Stockport Cadets Remember “The Few”

Recently 50 Cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport) Squadron 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 1940. The church service was…

Recruiting NOW!

If you love aircraft, action and adventure, or just want to try something new; then you’ll love the opportunities you get at Stockport Air Cadets. Don’t miss out, come along and come along and become part of one the best Air Cadet Squadrons in Greater Manchester! Our next recruiting evening is on Thursday 2nd October…

Air Cadets Supporting Manchester Dogs Home

Following the fire at Manchester Dogs Home, Stockport Air Cadets are a registered collection centre now accepting donations of dog food, blankets, toys and crates. The Squadron will be open on Friday 12 September until 21:00, Saturday 13 September from 09:00 to 18:00 and Sunday 14 September from 09:00 to 14:00. Our address is Lockwood…

Daisy Leads the Field

A Stockport Air Cadet is flying high, having recently completed the prestigious Air Cadet Leadership Course (ACLC) at the Royal Air Force College Cranwell, home of Officer and Aircrew training for the RAF. Cadet Corporal Daisy Hill (16) has been part of the Heaviley based 162 (Stockport) Squadron for the last year and was extremely…

Stockport Armed Forces Day

Three of the Stockport based Air Cadet Squadrons joined forces to promote the work of the Air Training Corps at Stockport Armed Forces Day in Edgeley recently.   . The cadets and staff from 162 (Stockport), 284 (Cheadle & Gatley) & 1804 (Four Heatons) Squadrons were out in force in an effort to recruit young people…

Stockport Air Cadets Bag Funds

Cadets and Staff from Stockport Air Cadets were out in force, bag packing at Morrisons Supermarket in Cheadle Heath recently raising £1,066 for the unit funds.   The activity gives the cadets a chance to engage with the local community, promoting the squadron and all the money raised will go directly to enhance the Cadet…

The Sweet Sound of Success

Members of the Stockport Air Cadets Marching Band were on cloud nine recently as it was announced they were the champion band in the North Region of the Air Cadets. The cadets from Heaviley based 162 (Stockport) Squadron took on and beat the best bands from Air Cadet units all over the North of England…

Race for Life

Stockport Air cadets turned out for the fourth year in a row to help support Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Woodbank Park. This is one of the national series of fundraising events and the only one to be held in Stockport. Two thousand runners, joggers and walkers all turned out on a Sunday…

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Aged 13-16? If you love aircraft, action and adventure then you will love the opportunities at Stockport Air Cadets. Being an Air Cadet so many doors of opportunity and offers you the chance to get involved with activities you never thought possible. Not only will you learn skills for life, gain additional qualifications and have…

Wing Training Day Success

162 (Stockport) Squadron attended the annual Greater Manchester Wing Training Day held at Hopwood Hall College. The Squadron put forward a number of teams including Volleyball, Drill, Banner Drill, Aircraft Modelling and Media. All cadets worked tremendously hard preparing for the day and their hard work did not go unnoticed by the judges in the…