Our cadets had an amazing time! Left to right - Cadet Warrant Officer Daisy Hill, Cadet Drew Smith-Maddocks, Cadet Sergeant Rick Robinson, Cadet Ezara Petrie, Cadet Henry Johnson, Cadet Yana Smethurst, Cadet Warrant Officer Suzanne Wyld.

162 at 75th Anniversary Wing Skills Week

Over the last week some cadets and staff from 162 attended the 75th Anniversary Wing Skills Week. The camp was at Holcombe Moor; organised by Greater Manchester Wing. The cadets and staff had a great time doing a long, long list of activities. The cadets were split into bronze, silver and gold categories depending on…

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162 at 75th Anniversary Wing Skills Week

It’s 75th Anniversary Wing Skills Week this week and some of our cadets and staff are currently at Holcombe Moor Training Centre. They’re enjoying a long list of activities including; arms drill, obstacle courses, kayaking, apprenticeship talks and mountain biking to name a few! The cadets on the camp are split into Bronze, Silver and…

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Your Band Needs You!

Our squadron band is looking to recruit new members! Since its’ creation our band has been very successful in both public performances and competitions. Come and learn a new skill, no prior experience required. We look forward to seeing new cadets become a part of our amazing band. Saturday 28th May 0900-1700

Qualified Junior Leaders at 162!

After 8 months of intensive training weekends, revision and finally a grueling 7 day test phase 162 has two QJLs in the form of Cadet Sergeant Miller and Cadet Corporal Robinson. The two NCOs have hit the ground running with their cadet careers and managed to obtain multiple qualifications; the most recent being Junior Leaders.…

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Cadets First On Scene At Car Accident

On Tuesday 23rd February Cadet Sergeant’s Joshua Parry (16) and Jack Whitworth (16) were walking home from cadets when they saw two cars collide several metres ahead. The boys rushed to the incident and one car was engulfed in flames.  The two Sgt’s stepped in and assisted at the scene. There was a lady in…

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Climbing the Ranks

Recently at 162 (Stockport) Squadron ATC, there has been a plethora of promotions including the transition from Cadet to Corporal and from Corporal to Sergeant. This is due to their outstanding progress as cadets in the recent months, as they began to show more advanced leadership qualities and a higher ability to command the cadets.…

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So Many Remember The Few

Recently, over 600 Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron and Greater Manchester Wing attended The Battle of Britain Service & Parade at St George’s Church in Heaviley. This annual event is organised by Stockport & District Royal Air Force Association (RAFA) and commemorates those who gave their lives during The Battle of Britain in…

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Stockport Cadets Go Travelling

10 Stockport cadets were all lucky enough to fly across the world on a variety of overseas camps. Each summer, a number of places for overseas camps are offered to Greater Manchester Wing, who then allow cadets from around the wing to bid for them. The first two overseas camp took place at RAF Gibraltar,…