903 Aviation Training Squadron deliver 9 full-week Gliding Courses each year. Follow the process below to apply;







1.  Application


2. Upload

  • Upload a signed ‘AAFC Aviation Medical’ (AAFC Medical Declaration Form Gliding)
  • This is a requirement for all students
  • You are required to bring a hard copy of the original with you on course


3. GFA Membership

  • BASIC students: GFA Introductory membership application (GFA-Introductory-AAFC-Membership-Form)
  • INTERMEDIATE students: GFA 12-month membership application (GFA 12 Month Membership)
  • ADVANCED and SOLO students: If your previous GFA 12-month membership application has expired, you will be required to renew your GFA membership


4. Payment Confirmation

  • You will ONLY be required to confirm the payment required for the course on the online application form


5. Medical

  • If you are attending your third course or currently solo, you require a current aviation medical
  • It is your responsibility to arrange this prior to your course and failure to do so will result in delay to your flying progression
  • It is also your responsibly to carry your medical on your persons whenever you fly solo
  • 903 ATS recommends the CASA Basic Class 2 aviation medical
  • See the 3WG aviation website for the list of approved aviation medicals (signed by a GP or DAME)


6. Submit application

  • The application must be submitted online
  • 903 ATS has a ‘first in best dressed’ policy for gliding courses


7. CadetOne

  • Nominate for the gliding course on CadetOne immediately after you have submitted your completed application
  • Your Squadron CO will need to endorse your nomination
  • Any medical conditions or dietary required must be up to date on CadetOne


8. Success

  • If your application in successful you will recieve the following via email:
    • Payment details: you are required to make FULL payment within 7 days. Failure to pay will result in you forfeiting your position on the course
    • Merchandise: ordering forms for required and optional merchandise
  • JI/Travel
    • Course Joining Instructions and Travel Orders will be emailed to all participants before course commencement
  • TR66
    • You must complete a TR66 consent form (downloaded from CadetOne) and bring it with you to the course