At a glance…
- Age 13-18
- Fun, adventurous activities and sport
- Learn to fly
- Gain qualifications
- Make great friends
The Air Cadets give opportunities for young people to go flying in light aircraft, gliding, shooting, adventure training, sports activities, model making, camps and much more. It also provides opportunities for Cadets to find out about life in the Royal Air Force.
The Air Cadets are open to young people from ages 13 to 18 (applications can be made between 12th and 17th birthday). The Air Cadets were asked to pioneer, and are still the largest operator of, the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.
In London, the Air Cadets are divided into four wings which between them have over 70 squadrons and more than 3000 Air Cadets.Learn more