As cadets undertake training, they progress through ‘classifications’, attaining recognition in the form of a badge to distinguish their achievements. With each classification pass, new doors will open, from participating in expeditions to flying and even gliding solo at 16.
Classification Training – There are six classifications including:
By the time they complete this list of classifications a cadet will find themselves instructing the less experienced cadets in the material they previously learnt, regaling them with their stories and experiences. The examination passes also count towards achieving a BTEC Diploma in Aviation studies.
The syllabus spectrum includes; historical topics, map reading and navigation as well as how aircraft fly and even engine propulsion and satellite communications.