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  1. 1. Welcome to AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE CADETS No.7 Wing
  2. 2. What is the Australian Air Force Cadets? <ul><li>A national youth organisation </li></ul><ul><li>Part of the Australian Defence Force Cadets </li></ul><ul><li>Administered by the Royal Australian Air Force </li></ul><ul><li>Under the authority of the RAAF </li></ul>
  3. 3. AAFC HISTORY <ul><li>Established as part of the RAAF in 1941 to ready young men for aircrew training </li></ul><ul><li>By end of WWII, almost 12,000 ATC members had been in the RAAF </li></ul><ul><li>Post-war, the AAFC became an air activities-based youth movement </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Cadets do <ul><li>Develop leadership, self reliance, self discipline, initiative and citizenship skills </li></ul><ul><li>Develop their interest in the Royal Australian Air Force and general aviation </li></ul><ul><li>Build a knowledge of aviation history </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoy aviation activities in a military environment </li></ul>
  5. 5. Eligibility <ul><li>Australian Air Force Cadets is open to males and females who are: </li></ul><ul><li>Aged 13–16 years (can stay until 20) </li></ul><ul><li>Australian permanent residents </li></ul><ul><li>In good health </li></ul><ul><li>Able to attend parades and camps </li></ul><ul><li>Have parental permission </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>During school holidays, Cadets can attend annual camps with other Squadrons at RAAF Base Pearce where they see how the RAAF lives and works </li></ul>Annual Camps
  7. 7. <ul><li>Other Camps </li></ul><ul><li>Flying, fieldcraft, and leadership camps are </li></ul><ul><li>held throughout the year </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Learn to glide like an eagle </li></ul><ul><li>in the Australian Air Force Cadets </li></ul>
  9. 9. Flying Training <ul><li>Cadets (minimum age 15) who have completed their first year of basic training and are medically fit, can learn to fly a glider aircraft solo </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Cadets (minimum age 16) who have completed their first year of basic training and are medically fit, can learn to fly a powered aircraft solo </li></ul>Powered Pilot Training
  11. 11. Completing your first solo flight is the best feeling in the world
  12. 12. <ul><li>Training in canoeing is great fun at an adventure camp </li></ul>
  13. 13. Field Training <ul><li>All Cadets get </li></ul><ul><li>fieldcraft and </li></ul><ul><li>survival training </li></ul>
  14. 14. Training on Fieldcraft and Survival Camps Developing skills and abilities that will last a lifetime
  15. 15. Firearms Safety Training Firearms safety training is strictly supervised by qualified instructors
  16. 16. Australian Air Force Cadets are trained to shoot safely with 0.22 rifles and military Steyr rifles
  17. 17. Ceremonial Duties <ul><li>Cadets learn how to ceremonially parade with swords, weapons, banners and flags </li></ul>
  18. 18. Marching Competitions <ul><li>Compete against the best in Australia </li></ul>
  19. 19. Australian Air Force Cadets Drum Corps on Parade
  20. 20. Social activities include the Annual Cadet Ball
  21. 21. Cadets can rise through the ranks by attending Corporal, Sergeant, Warrant Officer and Under Officer courses
  22. 22. ANZAC Day ceremonial duties in Kings Park
  23. 23. ANZAC Day march on St Georges Terrace
  24. 24. Duxes of the Cadet Sergeant, Warrant Officer and Under Officer promotion courses, conducted at RAAF Base Pearce each year, get rewarded with a flight in a military aircraft, courtesy of the Commanding Officer, No. 2 Flying Training School
  25. 25. Squadron Locations <ul><li>METRO </li></ul><ul><li>Armadale </li></ul><ul><li>Bullsbrook </li></ul><ul><li>Cannington </li></ul><ul><li>Fremantle </li></ul><ul><li>Guildford </li></ul><ul><li>Joondalup </li></ul><ul><li>Karrakatta </li></ul><ul><li>Madeley </li></ul><ul><li>COUNTRY </li></ul><ul><li>Albany </li></ul><ul><li>Bunbury </li></ul><ul><li>Derby </li></ul><ul><li>Geraldton </li></ul><ul><li>Kalgoorlie </li></ul><ul><li>Mandurah </li></ul><ul><li>Northam </li></ul><ul><li>Recruiting Hotline </li></ul><ul><li>0417 940 095 </li></ul>
  26. 26. TAKE OFF with the Australian Air Force Cadets