470 (Falkirk) Sqn welcomes the top brass!

470 (Falkirk) Sqn rolled out the red carpet recently to welcome the Regional Commandant of the RAF Air Cadets in Scotland and Northern Ireland, Group Captain Sohail Khan. The Squadron was being inspected after being nominated as the South East Scotland Wing representative for the Lees Trophy – a competition to find the best ATC...
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ATC Sunday 2024

Celebrating the Corps Birthday! 470 cadets along with representatives from across South East Scotland Wing travelled to Kelso in the Borders for the annual ATC Sunday church service. Heres our very own FS Hughes reporting from the SESW bus via the RAF Air Cadets official facebook page!

Squadron Xmas Night

Last night, the squadron’s cadets and staff had an enjoyable night of 10-pin bowling for its last “Parade Night” of the year before our well-earned Christmas and New Year break. A huge big thank you to everyone who has made 2023 the huge success it has been, thank you to all of the Mums and...
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Sector Swimming Assessments

Well done to all the cadets that passed their basic and intermediate swimming assessments last night, you all did brilliantly! A special thanks to WO McCotter of 1333 Grangemouth Spitfire Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets for making this event happen.

Remembrance Day 2023

Supporting our local community through acts of Remembrance is of huge importance to the squadron and wider RAF Air Cadets. During the busy Remembrance weekend, we’ve been honoured to support the local communities of Falkirk and Grangemouth. Saturday saw our cadets join our colleagues from 867 Denny Squadron – RAF Air Cadets and 1333 –...
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Cadet NCO Promotions – Part 2

Last night the squadron continued to award cadets for showing commitment and excellent standards whilst carrying out their Air Cadet duties. Our latest spate of promotions reached its peak with our final two promotions. Not satisfied with having one Cadet Warrant Officer (CWO), we took the unusual step and promoted two cadets to the highest...
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Cadet NCO Promotions – Part 1

On Thursday, the squadron had the pleasure of awarding cadets for showing commitment and excellent standards whilst carrying out their Air Cadet duties. Promoted to Corporal and taking their first step on the cadet NCO ladder were Cpl Lewis Campbell, Cpl Callum Fraser, Cpl Euan Robertson and Cpl Hayley Marquis.. We wish them a very...
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Recruitment Event

Last night, we welcomed to the squadron our next batch of prospective recruits and their parents/guardians. Following a presentation by Flt Lt Gray about life within the squadron and the wider ATC, coffee and cake were served while the cadets showcased some of the activities the recruits could be getting involved with. We look forward...
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