Complete the requirements below:
  1. Qualify with one of the following:
    1. Hold the Basic Aviation Skills Badge OR
    2. Be at least 11½ years and complete requirements 1 and 5 of the Basic Aviation Skills Badge.
  2. List the main types of aircraft and identify the parts of an aeroplane.
  3. Identify 12 aircraft in use today from pictures or in flight. These must include at least two civil commercial aircraft, two military aircraft and two light private aircraft.
  4. Explain how wind speed and direction are measured and how weather can affect various air activities. Demonstrate how to obtain a local forecast for an air activity.
  5. Understand the phonetic alphabet, explain why it is used and demonstrate its use.
  6. Demonstrate ability to trim a suitable model glider to perform a straight glide, stall and specified turn. Explain the relationships between lift, drag, thrust and weight.
  7. Choose one of the following activities:
    1. Fly in a light aircraft or glider as a passenger and know the rules in Policy, Organisation and Rules relating to flying.
    2. Help to organise a visit to an airfield or place of aviation history for a group of Scouts. Explain to your assessor what you would need to tell the Scouts prior to the visit.
  8. From the list of Aviation Skills training activities complete a further six items taken from at least four different sections.


If you need help designing alternatives to these requirements for those with special needs please contact the Special Needs Office at Gilwell Park.