HC Deb 29 June 1927 vol 208 c392
21. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY

asked the Secretary of State for Air the age limits for qualified pilots joining the Auxiliary Air Force


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:

Pilot or Flying Officer 25 years.
Flight Lieutenant 30 years.
Squadron Leader 35 years.
Wing Commander 40 years.
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.