Civil Air Patrol builds enthusiasm for aviation and space through its Aerospace Education programs. Civil Air Patrol’s cadets and adult members learn about aviation history and the scientific principles that make flight possible.
Conferences, textbooks, websites, and activity guides are available to Civil Air Patrol members. The public benefits from Civil Air Patrol’s aerospace education programs as well, since Civil Air Patrol provides educators at all grade levels with resources to incorporate aviation, space, and technology themes into their school curriculum.
This rigorous education program is linked to promotions for every level in Civil Air Patrol. In order to progress, cadets must take courses and tests relating to aviation. They also get the opportunity to do model building and actual flying.