Warfare in News


Posted on Friday 5th February

For the past 75 years, generations of aviation and adventure lovers have been enjoying the opportunities and services provided by ATC.

To celebrate the Air Training Corps 75th birthday, the RAF Museum will be presenting temporary exhibits in London and Cosford from February 8-12, 2016.

The exhibitions, that feature original artefacts from the museum's collection, will explore the organisations history, activities and training that they have completed over the years.

Royal Air Force Museum London are allowing visitors the chance to sit in the cockpit of a Grob Viking Glider! How exciting is that!

Further Reading

Horizons - The History of the Air Cadets

Only £35.00

Horizons - The History of the Air Cadets

(Hardback - 450 pages)
by HR 'Ray' Kidd OBE

Although the first air cadet unit was raised in Bournmouth in 1928, the first squadrons to be formed in a privately funded national organisation were part of the Air Defence Cadet Corps in 1938. Thousands of youngsters joined and were able to learn about aircraft, aerodynamics, navigation, mechanics and other subjects not taught in schools. The organization was to become known as The Air Training Corps (ATC) and as war loomed it was considered a… Read more...

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