Make your own free website on Tripod.com
  Royal Canadian Air Cadets Insignia       
       

Main
Up
Rank Insignia Contents
Rank Grade System
Specialty Pages
About the Rank Maven Site
Search
Rank Maven Site Index
Contact Information
Links

 



Royal Canadian Air Cadets
cadets de l'Aviation royale du Canada
Rank Insignia/Insignes de Grade
Current

(Called Air Cadets /Cadets de la Air)



Rank
Code
Rank
description notes
Rank Title - English
Rank Title – French
Insignia

NATO codes National rank grade information
As a bilingual service, all ranks have two titles English/French Shoulder Slip-ons or Shoulder Boards
Cadets
AIRC-1

This rank is held during recruit  training only.

Recruit

recure

None
AIRC-2

This rank is held during basic trade qualification training.

Air Cadet
(AC)

Cadet de l'Air 
(ca)

None
AIRC-3 This rank is attained after 8 months of active participations Leading Air Cadet
(LAC)

Cadet de l'Air 1ière classe
(ca 1)

AIRC-4      
AIRC-5 Corporal is considered the starting NCO rank Corporal
(Cpl)

Caporal
(cpl)

AIRC-6   Sergeant
(Sgt)

Sergent
(sgt)

AIRC-7 Typically a Flight NCO in charge of an entire flight of cadets Flight Sergeant
(FSgt)

Sergent de section
(ssgt)

AIRC-8 In smaller squadrons across Canada the WO2 is the highest ranked cadet. Warrant Officer 2nd class
(WO2)

Adjudant 2ième classe
(adj 2c)

AIRC-9 The highest rank that an air cadet may aspire to receive the WO1 is the highest ranked cadet. Warrant Officer 1st Class
(WO1)

Adjudant 1ière classe
(adj 1c)

Officer Candidates
AIOC-1 In the CF, these are considered Subordinate Officers / Officiers subordonnés (Aviation) Officer Cadet
(OCdt)
Élève-officier
(élof)
rank
Commissioned Officers
AICO-1 In the CF these are officers of the Cadet Instructor Cadre

At this level the officer would be under training. or acting as Flight Officer.

Second Lieutenant
(2Lt)

Sous-lieutenant
(slt)

ASLT
AICO-2 In the CF these are officers of the Cadet Instructor Cadre

At this level the officer would be a Flight Officer.

Lieutenant
(Lt)

Lieutenant
(lt
)

SubLt
AICO-3 In the CF these are officers of the Cadet Instructor Cadre

At this level the officer would be a senior Divisional, staff or Executive Officer  or the Commanding Officer of a smaller Squadron.

Captain
(Capt)

Capitaine
(capt)

LT
AICO-4
In the CF these are officers of the Cadet Instructor Cadre

At this level the officer would be Commanding Officer of a Squadron.

Major
(Maj)

Major
(maj)

LTCdr
AICO-5
In the CF these are officers of the Cadet Instructor Cadre

At this level the officer would be Commanding Officer of a Region or Training Facility.

Lieutenant Colonel
(LCol)

Lieutenant-colonel
(lcol)

CDr
Artwork & Text Copyright © 2001 - 2003 Robb Mavins. All rights reserved.

Main | Rank Insignia Contents | Rank Grade System | Specialty Pages | About the Rank Maven Site | Search | Insignia Links | Rank Maven Site Index | Contact Information

Questions about copyright ? Please see : Terms & Conditions

Questions, corrections, updates or other comments about this site are welcomed and may be sent to: Robb Mavins.

Robb Mavins home page and the RobbTV series episode guide page is here
The home site for this page is http://rankmaven.tripod.com/ ( Rank Maven ).
Mirror is located at http://www.members.shaw.ca/rankmaven
Artwork & Text Copyright © 2001 - 2004 Robb Mavins.
All rights reserved.
Hit Counter
Last updated: 07/19/04.