Welcome to 861 (Wideopen) Squadron ATC! We are a voluntary youth organisation based on and supported by the Royal Air Force offering a huge range of activities and opportunities to young people aged 13-20 years.

Access the Squadron monthly Training Programme.

Our cadets have the chance to get involved in a huge range of exciting activities such as powered flying and gliding, the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme, target shooting and fieldcraft to name but a few.

If you are 13-18 years old and you think you would enjoy doing a range of activities as flyingglidingshootingadventure training, as well as gaining a variety of new skills and qualifications, all whilst enjoying new experiences  and meeting new people, then the Air Cadets is for you!  

Sound good? Why not join us and find out if you have what it takes to be an Air Cadet?

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