Air cadets join mass parade to celebrate 75 years

Air Cadets In Big Blue Parade for Their 75th Anniversary PNL-160902-110304001
Air Cadets In Big Blue Parade for Their 75th Anniversary PNL-160902-110304001
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Air cadets from Bedfordshire squadrons marched in largest parade in their Wing’s history on the 75th Anniversary of the organisation.

Members of 134 (Bedford), (207) Cranfield, (1985) Flitwick and (2462) Oakley squadrons joined a parade of 750 cadets and 75 staff to march through the city of Ely, celebrating what is known as “ATC Sunday”.

Air Cadets In Big Blue Parade for Their 75th Anniversary PNL-160902-110251001

Air Cadets In Big Blue Parade for Their 75th Anniversary PNL-160902-110251001

Wing Commander Tony Kelly said gathering so many cadets and staff was “an opportunity for the whole Wing to come together to start a year of celebration and pride in our achievements”.

A new Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing banner was dedicated at the event.