611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force to reform on Sunday 10 March 2013

611 (West Lancashire) Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force is to reform at RAF Woodvale, Formby, Merseyside on Sunday 10 March 2013.

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Half a century after being disbanded, 611 Squadron is reforming at RAF Woodvale. Located just north of Liverpool near the town of Formby, RAF Woodvale is the only RAF station in North-West England, and was the home of 611 Sqn in the 1940s and Fifties. As well as its role to provide reserve personnel to support current and future RAF operations, the Sqn will be active in connecting the RAF to local communities in the region. The Squadron will commence recruiting from 10 March 2013, fifty-six years exactly from the day that it disbanded, and will seek to recruit Part Time Volunteer Reserves into the Royal Auxiliary Air Force as officers and airmen.

The Squadron will offer training and employment opportunities to:

The Squadron will offer opportunities across a range of roles for personnel with relevant experience and skills, and final trades and branches for the Sqn will be confirmed soon but the proposed spread covers, as a minimum, Flight Operations, Intelligence, Drivers, Logistic and Technical trades.

Anyone interested can learn full details at an Open House on 10 March at RAF Woodvale; no prior appointment is required - just turn up.

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