The Air Cadet Organisation (ACO) is a voluntary youth organisation
supported by it's sponsor the Royal Air Force. The ACO is comprised of the
Air Training Corps (ATC) which is open for anyone to join aged between 13
and 17 years and the Combined Cadet Force (RAF) which is school based.
ACO is one of the country's premier youth organizations and the world's
largest youth air training organisation. The cadets are supported by
volunteer Staff and Civilian Committee Members. Further details concerning
joining the Air Cadet Team can be found at
On the following pages (please see links at the top of each page), are a
selection of the activities and training undertaken by the cadets and
staff of the Central & East Region of the ACO. However, shown below are a
selection of the latest news reports from around this Region.
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BGA Gliding Bursaries Available
Air Cadets who have completed an Air Cadet gliding
scholarship, are invited to develop their gliding via Junior Gliding
Centres, such as the Cambridge Gliding Centre. To help cadets fund this
gliding through a scholarship and training scheme the BGA has
developed a bursary scheme.
The Cambridge Gliding Centre is providing the first Junior Gliding Centre (JGC)
within the Central and Eastern Region of the Air Cadet Organisation to
enable this unique partnership to become reality. Details are available via
this downloadable link: