967 Air Cadets

What are you doing this weekend?


Corps Marksmanship Badge

Corps Marksmanship Brassard Badge

One of the most popular activites within the ATC is shooting and the associated marksmanship skills.

From very early in your time as a Cadet we’ll teach you how to handle a weapon safely and shoot accurately. It requires a great deal of concentration and skill to hit a target consistently and accurately. As you develop your skills you’ll be given the opportunity to fire over longer distances with a variety of weapons. Everytime you shoot it’ll be working towards one of 4 Marksmanship badges:

  • Squadron
  • Wing
  • Region
  • Corps

Have a look at the pictures below to see what you might get up to…


Oct 15

967 Squadron Hosts Wing Weapons Training

Cadet’s from the Wing were recently invited to 967 Squadron for a day of weapons training. The day included training on the L98A2 Cadet GP rifle and the Lee Enfield No 8. Carrying out this training and passing the associated Weapons Handling Test is a pre-requisite for any Cadet to fire a weapon, so having…» Read More

May 14

Wing Training Day 2012

Cadets from 967 recently took part in the annual inter Squadron competition for Cumbria and Lancashire Wing at Kirkham Grammar School. Among the various competitions were Drill, Shooting, Aero-Modelling, First Aid and Aircraft Recognition. A big well done to all those who took part – you should be rightfully proud!

Apr 8

1st Class Development Weekend

Five Cadets from 967 Squadron recently took part in the Wing 1st Class Development Weekend at Halton Training Camp near Lancaster. On the weekend – specifically designed for new Cadets, all five had the opportunity to take part in map and Compass skills, Obstacle Course, Target Shooting, Drill, RadiosĀ and a Night Ex. All the Cadets…» Read More

Jun 2

Warton Wanderer – May 2011

The Cadets just after finishing the obstacle course

In May, 9 Cadets from 967 and 471 Squadrons took part in the annual Warton Wanderer Adventure Training weekend. The weekend gave all of the Cadets the opportunity to try out a variety of different activities including walking, shooting, the obstacle course and camp craft. It was a very busy weekend beginning with the arrival…» Read More