§ 21. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
asked the Secretary of State for Air the age limits for qualified pilots joining the Auxiliary Air Force
§ Sir P. SASSOON
The minimum age limit for appointment to a commission in the Auxiliary Air Force for flying duties is 18 years. The maximum age limits for appointment are as follow:
The Air Council have discretionary power to give special consideration to the application of any candidate who is over the age limit but who is otherwise suitable.
Pilot or Flying Officer … 25 years. Flight Lieutenant … 30 years. Squadron Leader … 35 years. Wing Commander … 40 years.