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


Money Flies in to Help Air Cadets

Big-hearted shoppers have helped air cadets’ raise more than £1,300 for their squadron.

The cadets from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC spent the two days before Christmas packing bags at Morrisons’ supermarket in Preston Grange, North Tyneside.

And the youngsters aged 12 to 17 who turned out in full uniform with many in Santa hats too, were […]

By |December 28th, 2014|Community|0 Comments|

346 Appear on Made in Tyne & Wear

The Squadron has featured on the Made in Tyne and Wear TV channel when reporter Zoe Muldoon chatted to Brian Luke about his virtually unbroken 60 year association with 346, first as a cadet and then as an adult warrant Officer and now a civilian instructor in charge of the stores. His incredible achievement […]

By |December 17th, 2014|General|2 Comments|

Tynemouth Cadets Show Support for the Poppy

346 air cadets and Officer Commanding, Flt Lt Dan Laidler, were invited to share their stories of what Remembrance Day and wearing the Poppy means to them on Jonathan Miles’ mid-morning BBC Radio Newcastle show on November 7, 2014.

The Poppy is probably the most visible sign we have of honouring and remembering the fallen […]

By |November 7th, 2014|Community|0 Comments|

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 Appear on BBC Radio Newcastle

Three Cadets (2 from Tynemouth Squadron and 1 from Morpeth Squadron) accompanied by Flt Lt Laidler joined Jonathan Miles on his radio show on Thursday 24 August 2014 to talk about the upcoming expedition the Cadets are undertaking to South Africa.

The 13 cadets and two adult staff will spend three weeks volunteering in an […]

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 […]

Cadets Fall In To Help at Bolam Lake Country Park

Air cadets from Tynemouth flew to the rescue when the call came to help tidy up Bolam Lake Country Park.

The youngsters from 346 (Tynemouth) Squadron ATC swapped their attention from the skies to the ground when they spent the day at the Northumberland beauty spot as part of an ongoing conservation project.

The group alongside […]