Cadets motor down memory lane with vintage vehicles

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Hemel Hempstead Army Cadets were in transports of delight during a special interest night with the theme of classic vehicles.

They learned how older vehicles worked and compared them to more modern successors, and also had a chance to inspect the controls and to sit inside the cars as well as kick start the motorbikes.

Jerry O'Donnell of Berkhamstead talks about his Riley RME 1954 1.5 litre car at the Hemel Hempstead Army Cadets held an interest night on the Monday 17th June 2013. The theme was classic vehicles. The cadets were taught about the how the older vehicles functioned and how they compared to modern day vehicles. They were invited to inspect the controls and to sit inside the cars as well as kick start the motorbikes. Image taken by Simon Webster.

Jerry O'Donnell of Berkhamstead talks about his Riley RME 1954 1.5 litre car at the Hemel Hempstead Army Cadets held an interest night on the Monday 17th June 2013. The theme was classic vehicles. The cadets were taught about the how the older vehicles functioned and how they compared to modern day vehicles. They were invited to inspect the controls and to sit inside the cars as well as kick start the motorbikes. Image taken by Simon Webster.

Maurice Pike of Tring brought along his Alvis TA14, registered in 1950, and two classic motorbikes while Jerry O’Donnell of Berkhamsted brought along his Riley RME 1954 1.5 litre motor.