The unit will be at the Waitangi Day festival in Porirua on Wi Neera Drive with it’s flight simulators, looking for new recruits for 2018 – please come along and say “hello”.
The first parade night for 2018 is Tuesday 30th Jan from 6.30pm at TS Taupo. If you or anyone you know is keen to join the ATC in 2018 please bring them and their parent(s) or caregiver(s) along so we can talk to them about what we can offer.
During this week multiple cadets from all over the Central Area convened at Air Base Ohakea to partake in various leadership activities. These activities included squad handling, lesson planning and outdoor leadership – all aimed at making us more capable and confident cadets, and ultimately JNCO’s. From the course I have learnt some valuable skills … Read more
On Saturday 6th June the NCO’s had a training day at TS Taupo. The day focused on Drill and leading by example. All the attending NCO’s inspected each others uniforms and any issues were addressed by a visit to Store.
On Sunday 17th May a small contingent of advanced cadets deployed to Heli Solutions in Palmerston North for a flight in a Robinson R22 helicopter. The cadets were taken through a briefing, pre-flight checks and then took turns to head for the skies. Some flew along the river whilst others flew up and checked out … Read more
When I first arrived at Paraparaumu Airfield it was a hot day and I thought “Wow the view will be great” and it was! I went out to the Cessna 152 and hopped into the seat, where I was taken through the controls and what each one does by my pilot/instructor Josh. After that we … Read more
Over the weekend of the 27th to the 29th of March, the Squadron deployed to Kaitoke Regional Park to undertake the annual Squadron Bushcraft Camp. Despite the rather wet weather the cadets were taken through the basics of selecting and setting up a camp before learning about a variety of survival techniques. At the end … Read more
A number of cadets joined Pilot Officer Asbery to deploy and man the Squadron’s flight simulators at Te Rauperaha Arena in Porirua as part of the Festival of Elements celebration for Waitangi Day in order to complete the recruiting drive for the Squadron. Over the day the flight sims were kept busy with a constant … Read more
On Saturday 1st Feb as part of its recruitment drive, No. 41 Squadron deployed their flight simulators to North City mall in Porirua to give prospective new cadets a taste of flying. Of course any keen pilots who were between 13 and 15yrs old or Yr9+ at college were offered the opportunity to join the … Read more
Tomorrow, Saturday 1 February 2014, marks the beginning of our 2014 Recruiting Program with a presence at North City Plaza all day. Come along and have a chat to us, and even try your hand on a flight simulator. Recruiting will continue on Waitangi Day with a stall at the Festival of the Elements. Once … Read more