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Youth Aviation Initiative

Application cycle is now closed. Future openings are posted on the CadetInvest Homepage.

 

Take-Off Program - TOP Cadet

Merit-based program supporting cadets at week-long powered and glider flight academies, possibly leading at a solo flight

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

 


Lift Program

Need-based program supporting cadets at week-long career explorations (NCSAs)

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

 


Cadet Wings Program

Merit-based program for cadets pursuing a private pilot certificate; ultra-competitive... new diamond of cadet life

Be sure to read the Cadet Wings Student Guide for program details.

Must meet basic eligibility requirements found on the Application Procedures page.

Ideal Applicants would have or should be working on the following:

  1. Aircraft Ground Handling--Currency of Ground Handling in eServices (within past 2 years) 

  2. Student Pilot Certificate--Current FAA Student Pilot Certificate 

  3. FAA Medical Certificate--At least a 3rd Class FAA Medical Certificate (if applicable, not needed for glider).

  4. Solo Endorsement--If you are pursuing a Single Engine Land (SEL) rating, needs to be a powered aircraft solo endorsement.

  5. FAA Airman Knowledge Test a/k/a written test-- Passing score, if you are a Young Eagle you may be eligible for reimbursement of your written test.

  6. Exhibiting the potential for continued CAP services as a Cadet Leader.

 

 

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