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Civilian Instructors

Civilian Instructors are members of staff at the squadron who do not wear a uniform. Despite this, they are extremely important members of staff who still take on roles such as training officer or squadron adjutant. Civilian Instructors bring with them invaluable skills and knowledge and teach the cadets a variety of subjects on parade nights.

Missing Piece

Civilian Instructor 
CI Philip Howard

Fire Officer and DofE

CI Phil Howard is a retired Fire Officer. He supports the site team with fire drills and tests.

During the Fire Service, Phil ran the Duke of Edinburgh Scheme and now continues to be the DofE organiser within the Squadron.


Phil attends Tuesday evenings and supports the staff as and when additoinal coverage is required. 

Missing Piece

Civilian Instructor 
CI Nathan Cox

CI Nathan Cox is an Ex Henlow cadet. He started out at 2484 Bassingbourne Sqn but relocated to Henlow. He achieving Cadet Warrant Officer (CWO). He aged out in 2023 and joined the Police Force.

CI Cox has stayed on as a member of staff to help bridge the gap between staff and cadet.  

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