ESUAS is established for 90 students. It has a permanent staff of 4 Qualified Flying Instructors, a Ground Training Instructor and 2 admin staff. The Sqn flies from Leuchars Airfield, which is also the location of the Sqn HQ. Embedded within the Sqn is 12 AEF who are responsible for the air experience flights for Air Cadets and CCF in Central Scotland.
The Sqn holds training nights 2 or 3 times a month at Leuchars during term times. However the Sqn is open 7 days a week, with flying taking place from Wed to Sun during term times. This changes to Mon to Fri at holiday periods.