heads skywards for Burnham and Highbridge air cadets
off and landing practice, air navigation and aerobatics were just
some of the activities that this group of Air Cadets from Burnham
& Highbridge's 290 Air Squadron got up to during an action-packed
trainining session this week.
having a safety brief, putting on flying suits and helmets, the
cadets went up into the skies for a 30-minute flight from Colerne
airfield, near Bath.
cadets had the opportunity to get 'hands on' with the aircraft
and a structured program given by the pilots showed the cadets,
some of whom had never flown before, the experience of learning
how the aircraft is operated.
Officer Steve Warr, who took the cadets flying, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"You could tell the cadets loved the experience from the
smiles on their faces."
group meets every Thursday evening at 7.30pm and provides a wide
range of activities, varying from adventure and leadership training,
interested in joining should visit the unit, located in Highbridge
Road (opposite the entrance to the Sea Cadets access road in Cassis
Close) or call Flying Officer Chris Garrett on 07980 729980 or
Jeff Jackson on 01278 781649.