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Meet the Staff...

Squadron Leader (RAFAC) Will Taylor
Officer Commanding

 

Pilot Officer (RAFAC) M Hughes
Supernumerary Officer

 

Civilian Instructor A Foster
Adjutant

 

Civilian Instructor Patrick Brierley
Training Officer

 

Civilian Instructor Jo Booth
Quartermaster

 

Civilian Instructor Aaron Donaghy-Jones
Expedition & Adventure Training Specialist

 

Training Programme

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Tuesday, 20 April 21

First Half
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Second Half
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training
Adventure Training

Thursday, 22 April 21

First Half
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill
Second Half
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill
Band & drill

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Visit Us...

 

At our Squadron Headquarters:

Cadet Training Centre, Blackhill Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire, WA16 9DB.

on our parade nights:

Tuesday and Thursday between 18:45 and 21:30

 

 

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Contact Us...

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Email Us...

Call Us...

01565 750411

Please note: the phone will only be answered during our parade nights Tuesday and Thursday 18:45 - 21:30

Visit Us...

Visit the squadron on our parade nights to have a look roud, the location can be found uing the location button on the menu.

What We Do Greater Manchester Wing RAF Air Cadets Cadet Portal Login

 

2056 (Knutsford) Squadron


"Celer Ad Caedendum"

 

  Aims of the RAF Air Cadets

Promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force among young people
Provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life
Encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship

 

  Welcome....

 

Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the Royal Air Force Air Cadets. We are a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 12 and 20 years. Cadets can join from the start of Year 8, up until their 17th birthday.

2056 (Knutsford) Squadron is one of many squadrons that make up Greater Manchester Wing, North Region, all part of the national youth organisation, the Air Training Corps. 2056 Squadron is a vibrant squadron, looking to recruit new cadets and staff from the local area. Our Commanding Officer, Sqn Ldr Will Taylor, together with the staff team are waiting to welcome new recruits to the squadron.

If you want to join, check out the Contact Us page and send us a message.

We look forward to welcoming you soon to begin your Air Cadet Experience

  Notices...

Fleet Air Arm Officers Association (FAAOA) Flying Scholarships 2021. "The FAAOA Gliding Scholarships leading to first solo are open for courses beginning in August with a closing date for applications of 10JUN21. Eligibility criteria: - Over 16 years old - A British citizen - Able to demonstrate a strong interest in pursuing a career in the Royal Navy as a Fleet Air Arm aviator. For more information go to https://www.fleetairarmoa.org/faaoa-gliding-aviation-scholarships

Posted by 2056webmaster on 31 Mar 21

RAF Humanitarian Engineering STEM Course. The RAF Youth & STEM Team have offered the Air Cadets 40 places for a virtual STEM course (RAF Humanitarian Engineering Online Course) in August, delivered by The Smallpeice Trust, in which cadets can work towards and gain a CREST Award. Details will be available on Cadet Portal. Completed application forms need to be returned by midnight Fri 18 Jun. Smallpeice will email the successful applicants a registration link, with instructions to complete it by mid-Dec. Course timings: 16 – 19 August, 9.30 am - 1.30 pm Cost: FREE No. places: 40 Ages: Year 9+

Posted by 2056webmaster on 31 Mar 21

A camp for 400 cadets is being arranged for 24-30Oct21. This will be a multi activity camp which (facilities etc. permitting) will include: a. Full bore shooting. b. Shotgun shooting. c. Adventure Training. d. Fieldcraft. e. Aviation package. f. plus many other practical activities. More details can be found in the file for the squadron meeting on 23Mar21 located in Cadet Portal.

Posted by 2056webmaster on 22 Mar 21

 

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  Training Programme

  Tuesday, 20 April 21

Adventure Training (AT) at Sqn HQ for bubble 1 only. Please bring along any expedition cooking equipment you have. Food for cooking will be supplied, but if you have any special dietary requirements bring your own food. Don't forget your masks and 3822s.

  Thursday, 22 April 21

Band and drill at the Sqn for bubble 2. If you have instruments at home please bring them along. Please don't forget your masks and 3822s, and if you need a drink in the interval bring your own.

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