This website should cover everything you need to know about getting in and getting on in the Air Cadets, but here are some quick-fire questions that we’re asked all the time. Who better to answer them than a cadet who’s in the know. Here’s
What sort of activities do the air cadets do?
How old must I be to join?
How many times a week does the ATC meet?
How long does an Air Cadet session last as I have homework and other commitments?
Is there a good balance between the exciting activities and more serious disciplined activities?
What sort of expeditions can be done through the Air Cadets?
How much does it cost?
Do I have to buy my own uniform? If so, does it cost a lot?
Is it easy to get on with people and make new friends?
How often do you get to go flying?
What about disabled people - can they join?
Absolutely! You are very welcome providing you can take part in a reasonable number of activities and as long as your disability does not cause you safety problems. Your local squadron staff will be happy to speak to you about this.