Meet our new Corporals!

  Posted on 20 July 2017 by 473 (Hartlepool) Sqn. ATC

Last parade night (20th July 2017) 473 Hartlepool squadron welcomed two new NCOs to the team. Cpl Chaffer and Cpl Kadhim are the two newest members of the NCO team after putting in a lot of hard work and fighting off some hard competition. The two new NCOs  were two of four cadets who went …

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First Air BP Sterling Pilot Scholarship awarded to Alex May

  Posted on 20 August 2015 by 473 (Hartlepool) Sqn. ATC

The first Air BP Sterling Pilot Scholarship, which was launched this January to assist an aspiring UK based pilot with little or no experience of flying to achieve a Private Pilots Licence (PPL), has been awarded to Alex May. The scholarship will enable the 19 year old Air Cadet from Hartlepool to complete his PPL …

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Squadron Dining In 2014

  Posted on 9 April 2015 by CWO Alexander T May

On Friday 19th December 2014 473 squadron held its annual Dining in night and presentation evening. Guests included Her Majesty’s Lord lieutenant, Mrs Sue Snowdon, RAF Odiham Station Commander, Group Captain Rich Maddison RAF, Region Music Officer (North) Flt Lt Max Puller RAFVR(T) and representatives from the local RAFA branch. The night started with the …

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QAIC 6 Passed!

  Posted on 24 February 2015 by 473 (Hartlepool) Sqn. ATC

CWO Alex May has finished QAIC 6! QAIC is the Qualified Aerospace Instructors Course, and is one of the most lucrative courses within the ATC. The idea of this course is to produce Qualified Aerospace Instructors (QAI’s) who are capable of running the Regional Activities Centres (RAC’s) around the country to ensure that all cadets …

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A New Pilot…

  Posted on 16 November 2013 by CWO Martin Murphy

On the 8th of June, Cadet Warrant Officer Martin Murphy was awarded with his Grade 1 Pilots wings. This means that Martin is now able to take other cadets flying in a Gliding Induction Course. On the 22nd of June Martin flew his first ever cadet passenger. “It was a cloudy and windy day but …

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