The Air Training Corps is structured in a similar way to the Royal Air Force.


The Air Training Corps is headed by a senior RAF officer holding the rank of Air Commodore. She is known as the Commandant Air Cadets and is the only full-time serving RAF officer in the ATC, and she is based at Headquarters Air Cadets (HQAC), RAF Cranwell.


Assisting her is a very dedicated team of RAFVR(T) and RAFR officers, non-commissioned officers and civilian staff, which form the 11,000 adult volunteers, working from HQAC all the way down to squadron level. The following shows the corps structure in relation to our squadron.



Headquarters Air Cadets

Air Commodore Dawn McAfferty RAFR - Commandant Air Cadets
Group Captain John Lawlor RAFR - Chief of Staff, Air Cadets
HQAC Staff










North Region


Group Captain Mark Leeming OBE MA FInstLM MCIPD RAFR -

Regional Commandant


Squadron Leader Sue Gossow RAFR - Assistant Regional Commandant


Regional Staff Officers










Central & East Yorkshire Wing

Wing Commander Steve Wiggins RAFAC - Officer Commanding

Squadron Leader Joe Ayre RAFAC - Deputy Officer Commanding
Squadron Leader Adey Hanrahan RAFAC - Sector 2 Commander





739 Scarborough Squadron

Flight Lieutenant Steven Lewis RAFAC - Officer Commanding


Flying Officer John Brockbank RAFAC - Squadron Adjutant


Sergeant James Raw RAFAC - Squadron Discipline


Sergeant Roxanne Mennell RAFAC - Facilities


Civilian Instructor Megan Taylor - Sport

Civilian Instructor Deryck Thorp - 

Shooting, Fieldcraft & Training Officer


Civilian Instructor Michael Moore - First Aid, Welfare & Media










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