Badges & Sleeves

Squadron Shoulder Badge (Shoulder Flash)

The Shoulder Badges are to be worn on both sleeves of the jacket only.
The top of the badge is to be 2 cm below the shoulder upper seam.

Ranks

Rank Badges: Rank Badges are to be worn centred on both sleeves, mid-way between the elbow and the shoulder upper seam.

Warrant Officers: Worn centred on both sleeves with the bottom of the badge 9 cm above the top of the cuff or if a third row of Summer Courses Qualification Badges is worn, 1 cm above the third-row badge.

Proficiency Levels

 

Proficiency Badges: These badges are to be worn  centred on the left sleeve of the jacket, the bottom of the badge immediately above the top of the cuff. If an Air Cadet Fitness Program Badge, a Marksmanship Classification Badge and/or a Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge is worn, the Sqn Proficiency Level Badge is worn 1cm above the Fitness Program, Marksmanship Classification and/or Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge(s). Only the most senior badge is worn.

Pilot Wings

Pilot Wings: The Pilot Wings are to be worn centred , 0.5 cm above medal ribbons on the left breast pocket. If no medal ribbons are worn, wings shall be centred and placed immediately above the left breast pocket.

NOTE: If a cadet successfully completes both Scholarships, only the Power Pilot Wings shall be worn. The Glider Pilot Scholarship Qualification Badge shall then be worn with the other Summer Courses Qualification Badges.

Marksmanship

Marksmanship Badges: These badges are to be worn  centred on the left sleeve. The bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn.

Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness Badges: These badges are to be worn centred on the left sleeve. The bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn.

Glider Familiarization

Glider Familiarization Badges: These badges are to be worn centred on the left sleeve, the bottom of the badge to be positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn.

NOTE: The Air Cadet Fitness Programme Badge, the Marksmanship Classification Badge and also the Glider Pilot Familiarization Badge shall be worn on the left sleeve in the order that they are awarded. The first badge awarded is centred immediately above the cuff of the uniform jacket. The second badge awarded is placed immediately to the left of the first badge, to the front of the sleeve. The third badge awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first badge, to the rear of the sleeve.

Music

Music Appointment Badges: These badges are to be worn centred on the left sleeve of the jacket, the bottom of the badge immediately above the top of the cuff.

Warrant Officers: These badges are to be worn centred mid-way between the elbow and the upper shoulder seam.

Music Profiency Levels: These badges are to be worn centred on the left sleeve with the bottom of the badge positioned immediately above the top of the cuff. Only the badge for the highest level attained shall be worn.

First Aid

First Aid Badges: To be centred on the right sleeve, the bottom of the badge 1cm above the top of the cuff. If Summer Courses Qualification Badges are worn, the First Aid Badge shall be centred on the right sleeve, the bottom of the badge 1cm above the Summer Courses Qualification Badges.

Warrant Officers: Badge is worn on the right sleeve, centred between the elbow and the shoulder upper seam. If both badges have been awarded, only the Standard First Aid badge shall be worn.

Summer Training Qualifications

Summer Course Qualification Badges shall be worn on the right sleeve in the order that they are awarded. The first badge is centred immediately above the cuff of the uniform jacket. The second badge awarded is placed immediately to the right of the first badge, to the front of the sleeve. The third is placed immediately to the left of the first badge, to the rear of the sleeve. The fourth, fifth and sixth badges are placed immediately above badges one, two and three forming a second row of badges and they are placed in the same order as the first row. If a seventh badge is awarded, it shall be placed immediately over the fourth badge. A maximum of seven Summer Course Qualification Badges may be worn.

Badge Placement

Right & Left Sleeve – all ranks except Warrant Officer

Right & Left Sleeve – Warrant Officer

Left & Right Breast Pocket (all ranks)