We are now a Virtual Sqn!

As a result of the Covid-19 shutdown from Friday 27th March 2020 470 (Falkirk) Sqn is now operating as a virtual squadron! Whats a virtual squadron? By utilising Microsoft Teams and video conferencing we are now running 4 concurrent training classes on parade nights along with a virtual parade square so we can address the...
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COVID-19 Shutdown

COVID-19 – Update from HQ RAF Air Cadets In line with the latest Government guidelines and to protect the health of our Air Cadets and Adult Volunteers, all face-to-face activity is suspended as of 1600hrs on March 17th until further notice. Further updates will be issued in due course via the CoC to all cadets....
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Scotlands Secret Bunker Visit

Cadets and staff from 470 braved Storm Dennis and travelled up to Fife on Saturday 15th February 2020 for an educational visit to one of our favourite attractions, Scotland’s (not-so) Secret Bunker! For many of those attending it was their first time visiting a unique piece of Cold War history and something that went unnoticed...
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Reach for the Sky!

A group of lucky cadets (and one member of volunteer staff!) made the trip through to 4 AEF based at Glasgow Airport on Saturday 18th January 2020 to undergo Air Experience Flights in the Tutor training aircraft. Thankfully they were met with clear skies so all cadets and one member of staff got the opportunity...
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Glider Simulator Training @ RAF Kirknewton

Four cadets from 470 (Falkirk) Squadron recently attended RAF Kirknewton on January 12th 2020 to complete the Part Task Trainer course otherwise known as Glider Simulator Training. This important ground based training for the Viking Glider is completed at RAF Kirknewton prior to the commencement of Glider flights so that the cadets can develop their...
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Merry Christmas!

The Cadets, Volunteer Staff and Civilian Committee of 470 (Falkirk) Squadron wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. The Squadron is now on stand down returning to our normal parade timetable on Tuesday 7th January 2020.

Morrisons Bag Pack 2019

On Saturday 14th December 2019, cadets and staff from 470 Squadron attended the Morrison’s supermarket in Falkirk to bag pack to aid Squadron funds for 2020’s activities. After a very busy day packed with Christmas shoppers we raised a fantastic total of £978.68! On behalf of all the Cadets, Staff and Civilian Committee we thank...
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