Air Cadet Badges

Squadron Shoulder Flash

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

Ranks

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Leading Air Cadet (LAC) Corporal (Cpl) Flight Corporal (FCpl)

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Sergeant (Sgt) Flight Sergeant (FSgt) Warrant Officer Second Class (WO2)

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Warrant Officer First Class (WO1)

Rank Badges: Rank Badges are to be 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.

Proficiency Levels

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Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

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Level 4 Level 5

Proficiency Badges: These badges are to be worn 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.

Pilot Wings

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Glider Pilot Power Pilot

Pilot Wings: The Pilot Wings are to be worn 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.

Marksmanship

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Marksman First Class Marksman Expert Marksman Distinguished Marksman

Marksmanship Badges: These badges are to be worn 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.

Physical Fitness Badges

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Bronze Silver Gold Excellence

Physical Fitness Badges: These badges are to be worn 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.

 

Glider Familiarization

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glider_backseatGlider Familiarization Badges: These badges are to be worn 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 Program 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.

First Aid

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Emergency First Aid Standard First Aid

First Aid Badges: 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.

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.

Tunic

When wearing the tunic you shall always keep all pockets buttoned. Be sure all front buttons (except the top) are also fastened. You should keep your tunic well pressed. The sleeves of the jacket shall be roll-pressed with no creases. Be sure your belt is even with no twists. The buckle of your tunic belt is to be centered. The pockets of your tunic should be empty. The tunic should be free of wrinkles and stains. All badges shall be tightly sewn down with like-coloured thread (the thread shall not be visible). A nametag shall be centered over the right breast pocket.