Rank Structure

Rank Structure

The Air Cadet Organisation rank structure broadly follows that of the parent service, the Royal Air Force.  The rank structure encompasses all uniformed members of the organisation whether they are adult staff or cadets.  The uniformed members of staff are supported by non-uniformed members of staff, who are not part of the rank structure.

Uniformed Staff

Commissioned Officers

Wing Commander Rank SlideWing Commander Rank SlideWing Commander (Wg Cdr)

 

 

Squadron Leader Rank SlideSquadron Leader Rank SlideSquadron Leader (Sqn Ldr)

 

 

Flight Lieutenant Rank SlideFlight Lieutenant Rank SlideFlight Lieutenant (Flt Lt)

 

 

Flying Officer Rank SlideFlying Officer Rank SlideFlying Officer (Fg Off)

 

 

Pilot Officer Rank SlidePilot Officer Rank SlidePilot Officer (Plt Off)

 

 

Officer Cadet Rank SlideOfficer Cadet Rank SlideOfficer Cadet

 

 

Civilian Staff

Non-Commissioned Officers

Warrant Officer ATC Rank SlideWarrant Officer ATC Rank SlideWarrant Officer (WO) ATC

 

 

Flight Sergeant ATC Rank SlideFlight Sergeant ATC Rank SlideFlight Sergeant (FS) ATC

 

 

Sergeant ATC Rank SlideSergeant ATC Rank SlideSergeant (Sgt) ATC

Civilian Instructor (CI)

Padre

Committee Member

Cadets

Cadets also have the chance to progress through the Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer ranks, with promotions up to Cadet Flight Sergeant made by the Officer Commanding in recognition of experience, merit and leadership potential and promotion to Cadet Warrant Officer by the Wing Commander following an interview.

18+ Year Old Cadets

Under 18 Year Old Cadets

Cadet Warrant Officer Rank SlideCadet Warrant Officer Rank SlideCadet Warrant Officer

 

 

Cadet Flight Sergeant (18+) Rank SlideCadet Flight Sergeant (18+) Rank SlideCadet Flight Sergeant

 

 

Cadet Sergeant (18+) Rank SlideCadet Sergeant (18+) Rank SlideCadet Sergeant

 

 

Cadet Corporal (18+) Rank SlideCadet Corporal (18+) Rank SlideCadet Corporal

 

 

 

Cadet Flight Sergeant Rank SlideCadet Flight Sergeant Rank SlideCadet Flight Sergeant

 

 

Cadet Sergeant Rank SlideCadet Sergeant Rank SlideCadet Sergeant

 

 

Cadet Corporal Rank SlideCadet Corporal Rank SlideCadet Corporal

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