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University of Birmingham Air Squadron

Index University of Birmingham Air Squadron

The University of Birmingham Air Squadron, commonly known as UBAS, is a squadron within the Royal Air Force established in 1942. [1]

41 relations: Adventure, Aston University, Birmingham City University, British Army, Castle Bromwich Aerodrome, Charity (practice), Commanding officer, Coventry University, De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk, East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron, Flight, Grob G 115, Heraldic badges of the Royal Air Force, Keele University, Latin, Leadership, Lion (heraldry), List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons, Liverpool University Air Squadron, Military, No. 8 Air Experience Flight RAF, Officers' Training Corps, Oxford University Air Squadron, RAF Cosford, RAF Shawbury, Royal Air Force, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, Royal Navy, Scottish Aviation Bulldog, Shropshire, Southampton University Air Squadron, Sport, Squadron leader, Staffordshire University, Student orientation, Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron, University Air Squadron, University of Birmingham, University of Warwick, University of Wolverhampton, University Royal Naval Unit.

Adventure

An adventure is an exciting experience that is typically a bold, sometimes risky, undertaking.

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Aston University

Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England.

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Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University (abbrev. BCU) is a modern university in the city of Birmingham, England.

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British Army

The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of British Armed Forces.

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Castle Bromwich Aerodrome

Castle Bromwich Aerodrome was an early airfield, situated to the north of Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands of England.

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Charity (practice)

The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act.

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Commanding officer

The commanding officer (CO) or, if the incumbent is a general officer, commanding general (CG), is the officer in command of a military unit.

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Coventry University

Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England, known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987, and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status in 1992.

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De Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

The de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk is a tandem, two-seat, single-engined primary trainer aircraft developed and manufactured by Canadian aircraft manufacturer de Havilland Canada.

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East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron

The East of Scotland Universities Air Squadron (Sguadron Adhair Oilthighean Taobh an Ear na h-Alba), commonly known as ESUAS, is a squadron within the Royal Air Force established in 2003 as an amalgamation of "East Lowlands Universities Air Squadron" and "Aberdeen and Dundee Universities Air Squadron".

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Flight

Flight is the process by which an object moves through an atmosphere (or beyond it, as in the case of spaceflight) without contact with the surface.

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Grob G 115

The Grob G 115 is a general aviation fixed-wing aircraft, primarily used for flight training.

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Heraldic badges of the Royal Air Force

Heraldic badges of the Royal Air Force are the insignia of certain commands, squadrons, units, wings, groups, branches and stations within the Royal Air Force.

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Keele University

Keele University, officially known as the University of Keele, is a public research university located about 3 miles (5 km) from Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, England.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Leadership

Leadership is both a research area and a practical skill encompassing the ability of an individual or organization to "lead" or guide other individuals, teams, or entire organizations.

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Lion (heraldry)

The lion is a common charge in heraldry.

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List of Royal Air Force aircraft squadrons

Squadrons are the main form of flying unit of the Royal Air Force (RAF).

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Liverpool University Air Squadron

Liverpool University Air Squadron (LUAS) is a training unit of the Royal Air Force which provides basic flying training, adventurous training and personal development skills to undergraduate students of the University of Liverpool, University of Lancaster, Edge Hill University, Bangor University and Liverpool John Moores University.

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Military

A military or armed force is a professional organization formally authorized by a sovereign state to use lethal or deadly force and weapons to support the interests of the state.

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No. 8 Air Experience Flight RAF

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Officers' Training Corps

The Officers' Training Corps (OTC), more fully called the University Officers' Training Corps (UOTC), are military leadership training units similar to a university club but operated by the British Army.

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Oxford University Air Squadron

The Oxford University Air Squadron, abbreviated Oxford UAS, or OUAS, formed in 1925, is the training unit of the Royal Air Force at the University of Oxford and forms part of the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

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RAF Cosford

Royal Air Force Cosford or RAF Cosford (formerly DCAE Cosford) is a Royal Air Force station in Cosford, Shropshire, just to the northwest of Wolverhampton and next to Albrighton.

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RAF Shawbury

Royal Air Force Shawbury otherwise known as RAF Shawbury is a Royal Air Force station near the village of Shawbury in Shropshire in the West Midlands of England.

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Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

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Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve

The Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve (RAFVR) consists of a number of groupings of Royal Air Force reservists for the management and operation of the RAF's Volunteer Gliding Squadrons and Air Experience Flights of the Royal Air Force Air Cadets.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Scottish Aviation Bulldog

The Scottish Aviation Bulldog is a British two-seat side-by-side (with optional third seat) training aircraft designed by Beagle Aircraft as the B.125 Bulldog.

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Shropshire

Shropshire (alternatively Salop; abbreviated, in print only, Shrops; demonym Salopian) is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south.

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Southampton University Air Squadron

Southampton University Air Squadron (SUAS) is a unit of the Royal Air Force which provides basic flying training, adventurous training and personal development skills to undergraduate students of the University of Southampton, University of Portsmouth, Bournemouth University, Southampton Solent University, University of Chichester and University of Winchester.

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Sport

Sport (British English) or sports (American English) includes all forms of competitive physical activity or games which, through casual or organised participation, aim to use, maintain or improve physical ability and skills while providing enjoyment to participants, and in some cases, entertainment for spectators.

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Squadron leader

Squadron leader (Sqn Ldr in the RAF; SQNLDR in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly sometimes S/L in all services) is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force and the air forces of many countries which have historical British influence.

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Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is a university in Staffordshire, England.

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Student orientation

Student orientation or new student orientation (often encapsulated into an Orientation week, Frosh Week, Welcome Week (or Freshers' Week) is a period before the start of an academic year at a university or tertiary institutions. A variety of events are held to orient and welcome new students during this period. The name of the period varies by country. Although usually described as a week, the length of this period varies widely from university to university and country to country, ranging from about three days to a month or even more (e.g. four or five weeks, depending on program, at Chalmers). The length of the week is often affected by each university's tradition as well as financial and physical constraints. During this period, students participate in a wide range of social activities.

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Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron

Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde Air Squadron (commonly known as UGSAS) is the 2nd best Royal Air Force University Air Squadron recruiting within Scotland, drawing its members from six higher education establishments within Glasgow and its surrounding areas.

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University Air Squadron

University Air Squadrons are training units under the command of No. 6 Flying Training School RAF of the Royal Air Force who's main role is to attract ambitious and intelligent students into a career as RAF officer's.

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University of Birmingham

The University of Birmingham (informally Birmingham University) is a public research university located in Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom.

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University of Warwick

The University of Warwick is a plate glass research university in Coventry, England.

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University of Wolverhampton

The University of Wolverhampton is an English university located on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire.

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University Royal Naval Unit

A University Royal Naval Unit (URNU) is a Royal Navy training establishment connected to a university, or a number of universities concentrated in one area.

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Birmingham University Air Squadron, UBAS, Ubas.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Birmingham_Air_Squadron

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