Our new girls ZH206 and ZH207 have done us proud this weekend for our first flying weekend. They have been put to bed for some well earned rest. Like our instructors they will be ready and raring to take to the skies next weekend, They will hopefully be joined later this week by a 3rd so watch this space!!! Thank you to everyone who has been following our updates over the weekend.
. Sunday 18th September 2016 saw another fantastic achievement and another step closer to operations at RAF Topcliffe, As flying entered its second day at RAF Topcliffe we saw another milestone achieved as the first 645 VGS only crew got airborne. This afternoon Officer Commanding 645 VGS Sqn Ldr Steve Hughes and Chief Flying Instructor Flt Lt Alan Crowley donned their parachutes and headsets and walked out to ZH207. As they taxied out OC 645 gave a smile and a thumbs up as t
On Saturday 17th September 2016 the Grob Vigilant of 645 VGS at RAF Topcliffe took to the skies again. In April 2014 the decision was made to pause all Air Cadet gliding throughout the organisation. This was a difficult decision made in order future proof Air cadet gliding, safeguard its future and to ensure the air worthiness of the fleet. Since then work has been ongoing in the background to get the fleet back in the air and the squadron has been under the guidance of No2 f