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To become an air cadet, one needs to enrol as a student in a military school where flight training would be administered. Are you interested in aircrafts or you have been thinking of applying to a military school that teaches one how to fly an aircraft? You should be able to answer our questions then!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What age is the minimum before you can apply to become an air cadet?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      16

    • D.

      18

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    The minimum age to apply to become an Air Cadet varies depending on the specific program and country. For instance, in the Civil Air Patrol program in the United States, youth members must be at least 12 years old. It’s best to check with the specific Air Cadet program you’re interested in for the most accurate information.

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  • 2. 

    What is the term used to describe a unit of Air Cadets?

    • A.

      Wing

    • B.

      Ring

    • C.

      Flight

    • D.

      Pack

    Correct Answer
    A. Wing
    Explanation
     In the context of the Air Cadet program, a unit is referred to as a Wing. This term is used to describe a larger organizational structure within the Air Cadet program that consists of multiple squadrons. Each Wing is responsible for providing training, guidance, and support to the squadrons under its command.

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  • 3. 

    Which of these is not a rank in the Air training corps?

    • A.

      Cadet Corporal

    • B.

      Cadet Sergeant

    • C.

      Cadet Flight Sergeant

    • D.

      Cadet staff

    Correct Answer
    D. Cadet staff
    Explanation
    The Air Training Corps (ATC) is a British youth organization that provides training in aviation and related subjects. The ranks in the ATC are Cadet Corporal, Cadet Sergeant, and Cadet Flight Sergeant. "Cadet staff" is not a recognized rank in the ATC.

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  • 4. 

     Which of these is not needed in becoming an air cadet?

    • A.

      Fitness

    • B.

      Discipline

    • C.

      Teamwork

    • D.

      Footwork

    Correct Answer
    D. Footwork
    Explanation
    In order to become an air cadet, fitness, discipline, and teamwork are essential qualities to possess. However, footwork is not a necessary requirement for joining the air cadets. While physical fitness is important, specific footwork skills are not explicitly mentioned or required for this role.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following qualifications is not needed before joining the air training corps?

    • A.

      Education

    • B.

      Age

    • C.

      Citizenship

    • D.

      Finances

    Correct Answer
    D. Finances
    Explanation
    The air training corps is a youth organization that provides aviation training and education. While education, age, and citizenship are all necessary qualifications to join, finances are not a requirement. This means that one's financial situation does not determine their eligibility to join the air training corps.

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  • 6. 

    What does the air cadets use in training?

    • A.

      Airbus

    • B.

      Boeing

    • C.

      Grob tutor

    • D.

      AirHawk

    Correct Answer
    C. Grob tutor
    Explanation
    The Air Cadets use the Grob Tutor in their training. The Grob Tutor T.Mk 1 is utilized by the Royal Air Force for University Air Squadron (UAS) elementary flying training and by the Fleet Air Arm and the Army Air Corps for flying grading. The Tutor equips 15 UASs and 13 Air Experience Flights (AEFs) throughout the UK, providing flying instruction to university students and air experience flying to the Air Cadet organization. 

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  • 7. 

     Which of these activities is not done by the Air cadet?

    • A.

      Flying

    • B.

      Gliding

    • C.

      Academic Studies

    • D.

      Cadet Training

    Correct Answer
    D. Cadet Training
    Explanation
    The Air cadet engages in various activities including flying, gliding, and academic studies. However, cadet training is not mentioned as one of the activities done by the Air cadet. Therefore, the correct answer is Cadet Training.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following is not learnt by an air cadet? 

    • A.

      Power flying and gliding

    • B.

      Aircraft Maintenance

    • C.

       Aerospace Navigation

    • D.

      Aircraft voice control

    Correct Answer
    D. Aircraft voice control
  • 9. 

    Which of these is a primary function of an air cadet?

    • A.

      Maintain Aircrafts

    • B.

      Repair Aircrafts

    • C.

      Inspect Aircrafts

    • D.

      Fly Aircrafts

    Correct Answer
    D. Fly Aircrafts
    Explanation
    The primary function of an air cadet is to fly aircrafts. Air cadets are typically involved in aviation training programs that aim to develop their skills in piloting and navigating aircraft. They are trained to operate and control various types of aircrafts, gaining experience and knowledge in aviation. This role is crucial as it prepares them for potential careers in the aviation industry, such as becoming pilots or aviation professionals.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these squadrons is an air cadet first required to join?

    • A.

      Gliding Squadron

    • B.

      Overseas Squadron

    • C.

      Induction Squadron

    • D.

      Camp Squadron 

    Correct Answer
    C. Induction Squadron
    Explanation
    The Induction Squadron is typically the initial squadron that new air cadets join when they first enroll in an air cadet program.
    This squadron is responsible for introducing new cadets to the basic principles, routines, and activities of the air cadet program, as well as providing initial training and orientation.

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