About the ATC

The Air Training Corps is a voluntary youth organisation supported by the Royal Air Force.

With almost 35,000 members, aged from 13 to 22 years, within over 1,000 Squadrons, the ATC is one of the country's premier youth organisations and the world's largest youth air training organisation. The Cadets are supported by a volunteer Staff of nearly 10,000 plus 5,000 Civilian Committee Members.

Aims of the Air Training Corps

The ATC is dedicated to the overall development of cadets and staff alike. The aims of the ATC are as follows:

The Air Training Corps Motto

'Venture Adventure'

The motto of the ATC sums up one of the fundamental goals of the Corps.