2211 (Bracknell) Squadron

2211 Squadron is located on the former Royal Air Force staff college grounds in Bracknell.

As a 2211 Squadron air cadet you get the opportunity to take part in many activities including learning to fly, learning to shoot, going on residential visits to RAF stations, and many sports activities. During Squadron weekday evenings you can take part in various activities including aircraft kit model making, learning about aviation in general, principles of flying and expedition training, first aid and radio communications.

If you are looking to really challenge yourself, how about following in the footsteps of other 2211 Cadets, try taking part in activities like the

To join, you must be 12 years or older; see our Facebook page for details of intake days.

Latest News for: 2211

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.

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

Leadership at Bracknell

On Wednesday 11th of March the cadets of 2211 Bracknell squadron tried their hands at Leadership exercises and Fieldcraft training building their skills ready for the summer to get out and about using these skills and knowledge.

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.

Inter Squadron Athletics

Woodley Air cadets have been crowned Athletics champs after an action packed day of competitions Abingdon’s Tilsley Park stadium. In taking the win they narrowly beat Slough and Britwell units from a field of almost 200 cadets from 14 Squadrons from right across Berkshire and Oxfordshire. The winners in each of the competitions will now go forward to represent Thames Valley Wing at the South West Region championships. Continue reading

Thames Valley Wing Mark the Centenary of the Royal Air Force in Windsor

Thames Valley Wing played a lead role when  over 700 RAF Air Cadets and Adult Volunteers from across the South West Region proudly celebrated RAF100 with an unprecedented parade through the streets of Windsor. With the iconic Windsor Castle in the background, the parade drew hundreds of people onto the streets to watch as a sea of light blue took over the Royal Berkshire town for the day. Continue reading