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University of Birmingham Air Squadron

OC UBAS Blue Lion Crest 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 2016/2017 will take place in September and October - see the How to Join page for more details on where and how you can apply.

Squadron Leader G Sheppeck MBE AFC RAF - Officer Commanding UBAS

Discover more about UBAS below

What is UBAS?


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

Squadron Activities

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

Interested in Joining?

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Recruiting for 2016-17 will take place in September & October - 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.


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

Finding the Squadron

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

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