New headquarters celebrations for Exmouth Air Cadets

PUBLISHED: 15:03 16 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:03 16 January 2018

Air Cadets from Exmouth 299 Squadron celebrated moving into their new purpose-built headquarters almost two years after leaving their old building.

Air Cadets from Exmouth 299 Squadron celebrated moving into their new purpose-built headquarters almost two years after leaving their old building.

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Exmouth Air Cadets new HQ, near the top of Phear Park, includes a 25metre range for target shooting. The building has a drill hall and several classrooms for practical and academic lessons.

Air Cadets from Exmouth 299 Squadron celebrated moving into their new purpose-built headquarters almost two years after leaving their old building.

The new HQ, near the top of Phear Park, includes a 25m range for target shooting. The building has a drill hall and several classrooms for practical and academic lessons.

Currently the cadets are studying towards a BTec in aviation studies; those over the age of 14 are working towards Duke of Edinburgh awards and expeditions.

A team of cadets will this take part in this year’s Ten Tors event; others are training for the Nijmegen four-day march in Holland; they will cover 100 miles over the four days.

Anyone interested in joining the Air Training Corps should go to www.299exmouth.com for more information.

There will be a new intake of cadets on Tuesday, February 6.

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