High flying exam results for air cadets

Wisbech air cadets

Wisbech air cadets - Credit: Archant

Cadets from a Fenland air squadron recently passed their classification exams helping further their cadet careers.

The young people from 272 (Wisbech) Squadron Air Cadets include Ryan Newman, Jerin Matthew, Akshay Kishor, Josh Loosemore, Aleksander Walencik, John Goude Cameron Scott, Maddie Callaghan, Emma Clarke and Ben Ayling.

They all passed their Leading Cadet Classification Cadet Exams.

The exams test their knowledge of aircraft operation in the RAF, how those aircraft fly and coming back down to earth map based navigation skills.

Passing Leading Cadet is a big achievement considering these are the first formal exams sat by a cadet.


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With Leading Cadet done and dusted they are already studying towards their next qualification, Senior Cadet.

The results of the exams enable the cadets to take part in more varied activities within the corps including overseas camps.

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They were presented with their certificates and new badges by the Officer Commanding 272 (Wisbech) Squadron, Flight Lieutenant Colin Arnold RAFVR(T).

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