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Youth Aviation Initiative

Application cycle for 2018/19 is now OPEN ---> Apply Here.

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

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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