The Combined Cadet Force

UTC Heathrow RAF Air Cadets

The CCF (RAF) along with the Air Training Corps (ATC), form the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO), better known as the Air Cadets.

The CCF(RAF) Cadets based in Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC offer an exciting and challenging cadet experience, based around flying and aviation and so inspire young people to learn and develop new skills


What We Do

The Air Cadet Organisation’s aims are to: Promote and encourage a practical interest in aviation and the Royal Air Force among young people.



In This section you will be able to download all the training information you may require to complete your cadet classifications.



Air Cadet Publications (ACP) available to download here. These publications are for reference only and may be subject to change without any prior notice. Please feel free to cantact us if the references you require are not available here.



Air Cadets at Heathrow Aviation Engineering UTC are embarking on their biggest project to date with the construction of a flight simulator built from an ex-RAF Bulldog T1 trainer, Also in the pipeline the cadets are converting a large storage container into a uniform store room.


Combined Cadet Force

There are CCF contingents in over 400 secondary schools all over the UK, offering young people a broad range of challenging, exciting, adventurous and educational activities. Our aim is to enable the development of personal responsibility, leadership and self-discipline. Each CCF is an educational partnership between the school and the Ministry of Defence, and a CCF may include Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Army or Royal Air Force sections.