346 Tynemouth Sqadron

The ATC is part of the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO), better known as the ‘Air Cadets’. We’re a UK-wide Cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 13 and 20 years.

Contact Information

346 Tynemouth Sqn,
Military Road,
North Shields,
NE30 2AB

Phone: 0191 289 3707
Email: 346@aircadets.org
Web: http://www.346sqn.co.uk


Red Arrow Jets In To Meet Air Cadets

Air cadets are on cloud nine after a high-flying member of the Red Arrows aerobatic display team dropped in to see them.

Tyneside-born Squadron Leader Ruth Shackleton is the ‘Reds’ team manager.

And the 39 year old who grew up in South Shields and Northumberland took time out of her busy schedule to deliver an inspiring […]

By |October 26th, 2014|General|0 Comments|

Air Cadets Have a Diamond Time at Annual Awards

As they have done for the past six decades, air cadets at 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron have celebrated a year of successes by handing out a raft of top honours.

A capacity audience of family and friends gathered to see the cadets pick up accolades for everything from the best academic results to skills and community […]

By |October 12th, 2014|General|0 Comments|

Air Cadets On High After African Adventure

Teenage air cadets have returned home after working with an impoverished African community on a once-in-a-lifetime expedition.

The youngsters spent three weeks in South Africa labouring on a life-changing project, trekking, visiting battlefields and big game spotting on safari.

Now the five girls and eight boys from 346 (Tynemouth) and 404 (Morpeth) Squadrons have spoken of […]

By |September 14th, 2014|General|0 Comments|
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    Red Arrow Pilot’s Widow Inspires Air Cadets to Greater Heights

Red Arrow Pilot’s Widow Inspires Air Cadets to Greater Heights

Air cadets are flying high after the widow of Red Arrows’ pilot Jon Egging paid them a surprise visit.

Dr Emma Egging called in to 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC ahead of taking part in this year’s landmark Bupa Great North Run, which became the first race of its kind in the world to see the […]

By |September 6th, 2014|General|0 Comments|

Air Cadets Jet Off to Africa

Teenage air cadets from Tynemouth and Morpeth are preparing to embark on a life-changing expedition to South Africa.

The 13 cadets and two adult staff will spend three weeks volunteering in an impoverished community, visiting battlefields, trekking and will even have the chance to go on safari.

The five girls and eight boys aged between 15 […]

New Squadron Website

We’re delighted to be working on the new Squadron website and hope to have it ready for you by the end of Q1 2014.

There will be further developments as the year continues, watch this space!

By |January 7th, 2014|General|0 Comments|

Air Cadets Bag £1,800 For Squadron

Generous supermarket customers have helped teenage air cadets raise an astonishing £1,800 for their squadron.

The cadets from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC have spent the last two weekends packing shopping bags at Morrisons’ supermarket in Preston Grange, North Tyneside.

And the youngsters aged 13 to 19 who turned out in full uniform were well rewarded for […]

Air Cadets Help Poppy Appeal Take Flight

Teenage air cadets have been playing their part in remembering the nation’s war dead and survivors past and present by joining the Poppy Appeal frontline.

The youngsters from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC have thrown their weight behind this year’s push on Poppy sales by spending the last two weekends collecting for the annual Royal British […]

Raise a Cuppa for Air Cadets

Young air cadets from North Tyneside are hoping their latest fundraising effort will be everyone’s cup of tea.

Cadets’ from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC will be holding a Battle of Britain coffee morning on September 14 at North Shields Methodist Church in the town’s Hawkeys Lane.

At the same time the squadron’s cadets will also be […]

Air Cadets Reach New Heights with Surprise Cash Boost

Air cadets are flying high after fundraising efforts to buy a new state-of-the-art flight simulator were given a surprise cash boost.

346 (Tynemouth) Squadron Air Training Corps needs the piece of high tech kit so cadets can experience the thrills and potential spills of taking to the skies while keeping their feet firmly on the […]