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Air Cadet Badges

  1. Ranks
  2. Proficiency Levels
  3. Pilot Wings
  4. Marksmanship
  5. Physical Fitness
  6. Glider Familiarization
  7. First Aid
  8. Summer Training Qualifications

Squadron Shoulder Badges

Worn on both sleeves of the jacket only. The top of the badge is to be 2 cm below the shoulder upper seam

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Ranks

Leading Air Cadet (LAC)

Corporal (Cpl)

Flight Corporal (FCpl)

Sergeant (Sgt)

Flight Sergeant (FSgt)

Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2)

Warrant Officer First Class (WO1)

Worn centred on both sleeves, mid-way between the elbow and the shoulder upper seam

Warrant Officers: Worn centred on both sleeves with the bottom of the badge 9 cm above the top of the cuff or if a third row of Summer Courses Qualification Badges is worn, 1 cm above the third row badge

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Proficiency Levels

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

 

Level 5

Centred on the left sleeve of the jacket, the bottom of the badge immediately above the top of the cuff. If an Air Cadet Fitness Program Badge, a Marksmanship Classification Badge and/or a Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge is worn, the Sqn Proficiency Level Badge is worn 1cm above the Fitness Program, Marksmanship Classification and/or Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge(s). Only the most senior badge is worn.

NOTE: In view of their rank, Warrant Officers First Class (WO1) and Second Class (WO2) shall not wear Squadron Proficiency Level Badges

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Pilot Wings

Glider Pilot

Power Pilot

Centred, 0.5 cm above medal ribbons on the left breast pocket. If no medal ribbons are worn, wings shall be centred and placed immediately above the left breast pocket

NOTE: If a cadet successfully completes both Scholarships, only the Power Pilot Wings shall be worn. The Glider Pilot Scholarship Qualification Badge shall then be worn with the other Summer Courses Qualification Badges.

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Marksmanship

Marksman

First Class Marksman

Expert Marksman

Distinguished Marksman

Centred on the left sleeve. The bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn

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Physical Fitness

Bronze Fitness

Silver Fitness

Gold Fitness

Excellence Fitness

Centred on the left sleeve. The bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn

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Glider Familiarization

Front Seat Familiarization

Back Seat Familiarization

Centred on the left sleeve, the bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn

NOTE: The Air Cadet Fitness Programme Badge, the Marksmanship Classification Badge and also the Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge shall be worn on the left sleeve in the order that they are awarded. The first badge awarded is centred immediately above the cuff of the uniform jacket. The second badge awarded is placed immediately to the left of the first badge, to the front of the sleeve. The third badge awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first badge, to the rear of the sleeve.

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First Aid

Emergency First Aid

Standard First Aid

To be centred on the right sleeve, the bottom of the badge 1cm above the top of the cuff. If Summer Courses Qualification Badges are worn, the First Aid Badge shall be centred on the right sleeve, the bottom of the badge 1cm above the Summer Courses Qualification Badges

For Warrant Officers, the badge is worn on the right sleeve, centred between the elbow and the shoulder upper seam

If both badges have been awarded, only the Standard First Aid badge shall be worn

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Summer Training Qualifications

Summer Course Qualification Badges shall be worn on the right sleeve in the order that they are awarded. The first badge is centred immediately above the cuff of the uniform jacket. The second badge awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first badge, to the front of the sleeve. The third is placed immediately to the left of the first badge, to the rear of the sleeve. The fourth, fifth and sixth badges are placed immediately above badges one, two and three forming a second row of badges and they are placed in the same order as the first row. If a seventh badge is awarded, it shall be placed immediately over the fourth badge. A maximum of seven Summer Course Qualification Badges may be worn

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