"Knowledge gives wings"
NUAS currently has around 60 students and 6 staff. Around 25 students are recruited annually from Universities in the North East. The Squadron’s Flying Headquarters (FHQ) is located at RAF Leeming, near Northallerton in North Yorkshire, and weekly training nights are held in Newcastle.
Weekly training nights take place during term time at the Squadron’s Town Headquarters (THQ) near St Cuthbert’s Keep, Newcastle. Annually, the squadron carries out two major adventurous training expeditions, whilst also providing continuous support for minor expeditions throughout the year. Flying occurs from RAF Leeming during term time Monday to Friday.