RAF Air Cadets

Are you up for fun, adventure, incredible experiences and making new friends? Are you looking for something to give you the edge in life? Then welcome to the RAF Air Cadets. Better known as the ‘Air Cadets’, we’re a UK-wide cadet force with more than 40,000 members aged between 12 and 20 years.

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 civilian life, and 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!

As a cadet you’ll have the opportunity to do things that others only dream about. Do you want real flight experience? No problem. How about heading out on adventurous training and camps, sometimes overseas? Normal for cadets. Competitive sports, drill, shooting, music, abseiling, engineering projects? Our list of activities is long, varied and open to all cadets. Let’s face it – where else would you be given the opportunity to fly solo in a glider or powered aircraft when you’re 16? Whatever you do with your life, at the end of your time as a cadet you’ll be self-motivated, confident and ready for anything.

We are also always looking for new volunteers to join our team as either a member of staff or as a member of a civilian committee, find out more by clikcing the link below