Recruiting Information


The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a voluntary youth organisation sponsored by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).  If you’re a boy or girl aged between 13 and 18 years old, you may join the premier air minded youth organisation in Australia and stay until you turn 20.

  • Do you want to learn about aviation, bushcraft, adventure training, teamwork and effective communication skills?
  • Do you want to develop your leadership skills, self reliance and confidence?
  • Do you want to make life-long friends?
  • Want to find out more about the AAFC and what we do?
  • Are you into aviation and the Defence Force?
  • Are you looking at doing your Duke of Edinburgh's Award

Here is your chance to learn a lot about aircraft and flying. Many air cadets go on to join the Air Force or find a valuable, exciting career in civilian aviation. The AAFC will help you develop leadership, confidence and could make getting a job easier, no matter what you decide to do with your life.

426 Squadron meets every Monday night during school terms. Squadron activities are supervised by instructors, officers and senior cadets.

Please browse the site for information about joining 426 Squadron. If the information you find isn't enough please do not hesitate to contact us direct or send an enquiry through this website (we will not allow your information to go any further than 426SQN and will destroy the information if is greater than 12 months old!).



Please find attached several brochures that may assist you in understand what the AAFC and 426SQN are about.