607 (Wearmouth) Squadron Royal Air Force Air Cadets
607 (Wearmouth) SquadronRoyal Air Force Air Cadets

COVID 19 Update

UPDATED 19.05.2020

 

Currently, the Royal Air Force Air Cadets are following all PHE and UK Government  guidelines in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 

 

In response to COVID-19 and to keep all our cadets and adult volunteers safe:

 

All RAFAC face-to-face activity is suspended.

 

Below is a representative but not exhaustive list of activity that has been or is being cancelled

 

Current Qualified Aerospace Instructors Course with all remaining students to graduate as though they had completed the course

Current Junior Leaders Course with all remaining students to graduate as though they had completed the course

Easter Camps

2020 International Air Cadet Exchange programme both outbound and inbound

All overseas trips

All Adult Training Flight courses until end May

Air Cadet Air Experience Flying

Air Cadet gliding until end of May

Tayside Aviation Flying Scholarships

All Air Cadet Road Marching up to and including Nijmegen 2020

Royal International Air Tattoo

Summer camps 

 

The Squadron senior management team is currently delivering a Virtual Parade Night programme through Microsoft Teams. Cadets can find what activities are going on through Cadet Portal. Keep an eye out on all of our communication methods. 

 

As the government eases its restrictions on daily life the Air Cadet Management board will assess when and how face to face contact will happen within the organisation. We will keep you updated of any changes but currently this is not expected to change prior to August 2020.

 

As always the Squadron staff can be contacted via email at 607@aircadets.org 

 

Stay Safe - Protect yourself and your family 

News

Cadets celebrate ATC Sunday 

Cadets across the country celebrated the 79th anniversary  of formation of the Air Training Corps on Sunday 2nd February 2020.

 

607 (Wearmouth) Squadron was no different, we joined in celebrations and a service of thanksgiving at St. Andrews Church in Newcastle upon Tyne. 

 

The Air Training Corps, part of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets organisation, was formed by royal warrent on the 5th February 1941 and Air Cadets mark this date with celebrations on the closest Sunday to the anniversary, the Sunday is referred to as ATC Sunday. ATC Sunday is always a great opportunity for reflection and thanks for the organisation that a brought us all together with a shared interest.

All Face to  Face activity has been cancelled until the end of May at the earliest

 

UPDATED 20.03.2020 21:50

 

Currently, the Royal Air Force Air Cadets are following all NHS guidelines in response to COVID-19(Coronavirus). 

 

In response to COVID-19 and to keep all our cadets and adult volunteers safe:

 

All RAFAC face-to-face activity is suspended until the end of May