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Cadet leader to run and cycle 80 miles for the RAF Air Cadets' 80th anniversary

Scunthorpe cadet leader Nigel Price will be running and cycling 80 miles for the RAF Benevolent Fund and the RAF Air Cadets in honour of the latter's 80th anniversary.

13 July 2021
Mike Ling

"They prepared me for so much of what I have achieved"

Mike Ling recalls how his grandad's encouragement saw him join the RAF Air Cadets, setting him on a path to success and creating lifelong memories.

8 April 2021
Air Cadets at event

Air cadets mark 80 years with £80,000 fundraising pledge

To mark the 80th anniversary of the RAF Air Cadets, the youth organisation has teamed up with the RAF Benevolent Fund to launch a campaign to raise £80,000.

12 April 2021

Two sisters to walk White Horse Trail in memory of their RAF veteran father

Two sisters from the south west will be walking the White Horse Trail, a 100-mile route through Wiltshire offering views of the eight white horses that are cut into the…

22 June 2021
Red Arrow

Red Arrows' David Simmonds on how the RAF Air Cadets inspired him to follow his dreams

As the RAF Air Cadets celebrate their 80th anniversary, Red Arrows pilot Flt Lt David Simmonds looks back on where it all began for him in the organisation.

Paul Godfrey

From Croydon to Space Command: Air Vice-Marshal Godfrey on the final frontier

In celebration of the RAF Air Cadet's 80th anniversary, we spoke to Air Vice-Marshal Paul Godfrey, the inaugural commander of the United Kingdom's new Space Command.

31 March 2021