Staff and NCO's at 2523
We have a mix of both uniformed and non-uniformed staff at 2523 enabling us to give a full experience of every activity the Air Cadets has to offer.
NCO's are cadets that have been promoted after proving leadership ability. Although still cadets, our NCO team are responsible for delivering some training and teaching cadets, especially in the early phases of cadet training.
FLT LT GAVIN TENNISON
Officer Commanding 2523
Flight Lieutenant Tennison has been an active member of the Air Training Corps for many years.
Gavin's responsibility on the squadron is executive management, and he is often reffered to as simply "The Boss".
After a successful career as an engineer in the RAF, Gavin then made good use of his transferable skills in the civilian world starting in private business aviation and now in the pharmaceutical industry.
A keen aviator, Gavin holds a private pilots license and enjoys flying as part of the private RAF Flying Club.
PLT OFF BRADLEY WRIGHT
Pilot Officer Wright returned to the squadron in 2016 having previously been a cadet on the squadron from 2003 to 2006.
Bradley's responsibilities on squadron are for cadet and staff development and ensuring the squadron has a full and varied programme of activities.
Bradley's career has been exclusively in the civilian world and includes both private business aviation publishing and chocolate manufacturing.
Also a keen aviator, holding a private pilots license, Bradley enjoys flying his PA28 from historic Duxford.
PLT OFF DEBBIE KEENAN
Pilot Officer Keenan became involved at 2523 as a parent of a cadet. Once bitten by the "cadet bug" Debbie gained her commission in 2019.
Debbie's responsibility on the squadron is largely the vital role of administration, but she does enjoy teaching when possible.
Managing teams of people in the biotechnology industry Debbie's keen eye for detail and precise management are the perfect qualities for a squadron adj.
Since joining the squadron Debbie has become a qualified assessor in first aid and leadership training.
CI PAUL ORTON
CI Orton is our outwards bounds expert, teaching not only D of E, but all expedition training from initial to advance.
CI JULIAN CARUANA
CI Caruana has a wealth of teaching experience. Covering subjects from across both the classification syllabus and progressive training syllabus.
CI CEEJAY CUBITT
CI Cubitt is an accomplished sports instructor and Linton cadets have reached wing, region and even national level competitions since Ceejay has been on squadron.