We equip learning with wings About Flying from RAF Wittering, with a town headquarters in Cambridge. Recruits around 30 students each year from local universities. Trains students in flying, leadership and adventurous training. Notable members include Sir Frank Whittle, the inventor of the jet engine. Weekly training Weekly training nights are held at the town headquarters during term time. Alongside this there is flying training from RAF Wittering, adventurous training throughout the year, sports competitions, ceremonial events, and social events punctuating the annual calendar.