126 (City of Derby) Squadron Headquarters Opening Event

126 (City of Derby) Squadron had a formal parade
An audience made up of local dignitaries watched the parade
The crowd watched on as the cadets began to parade
The cadets preparing to parade
Lining up for inspection from the Air Commodore
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty inspected the cadets and discussed their cadet experiences
The Lord-Lieutenant also inspected the cadets
The VIPs spoke to many of the cadets
A short ceremony was held in the Drill Hall
Squadron Leader Ian Marshall MBE welcomed the visitors
Unveiling the plaque
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty and Squadron Leader Ian Marshall after she unveiled the plaque
Cadets showed off some of thier modelling work
The Aircraft Recognition Team explained how they prepare for competitions
Air Commodore speaking with Recruits about the Air Cadets
Recruits learn about the history of the Air Cadets and the squadron
Cadets demonstrated archery on the range
The Mayor of Derby tried out the archery
Cadets discussed thier training with the Air Commodore
The Rifle Drill Display Team
The Rifle Drill Display team showed off thier performance at Birmingham Military Tattoo
A fastjet flight simulator was used to demonstrate a mid air intercept
These cadets acted as air traffic controllers
The cadets used the flight simulator to demonstrate a real life manouvere
Demonstrating the tablet based flight simulator
The Air Commodore spoke with cadets about activities they participate in
Cadets showed the Lord Lieutenant and the Air Commodore the First Aid skills they had learnt
The cadets simulated an emergency to demonstrate First Aid skills
The First Aid Exercise featured a variety of injuries requiring differnt skills