RTS graduation in front of Tornado

Who is based here?

RAF Halton is home to a number of training units and lodger units that span all types of training and a vast selection of wider defence tasks.

Recruit Training Squadron

post graduation hug

Basic recruit training for most people joining the RAF.

Airmens Command Squadron


Command management and leadership training for non-commissioned officers.

Specialist Training

a class in progress

Training in personnel, logistics & supply, stress management and resilience, international defence and environmental protection.

Wider Defence Tasks

DMOC in theatre

Joint Information Activities Group, Regional Rehabilitation Unit, Defence Centre for Training Support, Training Analysis Centre, No1 Specialist Police Wing, 7644 (R) Sqn.

Flying Units

raf hot air balloon

613 Volunteer Gliding Squadron, Joint Service Gliding Centre, Hot Air Balloon, Microlight Club.

Other Units

pipe and drum band

RAF Halton Pipes and Drums, RAF Sports Board, Home for Sport, Air Command sections, Air Training Corps.

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