Orville and Wilbur Wright were the first people credited with controlled, sustained, powered, heavier-than-air flight.
HOW TO BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR PROMOTION
1. Pre-Requisite: Be a current CAP cadet, as shown in eServices.
Possess a CAP uniform and wear it properly.
Be capable of reciting the Cadet Oath from memory
(see R52-16 paragraph 5-2 and 1-3).
2. Leadership: Pass a comprehensive Learn to Lead or Leadership for the 21st Century exam, with a grade of 80% or higher, closed-book, untimed. This test includes multiple-choice questions and a section testing performance in drill and ceremonies.
3. Aerospace: No requirement
4. Character: No requirement
5. Activities: Participate actively
6. Fitness: Pass the mile run or shuttle run, plus 2 of the 3 other events in the cadet physical fitness test, as shown below:
|Sit & Reach||20||21||21||20||23||24||25||28|
|Sit & Reach||24||24||25||24||28||31||30||31|
Fulfilling the promotion eligibility requirements above is only half the battle. You also need to show that you have some leadership skills. Look at the goals below and once in a while ask yourself how well you're doing in those areas.
|Attitude||Maintains a positive attitude and encourages good attitudes in others;|
|does not flaunt rank or authority|
|Displays a commitment to the Core Values; promotes team spirit, professionalism, and good sportsmanship as a team leader|
|Proficient in informal public speaking (i.e., in giving directions to and training junior cadets)|
|Sense of |
|Enforces standards; trustworthy in supervising a small team and leading them in fulfillment of a series of simple tasks; given a plan, is able to carry it out|
|Guides and coaches junior cadets; recognizes when junior cadets need help; leads by example; is not a “boss”|
Cadet Flight Sergeant