Age Categories

The Air Cadet Organisation Age Categories Are As Follows:

Age 12-18: New cadets must be aged between 12 and 17 years old. All new cadets aged 12 must be in Year 8 of Secondary School.  Upon joining cadets can be promoted up to the rank of Flight Sergeant prior to their 18th Birthday.

Age 18-20: Staff Cadets, typically Flight Sergeants and Cadet Warrant Officers but can be of any rank. 

Age 20+: Adult volunteer Staff comprising Commissioned RAF Reserve Officers RAFVR(T), ATC Warrant Officers, NCO's and Civilian Instructors.  The Squadron is supported by a volunteer fundraising and welfare committee.