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  • For the cadets of 1279 (Melton Mowbray) Squadron, Royal Air Force Air Cadets, their recent virtual parade night was no ordinary evening. Whilst it promised to be a fun and challenging night for the cadets, they were joined by a special guest to make the evening that much more memorable. After being put forward by their Wing Commander back in February to host a special guest during a virtual session, the squadron were informed in early March that they had been selected to host Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Richard Maddison OBE MA RAF. AVM Maddison is the Air Officer Commanding (AOC) 22 Group RAF, which is the part of the RAF that the Air Cadets comes under. The AOC joined the squadron alongside Wing Commander Andy Pass RAFAC, Officer Commanding South and East Midlands Wing, to get to understand what activities are taking place around the organisation and to get… Read More »


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