Join as Staff

Volunteering with the Air Cadets is a great way to spend your free time and make friends along the way! It's also a great opportunity to give something back to your local community.  Joining our team will give you a chance to put your skills to use, no matter how diverse. All kinds of people make up our volunteer staff, coming from a range of backgrounds and interests. Maybe you have a knowledge of the Armed Forces (although this is by no means essential); maybe you have a background in outdoor activities or sports; maybe you have some aviation knowledge; or maybe you are just keen to develop and train young people.  You'll even get a chance to develop some...

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Join as a Cadet

To the join the Air Cadets as a cadet and enjoy the exciting range of activities that young people near you are experiencing you need to be aged between 12 (and in Year 8 at school) and 17 years old. If you would like to locate your nearest squadron you can contact Durham Northumberland headquarters on 0191 213 1919 or use our Squadrons page by clicking here. If you live outside this area visit the Squadron Locator section of the Air Cadet Website. Whichever squadron you choose to join you are guaranteed a friendly welcome; it is recommended that you take a parent to the squadron with you when you go and enquire. All cadets are required to follow a Cadet Code of Conduct which outlines...

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Squadrons

Tyne and Wear 111 (Sunderland) Sqn 131 (City of Newcastle) Sqn 324 (South Shields) Sqn 346 (Tynemouth) Sqn 361 (Gateshead) Sqn 607 (Wearmouth) Sqn 733 (Newcastle Airport) Sqn 861 (Wideopen) Sqn 1027 (Jarrow) Sqn 1114 (Gosforth) Sqn 1151 (Wallsend) Sqn 1156 (Whitley Bay) Sqn 1313 (Whickham) Sqn 1509 (Blaydon) Sqn 2214 (Usworth) Sqn 2344 (Longbenton) Sqn 2510 (West Denton) Sqn Northumberland 224 (Hexham) Sqn 242 (Cramlington) Sqn 404 (Morpeth) Sqn 1000 (Blyth) Sqn 1016 (Berwick) Sqn 1110 (Ashington) Sqn 1248 (Prudhoe) Sqn 1801 (Alnwick) Sqn 2522 (Bedlington) Sqn County Durham 36 (Hetton-le-Hole) Sqn 234 (City of Durham) Sqn 473 (Hartlepool) Sqn 1338 (Seaham) Sqn 1407 (Newton Aycliffe) Sqn 1409 (Consett) Sqn 1507 (Chester-le-Street) Sqn 1932 (Blackhall) Sqn 2505 (Bishop Auckland)...

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