CPL Daniel Robinson reports on his first helicopter flight – 6 April 2013 Early morning on the 6th of April, CPL Robinson, LAC Drummond and UO Asbery were on the way to Palmerston North for Helicopter flying with Helipro. This was my first flight in a helicopter, and I didn’t know what to expect. Of … Read more
Congratulations to Sergeants Logan Cane and Kadin Fowler, Corporal Kathy Player and Acting Corporals Aidan Drummond and Alexander Ogilvie who were promoted earlier this evening. Sergeants Logan Cane and Kadin Fowler’s promotions come following successful completion of the SNCO Course and Corporal Kathy Player’s promotion arises following sucessful completion of the JNCO Course.
Corporal Kadin Fowler reports on his recent attendance at the SNCO Course: I was quite eager to attend the Senior Non Commissioned Officer (“SNCO”) course when I was preparing myself to leave for it. The SNCO course is the second leadership course a cadet will undertake nationwide and follows on from the Junior NCO course. … Read more
On the 12th April a group of No. 41 Sqn cadets and officers packed their rucsacs for the weekend and stayed at TS Taupo for the night, where we completed a kit check and a few other admin tasks. The following morning was misty and wet as we left TS Taupo in a variety of … Read more
Leading Air Cadet Kathy Player reports on her recent attendance on the JNCO Course at RNZAF Base Ohakea: This term I was selected to attend the Central Area Junior NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer) course at RNZAF Base Ohakea. The course was in the first week of the school holidays, from the 20th to the 27th of … Read more
Corporal Logan Cane reports on his recent attendance on the SNCO Course at RNZAF Base Ohakea: From the 27th of April to the 4th of May I attended the Senior NCO Course for Central Area cadets, which was held at RNZAF Base Ohakea. Spending a week living at Ohakea in itself was a different experience … Read more
Cpl Logan Cane reports on the Commonwealth Day ceremony on the 11th March 2013. On the 11th of March myself along with CPL Haenga-Sutton, CPL Eagle and LAC Gordon were selected to bear the Commonwealth Flag for the Commonwealth Day ceremony held at the Cathedral of St Paul’s in Wellington. Also there were students from … Read more
On Saturday 20 April 2013, members of 41 Squadron, T.S. Taupo and the City of Porirua Cadet Corps Unit assisted the Porirua RSA with the Poppy appeal at the Porirua market. Below is a photo of the team.
Congratulations to LAC Aiden Drummond who was awarded the 2013 RNZAF Association Wellington Branch Flying Scholarship of $1,000. This will be put towards his power flying training. Picture below is Mr Peter Crotty, the ATC Liaison Officer for the RNZAF Association Wellington Branch, congratulating and awarding the Flying Scholarship to LAC Aiden Drummond.