148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

Youth First Aiders Course August 2022

On the 27th and 28th of August, myself and eight other cadets completed St Johns Ambulance Youth First Aid course for the bronze first aid badge. Over the weekend, we learned how to do a primary survey, how to do…

Cadets Awarded Blue Flying Wings

After the cadets attending their first AEF (Air Experienced Flight) on the 15th August. They recently earned their Blue Flying Wings. They had to part take in training before their AEF, which included basic knowledge of the flight instruments, such…

Air Experience Flying

It was very early on the 15th August that Barnsley Air Cadets rose and met at the Squadron HQ.  This was all to ensure we arrived at RAF Leeming for Air Experience Flying (AEF) for the day.  Seven cadets and two…

Initial Expedition Training Weekend.

On the 30th and 31st of July, seven 148 (Barnsley) Squadron cadets and three staff were joined by cadets and staff from 1384 (Askern) Squadron and took part in an Initial Expedition Training Weekend. The cadets had lessons in packing…

Mountain biking skills day for Barnsley Air Cadets

Barnsley Air Cadets dust off their mountain biking skills ready for the 2022 season of mountain biking. On the day we focussed on building up how to ride a mountain bike, using gears, balance over obstacles, along with some team…

Promotions

We are thrilled to announce our recent promotions. Two cadets have passed through the ranks by impressing the staff with their dedication and professionalism to the squadron. Congratulations to Cpl Sanger and Cpl Parr, they have been awarded the rank…

148 Squadron at Wing Athletics!

On Saturday 7th May 2022, 148 Barnsley Squadron competed at inter-wing athletics at South Leeds Stadium. When we got there it was cold but gradually warmed up as the day went on. The day started off with heats for the…

Barnsley Air Cadets celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in style

To honour the Queens Platinum Jubilee we held a parents night at 148 (Barnsley) Squadron. Parents, friends, relatives of the wider 148 Squadron family attended to watch the cadets on parade and enjoy the evening. Plenty of displays, the flight…

Barnsley Air Cadets attend their Initial Expedition Training Weekend.

On the 2nd and 3rd of April, nine 148 (Barnsley) Squadron cadets were joined by cadets and staff from 23 (South Elmsall) Squadron and took part in an Initial Expedition Training Weekend. The cadets had lessons in packing rucksacks, map…

Shooting Success

Shooting success for Barnsley Air Cadets in obtaining Squadron Marksman badges on the air rifle. This is a very high standard of target shooting and we are very proud of the standard of the cadets shooting. Well done and our…