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Air Training Corps
2502 (Hamilton) Squadron
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About ATC
Formed on the 5 February 1941, Air Cadet Organisation (ACO), better known as the 'Air Cadets', is a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 12 (in year 8 at school) and 17 years. Cadets can stay on for a further 2 years past the age of 18 as a Staff Cadet instructor. With over 900 squadron throughout the UK, their is a squadron near you. To find a squadron near you go to http://www.raf.mod.uk/aircadets/findasquadron/.

We're sponsored by the Royal Air Force and can give you hands-on experience of activities and courses that will challenge and develop your skills to help you succeed in whatever you want to do.

The Air Cadet Organisation (ACO) is made up of two areas:

  • Air Training Corps - The ATC is the RAF's cadet force, divided into six regions, 36 wings and more than 900 squadrons within communities around the UK
  • Combined Cadet Force (RAF) - The CCF (RAF) is our section of the CCF which is made up of cadets from all three services, coming together in approximately 200 independent and state schools across the country
Our aims are to:
  • Promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force among young people
  • Provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life
  • Encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship
And there's one more important thing - it's a lot of fun!

So who is the Air Cadets for?

Any young person aged between 12 and 17 and either have an interest in Aviation, the Royal Air Force, the wider armed forces or just looking for a new challenge and meet like minded people. We are a diciplined uniformed organisatiosn with close ties to the Royal Air Force. We wear the uniform and are often represent the Royal Air Force in the local area.

We have uniformed mebers of staff (Commissioned Officers and Non Commissioned Officer) as well as Civilian instructors. They are responsible for the running and training on the squadron. If you are over 20 and think you could offer somthing to the squadron then email JoinUs@HamiltonAirCadets.org.uk and someone will be in contact.

We have a number of Staff and Committee vacancies, you have check these roles out on our Recruitment and Vacancies Page.
2502 Squadron ATC
2502 Squadron ATC

Monday 27th September 2021 at 7:30pm

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