In Celebration.12 Cadets from 51 (Orton) Air Cadet Squadron had the great honour of joining JROTC cadets and the 501st Combat Support Wing at RAF Alconbury for the Retreat Parade. The parade organised by the station was in the honour of the Lord Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire Sir Hugh Duberly KCVO, CBE to mark the start of his final year in his current position before his retirement. .. ................ Click here
We Shall Remember Them.We Shall Remember Them - and it was exactly that act of Remembrance that 51 (Orton) Squadron Air Training Corp (ATC) completed on Sunday by joining with other military organisations such as RAF Wittering, The Royal British Legion and other Youth Cadet Forces.. ................ Click here
Helping Out in the Community.Some 20 plus cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron attended Ferry Meadows in Peterborough last night to support the many women and children raising money in the fight against cancer in the form of the race of life event.. ................ Click here
Health and Safety Gold Award.Thank you for reading past the title as I know many will find the title a little less than exciting, but all the same it is one of the most important opportunities that the Air Training Corp can offer not just their cadets but their staff alike. ................ Click here
Promtion Well Deserved.A member of 51 Orton ATC Squadron was flying high this week at the announcement of his promotion. ................ Click here
74 Years On.I hereby solemnly promise on my honour To serve my Unit loyally and to be faithful to my obligations as a member of the Air Training Corps. I further promise to be a good citizen and to do my duty to God and the Queen, my country and my Flag. ................ Click here
Squadron NewsLetter.The members of 51 (Orton) Squadron would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. Please click here to see our latest Newsletter................ Click here
Promotions Shock.Corporal Gabby Eason-Edge and Cadet Kieran Robinett were taken aback with the latest promotions at 51 (Orton) Squadron. Whilst on final parade Corporal Gabby Eason-Edge had the pleasant surprise of being promoted to the rank of Sergeant by Wing Staff Officer Squadron Leader Rob Bradshaw................ Click here
Rededication and Dedication Service.SFive cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron FS Logan Robinett, Sgt Conor Wells, Sgt Patrick Wells, Cdt Adam Pieczonka and Cdt Lucy Williamson joined dignitaries at Nene Park Academy in a service of re-dedication of their WW1 plaque............... Click here
Supporting the PinksSome twenty five plus Cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron spent their Tuesday evening handing out bottles of water, medals and giving loads of support at the Peterborough Race for Life Event.............. Click here
Cadets Unite with Guide Dogs
Seven Air Cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron spent their Sunday helping out the Anglian Region Guide Dog Organisation............. Click here
51 at No 10.
Cadet Lucy Williamson of 51 (Orton) Squadron, spent last Wednesday at No 10 Downing Street, and met with many Politicians as well as the Prime Minister Mr Daivd Cameron himself.............. Click here
Promotion Well Deserved.
Cadet Hannah Katalan-Graham, was shocked to be promoted to the rank of Corporal last week but accepted the promotion with much pride............. Click here
A See of Blue..
51 (Orton) Squadron cadets lined the tills of Tesco Serpentine Green on Saturday. The Squadron wants to extend a whole load of thanks to the Staff at Tesco’s and the massive generosity of the Peterborough people; these events could not be the success they are without their support............. Click here
Four Cadets from 51 (Orton) squadron, Air Training Corps (ATC) spent Sunday afternoon at RAF Cranwell, taking the controls of light aircraft.............. Click here
Some 17 Cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron had an early start on Sunday morning as they attended Bedford International Athletics Stadium along with 28 other squadrons to compete for top position at track and field events in the annual Wing Athletics competition.............. Click here
National Marching Band of the ACO - Twickenham 2014..
See our own Cadet Williamson as a member of the performance at Twickenham Stadium.
National Marching Band of the ACO - Portsmouth 2014..
See our own Cadet Williamson as a member of the performance at Portsmouth.
Promotions at 51 (Orton) Squadron..
Three Air Cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron have reached new heights in their Air Cadet career, having recently been promoted to the rank of Sergeant and Flight Sergeant.
Two loyal cadets were recently recognised for their hard work and dedication to the Squadron. Corporal Patrick Wells and Corporal Conor Wells were promoted to the rank of Sergeant. ............. Click here
Air cadets are celebrating after successfully passing their exams..
A number of cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron Air Cadets have been celebrating there success in passing recent classification exams.............. Click here
Junior NCO Success
Two cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron, Corporal Sam Avent and Cadet Hannah Graham joined 38 other cadets from across Beds and Cambs wing on the Junior Non Commissioned Office Course at RAF Henlow.............. Click here
First Class Cadet Trainees Pass out
Six Air Cadets from 51 (Orton) Squadron are celebrating passing their First Class examinations. Cadets Goodman, Purchase, Messina, Mills, Williamson and Elliott had to study a range of subjects including the History of the Royal Air Force, Airmanship, Radio Communications, Drill and discipline all under the watchful eye of Warrant Officer Gary Wilcox............. Click here
51 (Orton) Squadron has had its own drum core for over 2 years now, and has led many parades from Royal British Legion dedication service to being a regular at the Holme 1940’s weekend to name just a few. This successful band has developed under the command of Flight Sergeant Darren Smith who in recent months has started to incorporate Cymbals and Bell Lyre............ Click here
Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal 2012
It may have been a long time coming, however on Sunday 51 (Orton) Squadron’s Flight Sergeant Darren Smith was awarded his Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, by the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire Tony Worth............ Click here
Cadets Bring Holbeach to Stand Still
Every year Cadets throughout the Air Training Corp get together to celebrate ATC Sunday, and 2014 was no different. This year the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing Northern Sector met at Holbeach, where the local squadron 2430 (Holbeach) had organised a parade fitting for the occasion........... Click here