Welcome to 452 Hornchurch Squadron Air Training Corps

452 Hornchurch Squadron is the premier Air Training Corps unit in the London Borough of Havering, the Air Training Corps (ATC) is one of the largest youth organisations in the UK with over 40,000 cadets. Our cadets participate in many activities, including Flying, Gliding, Adventure Training, Sport, Rifle Shooting, Parades, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme, Overseas Camps and many more.  

Our aims are to:

  • Promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force among young people
  • Provide training which will be useful in the Services and civilian life
  • Encourage the spirit of adventure and develop qualities of leadership and good citizenship

And there's one more important thing - it's a lot of fun!