen travelled to RAF Benson for a week long camp filled with competition and excitement. It was many of their first time at camp…

Flt Sgt Slater Earns Gold Cyber Badge

Since the development and implementation of the progressive training syllabus the Royal Air Force Air Cadets have strived in pushing the development of cyber skills across the core of cadets and staff. Within this syllabus, are the coveted gold badges…

RAF Northolt Wing Camp 2019

Between the 20-27th of July myself, two other cadets and CI Owen went to RAF Northolt as part of the Wing Camp. We all had this fantastic opportunity to join other cadets across South and West Yorkshire Wing on an…

Barnsley Air Cadet Attends International Leadership Course

The Cadet Officer School is the Civil Air Patrol’s – US Air Cadet equivalent – premier leadership training course, and I was lucky enough to join the 51st course along with 5 other North Region Cadets and 6 from Canada. This…