1861 (Wantage) Squadron

1861 (Wantage) SquadronSituated in the heart of the Vale of the White Horse, 1861 (Wantage) Squadron has been serving the towns of Wantage, Faringdon and the surrounding villages with opportunities and activities for aviation interested young people since 1941.

Latest News for: 1861

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.