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Cadet Flights

There are many opportunities for cadets to fly. Every CAP cadet under age 18 is eligible for five flights in a powered aircraft (usually a single-engine Cessna), five flights in a glider aircraft, and an unlimited number of backseat flights when conditions allow. Orientation flights are always free to cadets. Survey data has repeatedly shown that the #1 reason youth become CAP cadets is an interest in flying.

Here are links to some great resources Civil Air Patrol has made available for teens:

Cadet Flying on National Site

Youth Aviation Initiative

Cadet Wings Student Guide CAPP 60-43

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