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Cub Scout Activity Badges: Air Activities


The Cub Scout must complete these three activities.

  1. Know the dangers involved in visiting an airfield.

  2. Visit an aerodrome, air display or air museum.

  3. Choose three activities from the list below:

    1. Make and fly one of the following: a model aeroplane, three different types of paper glider, a hot-air balloon, or a kite

    2. Identify six airlines and their nationalities from their markings

    3. Name and identify the main parts of an aeroplane

    4. Assemble a plastic scale model aeroplane to a reasonable standard

    5. Name and identify the different types of aircraft (powered aeroplanes, airships, gliders etc.)

    6. Fly in an aircraft and share their experience with the Pack

    7. Explain how different weather conditions can affect air activities

    8. Collect and identify six different pictures of aircraft and share them with other Cub Scouts.



The Imperial War Museum at Duxford has developed resources for this badge. These can be found on the IWM Duxford website.