Published: Mar 07, 2019 by mcooper
Leading Cadet Resource Book

The Leading Cadet Resource book is the latest  in a series of publications,  launched by Cadet Direct for air cadets.  It is a complete guide and training aid for air cadets studying towards the leading classification and their instructors. It is also the perfect reference guide for cadets who are undertaking their online leading cadet open book exams. This extensive guide has been written by a RAF Air Cadet Officer and qualified teacher with years of Air Cadet experience.

The book is divided into three main sections:
1. Land Navigation using map and compass
With sub sections on:  types of north, setting a map, finding north, the compass, using a compass, estimating distance, other navigational techniques, weather and clouds.

Section 2 Principles Of Flight Land Navigation using Map & Compass - Leading Cadet Resource BookSection 1  – Land Navigation using map and compass

2. Principles of flight
With sub sections on:  Bernoulli’s Principle, lift/weight/thrust/drag, stability, stalling, manoeuvrability, flaps/slats, glider forces, rotary wings and helicopter controls).

Leading Cadet Resource Book
Section 2 – Land Navigation Using Map and Compass

3. Airmanship knowledge
With sub sections on: Air traffic control, ATC roles, communication, radar and radio aids, rights of way, flying at night, looking out, airspace and airways, identifying military aircraft.

Leading Cadet Resource Book
Section 3 – Airmanship Knowledge

The Leading cadet Resource book is packed full of diagrams, photographs, tables and information with over 103 colour printed pages. It has been produced in a A5 spiral bound format for ease of use.

As well as the Leading Cadet Resource Book, Cadet Direct has also recently published two other training books for Air Cadets. These are the First Class Air Cadet Resource Book and the First Class Air Cadet Instructor Handbook.

First Class Air Cadet Resource Book

First Class Air Cadet Resource Book

First Class Air Cadet Resource Book
This 2018-2019 edition includes all the information required to complete the pass elements of the first class training syllabus.

First Class Air Cadets Instructor HandbookFirst Class Air Cadet Instructor Handbook

First Class Air Cadet Instructor Handbook
This large format spiral bound A4 First Class Cadet Instructor Handbook is a complete step-by-step scheme of work for RAFAC instructors, enabling them to deliver the pass elements of the Royal Air Force Cadet’s First Class training syllabus.