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487 Squadron ATC
(Kingstanding and Perry Barr

Adventure Training

Within the Corps there are plenty of opportunites to participate in Adventure Training. This takes many forms, from simple map and compass work to expeditions lasting several days.

Cadets are trained in the various skill require to take part in these activites. These skills include:

The Squadron has use of an adventure training centre in the mountains of Wales, that is used regularly.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Air Training Corps is one of the biggest organisations that participates in the Duke of Edinburgh's award scheme. Thus there are plenty of opportunities for a cadet to gain a Bronze, Silver or Gold award. By being a member of the air cadets you are already working towards 2 of the 4 sections by attending the squadron activities.