1391 (Romsey) Air Training Corps

The Romsey School



SO51 8ZB


Tel: 01794 518111 (Parade Nights Only)


7pm - 9:30pm Tuesdays & Fridays

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Latest News

Starting Age Change



From September 2014 cadets can join as soon as they start Year 8 at school


Updated 29/08/14 by CI J Whalvin 

Corps Champion!


Congratulations to Cdt Eleanor Prinsep who won the corps cross country over this weekend. Eleanor was part of a 20 person team from the south west region, including 2 more from the squadron. Well Done!


Updated 25/03/14 by Flt Lt B Green

New Staff

We now have two new Civilian Instructors on the squadron! Mr Chase has joined after a break from the corps and Mr Dodd has continued on from his cadets service.


Updated 07/04/14 by CI D Bungay





The ATC operates an academic syllabus that provides cadets with aviation knowledge through a structured classification system and practical flying training, and leads to a BTEC Certificate Level 2 in Aviation Studies.

First Class is awarded once the cadet has gained a fundamental understanding across the Air Cadet syllabus and passes out of Initial Training.

Leading is the second classification badge and is awarded after the cadet has passed a multiple choice exam in each of the following subjects, Principles of Flight; Airmanship; Basic Navigation.

This classification entitles the cadet for a BTEC Award in Aviation Studies equivalent to 1 GCSE at A-C

Senior is the next classification gained which is achieved after successfully passing a multiple choice exam in 3 of the following subjects, Piston Engine Propulsion; Jet Engine Propulsion; Rocketry; Aircraft Handling and Flying Techniques; Air Power; Airframes; Avionics and Aircraft Electrical Systems; Military Aircraft Systems; Basic Air Navigation; Basic Principles of Pilot Navigation; Advanced Radio and Radar; Data Communications.


Master Cadet is the final classification awarded following successful completion of a further 3 exams. These 3 exams are the topics not taken at the previous level.

This classification entitles the cadet for a BTEC Certificate in Aviation Studies equivalent to 2 GCSEs at A-C.

The Instructor Cadet lanyard is awarded to cadets who successfully complete a Cadet Methods of Instruction Course; this enables them to teach fellow cadets.

Cadets who wish to be considered for Cadet Warrant Officer must have achieved this classification.