148 (Barnsley) Squadron

Royal Air Force Air Cadets

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…

Promotions

We are thrilled to announce our recent promotions. A total of seven cadets have passed through the ranks by impressing the staff with their dedication and professionalism to the squadron. Congratulations to Cpl Fisher who have been awarded the rank…

Staff Success!

During these unprecedented times where it has been impossible to meet physically and the difficulties and limitations in running virtual parade nights for the last year have caused challenges.  We have continued through these dark times to provide learning, fun…

148 (Barnsley) Squadron Hosts a serving USAF F-15E Strike Eagle Pilot.

On Friday 3rd July, cadets from 148 (Barnsley) Squadron were privileged to host an active duty F-15E Strike Eagle pilot from the US Air Force over Microsoft Teams. The pilot spoke in detail about their USAF journey to date, the…