First Class Cadet
To become a First Class Cadet, you must complete training in:
• History of Flight
• Drill (Part 2).
You must then attend a weekend course that includes:
• Flying Operations
• Map Reading
• Initial Expedition Training
• Basic Radio Communications.
The course is assessed by completing a log book.
To become a Leading Cadet, you must complete training in:
• Airmanship Knowledge
• Basic Navigation
• Principles of Flight.
This is a weekend course that is assessed by online exams.
To become a Senior Cadet, you must complete three of the following training courses:
• Air Navigation
• Pilot Navigation
• Aircraft Handling & Flying Techniques
• Piston Engine Propulsion
• Jet Engine Propulsion
• Military Aircraft Systems
• Principles of Air Power
• Radio & Radar
• Satellite & Data Communications
• Avionics & Aircraft Electrical Systems.
These are self-study courses that are assessed by online exams.
Master Air Cadet
To become a Master Air Cadet, you must be 15 years old and complete three more of the Senior Cadet training courses.
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