150 (City of Oxford) Squadron

150 Squadron is proud to be one of the oldest squadrons in Thames Valley wing, and we can trace our history back to the formation of the Air Training Corps in 1941 and its predecessor organisation the Air League's Air Defence Cadet Corps. 150 Sqn is located in Marsden, Oxford and focuses on aviation from making aircraft model kits to helping look after a Vulcan bomber at weekends

Latest News for: 150

Wing Drill Day

Over 100 cadets from around Thames Valley Wing attended a wing drill day.

Wing Warrant Officer, WO Uzzell said:

This activity brings resources and instructors together to provide drill training and a taster of different forms of drill for the whole Wing

Successful first Initial Weapons Training of the year

This weekend at RAF Benson Cadets from across Thames Valley Wing met for the first session of a year-long programme of initial weapons training and live fire. 15 cadets left with a trained shot badge and a further 2 gained the marksman badge. Our next session is planned for March with details already available through Cadet Portal.

150 Squadron enjoy the countryside

On Saturday the 19th of March 150 Squadron cadets and adult volunteers undertook a day walk out in the Oxfordshire countryside. They had a great day out with five cadets using the walk to consolidate the expedition and adventure training skills to achieve the finish their first class cadet training.

Radio and Cyber Success

During the recent lock down period, Thames Valley Wing of the RAF Air Cadets moved to using online platforms to continue activities for our cadets. 217 of our air cadets have completed radio communications and cyber security training courses during this time and we even trained 10 adult volunteers as instructors.

The radio communications and cyber security training is highly beneficial to the cadets, as it improves their knowledge of cyber security, social media safety and how to protect themselves and their devices from malware and viruses. Continue reading

Thames Valley Wing goes maritime!

Thames valley Wing undertook a multi activity training weekend staying onboard HMS Bristol, a Royal Navy destroyer docked in Portsmouth and used as a training facility. Our cadets participated in training for first aid, leadership, instructional techniques, NCO command training for Junior and Senior NCOs and weapons handling and safety training.