Be Part of Something Bigger

As an Air Cadet, you are part of a team!

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Find your adventure!

Adventure is at the very core of what it means to be an Air Cadet

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Achieve more as part of a Team

As a cadet you'll solve tasks as part of a team, using everyones skills!

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What Do We Do

Find out more about what you can do in the Air Cadets

Flying & Gliding

Flying is central to your cadet experience. You’ll have loads of opportunities to take to the skies.

Earn Qualifications

You’ll gain real qualifications that will set you apart from the crowd when you head to university or begin your chosen career.

Duke of Edinburgh Award

The DofE Award Scheme takes you through a programme of activities that will leave you a more confident, motivated and capable person.

Visit RAF Stations

Cadets can spend a week at an RAF station where they experience the full range of life and work on it, as well as take part in sports, visits and adventure training.

Highlighted Squadrons

359
359 (Bexleyheath) Squadron

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305
305 (Ashford) Squadron

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1579
1579 (Erith) Squadron

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Latest News

Aug 07
Behind the scenes with the Air Ambulance

We were joined by the Kent Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance for the evening! Read more

Jul 31
From Cadet to Fast Jet Pilot

We joined Wing Commander Simon Batt, Commanding Officer of IX(B) Squadron RAF flying the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 , ex cadet of 305 (Ashford) Squadron. Read more

Jul 03
An evening with the RAF Recruitment Team

Many aspects of life have changed or stopped as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, however recruitment into… Read more

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