Welcome to Malmesbury Squadron Air Training Corps
Commanding Officers Foreword
The Air Training Corps (ATC or ‘Air Cadets’) offers an incredible range of activities and training for young people from 12 years old and school year 8 upwards.
Malmesbury (992) Squadron has a dedicated team of Commissioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Civilian instructors who hold qualifications in many different areas, allowing us to run all kinds of activities – from adventure training and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, to live rifle firing, clay target shooting, radio training, fieldcraft, first aid, and foot drill.
All of the activities we offer use the appropriate staff, and most are at very low (or no) cost to the cadet. We are funded by the RAF and MOD to enable us to offer flying and gliding, which includes solo & pilot development schemes, week 'camps' to active RAF Stations here, and overseas!
Air Cadets can also achieve individual qualifications - Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards, National Navigation Awards, and BTEC qualifications. However, the most important things a cadet will gain are life skills - leadership, teamwork, communication, problem solving, public speaking and perhaps most importantly integrity and self-discipline.
Have a look around our website, and maybe you’ll see some areas that you might like to have a go at. There’s a lot to try, loads to get involved with, people to meet, lifelong friends to make and places to go and most importantly memories to be made in our quest for venture adventure.
- Flight Lieutenant Nigel Alden-Fenn RAF VR(T)
992 (Malmesbury) Squadron