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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Remembrance 2019

At this time of year, 470 Squadron takes time to reflect on the sacrifice made by the members of our Armed Forces and those that have died in conflict to allow us the freedoms we enjoy each and every day. We provide an essential uniformed presence at a number of events supporting our local community:...
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Asda Bag Pack 2019

On Saturday November 2nd, cadets and staff from 470 embarked on another bag pack to boost funds in aid of our strategic Squadron projects for 2020. ASDA Falkirk was kind enough to host us for a full day of fund raising. The cadets were very well presented and they all worked extremely hard throughout the day...
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470 Shooting Stars Triumph Again!

470’s shooting team’s have continued their recent run of success by defending the Scotland & Northern Ireland Regional Skill At Arms Trophy this year. With strong competition from seasoned teams at 1019 (Stirling) and 1297 (Stonehaven) Squadrons they edged the overall win for a second year in a row. We also had two successful results...
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470 Induction Night

Tonight we welcome all our new recruits to 470 (Falkirk) Squadron as they embark on their initial training with the RAF Air Cadets. If you missed the Open Night then don’t worry you can come down this evening at 7pm and register with the unit. The way to get started is to quit talking and...
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