On the 28th July 2012, several Cadets turned up to Helipro in Paraparaumu for flying. For many of us it was our first flight. We all waited in the carpark watching planes take off and land and before we knew it we were being called in for a briefing. We learnt about the aircraft we … Read more
Following our shooting training weekend, the target shooting program kicked off on Sunday. The top six results were: – U/O McLeod 78 – W/O Asbery 72 – U/O McLeod 70 – CDT Balia 70 – LAC Robinson 69 – CPL Fowler 66
LAC Robinson’s report on the Junior Leaders Course, the 7th to the 14th of July: “On the 6th of July, 2012, the bus pulled up at Porirua long distance bus stop. Myself and Haenga-Sutton, two out of the three lucky representatives of 41 Squadron, fortunate enough to be going on the course, packed our stuff … Read more
LAC Hohepa Haenga-Sutton reports on his experiences on the latest Junior Leaders Course, also known as the Junior NCO Course: “I was quite nervous as I found myself boarding the bus to RNZAF Base Ohakea, for the Junior Leaders Course in the second week of the holidays. The Junior Leaders Course is a course designed … Read more
Congratulations to Kathy Player who was promoted to the rank of Leading Air Cadet (LAC) on Monday 25 June 2012. Promotion to LAC follows succesful completion of the first years training syllabus and proven ability of being able to perform the marker position on parade.
No. 41 Squadron will be actively recruiting up to 20 new recruit cadets at the start of Term 3 2012. On Monday 13th August any interested potential new recruits can attend a New Recruits Evening at 6.30pm at TS Taupo and join the squadron. On either Saturday 1st or Sunday 2nd September there will be … Read more
W/O Kendall Brown’s report on the Bomber Command Memorial Dedication trip is below: From the 19th June to the 7th July, I had the fortune to be 1 of 2 Air Cadets selected nationwide to attend the unveiling and dedication of a memorial to RAF Bomber Command by HM Queen Elizabeth II in London. The … Read more
LAC Kathy Player reports on the recent Basic Bushcraft camp below: This year, the Air Cadets of 41 Squadron were joined by a number of Sea Cadets from T.S. Taupo Sea Cadet Corps on our Basic Bushcraft camp from the 25th-27th of May. We turned up at the T.S. Taupo building on Friday in civilian … Read more