|Royal Air Force Air Cadets|
|Active||Since 1 February 1941|
|Branch||Royal Air Force|
|Type||Volunteer Military Youth Organisation|
|Patron||Duchess of Cambridge|
|Commandant Air Cadets||Air Cdre Tony Keeling|
|Commandant Air Cadets’ Warrant Officer||WO Clinton Marsh RAFAC|
|Honorary Ambassador||Gp Capt Carol Vorderman RAFAC|
The Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) is a volunteer-military youth organisation sponsored by the Royal Air Force that manages both the Air Training Corps and RAF Sections of the Combined Cadet Force. The organisation is headed by a former serving RAF officer, Commandant Air Cadets. The current commandant is Air Commodore Tony Keeling.
Prior to 1 October 2017, the RAFAC was called the Air Cadet Organisation (ACO). As of 1 April 2014, the ACO had a strength of 53,360 cadets and cadet force adult volunteers. Cadets are aged between 12 and 17 on entry to the organisation.
The RAFAC is made up of: