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The Vigilant________________________________

The Grob 109B motor glider (pictured left), is known by the RAF as the Vigilant T1, and is used by the Air Cadet Organisation to give basic flying and gliding training to air cadets.

The Vigilant is currently used by 16 Volunteer Gliding Squadrons (VGS), located at various sites around the UK.  Their role is to train air cadets in basic flying techniques and to enable them to reach a standard where they are able to fly solo.
Courses available to the air cadets are the gliding induction course, the gliding scholarship course and the advanced gliding training course.

The Vigilant T1 aircraft is also used at the Air Cadet Central Gliding School, at Syerston, in Nottinghamshire, where it is used to train the VGS instructors.

viking  
The Viking_________________________________
The Grob G103A (pictured right), is known by the RAF as the Viking T1, and is also used by the Air Cadet Organisation to give basic gliding training to air cadets.
The Viking is currently used by 11 Volunteer Gliding Squadrons located at various sites around the UK.  Their role is to train air cadets to a standard that will allow them to fly solo.
Courses available to the air cadets are the gliding induction course, the gliding scholarship course and the advanced gliding training course.
The aircraft is used at the Air Cadet Central Gliding School, at Syerston, where it is used in the training of the VGS instructors.
The Viking T1 is a high performance sailplane, which can be winch-launched or aero-towed.
 

Vigilant T1

 
Number 3 Welsh Wing operates out of 2 Volunteer Gliding Squadrons, who both now fly the Vigilant T1.
No 634 VGS is located at RAF St. Athan   Website
No 636 VGS is located at Swansea Airport   Website
 
 
 
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