Welcome to University of Birmingham Air Squadron

University of Birmingham Air Squadron

Thank you for taking an interest in the University of Birmingham Air Squadron (UBAS). Located at RAF Cosford, we aim to provide flying training, adventure training, basic military skills and personal development to selected university students.

This website acts as an introduction to many of these Squadron activities and also outlines details on eligibility, recruitment and commitment.

If you are interested in joining UBAS, recruiting for the academic year 2013/2014 will take place in September - see the How to Join page for more details on where and how you can apply.

Squadron Leader P Atkinson - Officer Commanding UBAS

Find out more about the squadron below:

What is UBAS?

What is UBAS?

View our recruitment video to find out more about the squadron.

Squadron Activities

UBAS Flying

Find out about the variety of activities we offer our students every year.

Interested in joining?


Recruiting for 2013-14 will take place in September - click below to find out how you can join!

Squadron History


Established in 1942, the squadron has seen hundreds of students take to the skies. Find out more here.


Inter UAS Shooting Competition

View photos from recent Squadron events and A.T. expeditions.

Finding the Squadron

Finding us

Looking to visit the squadron? Find instructions and a map of the squadron here.

UBAS Online

  • Members Area

    The member's area for students of the University of Birmingham Air Squadron

    UBAS Online
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