Appointment of Lord-Lieutenant’s Cadet

Ayr based RAF Cadet George Leslie (18), a pupil at Ayrshire College, has been appointed as the Lord Lieutenant’s Cadet.
The Lord-Lieutenant Sheriff Iona McDonald OBE recently attended 137 (Ayr & Prestwick Squadron to present him with his Certificate of Appointment. On the same evening he was also presented with his Certificate of Promotion to the rank of Cadet Warrant Officer by Wing Commander Haley RAFAC. Cadet Warrant Officer is the highest rank that  is possible for a cadet to achieve.
George has been a Cadet for just over 5 years and in this time he has achieved much with the RAF Air Cadets. He has represented the United Kingdom at prestigious events such as the International Air Cadet Exchange where he visited Canada for 2 weeks with the Royal Canadian Air Cadets.  George has also gained valuable qualifications in leadership, first aid, aircraft knowledge as well as his Duke of Edinburgh Award. Attendance at camps and training weekends across the UK has also been a key part of his cadet life.
George commented "The RAF Cadets has given me so much in terms of both enjoyment and personal development. I would encourage all young people to come along to our Squadron and see the many activities that are open to them"
Flight Lieutenant Stuart Leslie, Officer Commanding Ayr & Prestwick RAFAC commented on the appointment "CWO G Leslie has worked hard in his time with the Cadets and achieved much. I wish him well in both his new rank and appointment and in the many opportunities open to him in future years".
Any young people interested in joining the RAF Air Cadets should contact Pilot Officer David McKay RAFAC by email at