The Leading Cadet Resource Book is a comprehensive training resource for air cadets studying towards the leading classification and their instructors. Independently written by a RAF Air Cadet Officer and qualified teacher with years of Air Cadet experience, this 2019-2020 edition can also be used as reference material by cadets who are taking their online open book examinations for leading cadet. The book is divided into the following three main chapters and sub-sections:
Land navigation using map and compass
(Including types of north, setting a map, finding north, the compass, using a compass, estimating distance, other navigational techniques, weather and clouds)
Principles of flight
(Including Bernoulli's Principle, lift/weight/thrust/drag, stability, stalling, manoeuvrability, flaps/slats, glider forces, rotary wings and helicopter controls)
(including Air traffic control, ATC roles, communication, radar and radio aids, rights of way, flying at night, looking out, airspace and airways, identifying military aircraft)
With 103 colour printed pages, including diagrams, photos and tables, this professionally produced resource book is printed in A5 spiral bound format. Size: A5 (H14.8cm by W21cm). Weight: 166g.
Delivery: estimated Tue 19 Jan