How long is Civil Air Patrol training?

How long is Civil Air Patrol training?

4-6 hours
The target time for this training is 4-6 hours.

What are the requirements to fly for the Civil Air Patrol?

Checklist (Initial Requirements)

  • Be a current, active CAP member at least 17 years of age.
  • Possess a valid FAA private, commercial, or airline transport pilot certificate.
  • Possess a valid FAA Basic Medical, FAA Class III, or higher medical certificate (not required for gliders)

Can you fly for free in Civil Air Patrol?

Orientation flights are always free to cadets. Survey data has repeatedly shown that the #1 reason youth become CAP cadets is an interest in flying.

What age can I join Civil Air Patrol?

at least 12 years old
How old do I have to be to join? Youth members must be at least 12 years old and not yet 19 years old. Special school squadrons accept cadets under the age of 12 as long as they are in the sixth grade.

How old can you be to join the Civil Air Patrol?

12-18 years of
Youth from 12-18 years of age can join CAP’s Cadet Program.

Do you have to be a pilot to join the Civil Air Patrol?

There are many volunteer opportunities in CAP that do not require a pilot’s license. Some opportunities include: recruiting, communications, logistics, personnel, public affairs, aerospace education, search and rescue and more.

Are Civil Air Patrol pilots paid?

No, you are a volunteer member of Civil Air Patrol. All activities you do are donations of your time and expertise to help your country and community.

How do you rank up in Civil Air Patrol?

To progress, cadets must (1) participate actively; (2) pass a written leadership test; (3) pass a written aerospace test; (4) pass a physical fitness test; (5) participate in character development forums; and most of all (6) demonstrate they have the maturity to accept increased responsibility.