Just about every young person’s secret dream of achieving greatness in their life has become possible, thanks to one of Australia’s best-kept secrets. See if this sounds familiar. You’re in your early teens and at secondary school. All your life, there’s b
So, why did we say yesterday that you can begin your extraordinary life right now by joining the Australian Air Force Cadets? It’s because we can give you more excitement, challenge and opportunities than just about any other youth organisation in the worl
Here are more of the stunning experiences and excitement you just cannot get anywhere else in one place, except in the Australian Air Force Cadets: You’ll fly as a passenger in military and civil aircraft You’ll learn lots about aeronautics and aerospace,
As part of your new, amazing life, you want to contribute and make a difference to the people around you. You want to say ‘thank you’ to Australia for giving you the best place ever to live. Here are just some of the ways you’ll be serving your community a
We’ve been looking at the incredible fun you can have by flying aircraft solo by your mid-teens, getting firearms safety training, doing military bush activities, developing survival skills and more. But how about this for your long term future? As part of
The Australian Air Force Cadets will train you to reach for the stars – for real. Even if you’ve only just turned 13, during your first year of being a Cadet, and after you’ve learnt some aviation theory, we’ll have you in the pilot’s seat of one of
Do you want to fly an aircraft by yourself, with no one else in the cockpit? Our qualified flying instructors can train you to fly a glider solo from age 15 – yes, 15 (minimum legal age) in just nine days, on an Elementary Flying Training Course duri
What else will you be doing in the Australian Air Force Cadets? As we’ve seen in earlier posts, male and female Air Force Cadets do the things their friends usually only watch on television, including getting opportunities to qualify as an aircraft pilot w
In the Australian Air Force Cadets, you could be in one of our annual competitions where Cadets from around Australia compete against each other for trophies in gliding, powered flying, marksmanship and fieldcraft. Are you interested in music? We can teach
What else makes the Australian Air Force Cadets so special? Each year, Australian Air Force Cadets and adult staff escorts represent Australia overseas through the International Air Cadet Exchange, which annually gives more than 500 aviation-minded young p
The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) has zero tolerance for child abuse.
All adult AAFC members are responsible for the protection of Cadets with whom they interact, and are mandated to adhere to the standards of behaviour prescribed in the Defence Youth Safety Framework and AAFC Code of Conduct.
All adult members must have and maintain a Defence Working With Children Clearance, State or Federal Police Working With Children Check, and have completed the mandatory levels of Defence Youth Safety Training.