NAVCAD

AcronymDefinition
NAVCADNaval Aviation Cadet
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He makes errors that would make a NavCad blush with shame, he forgets to check NOTAMS on his destination or enroute radio fixes, collides with his wingman, stretches his fuel too far, pushes his skill in weather and just plain takes too many darn fool chances!
--A NavCad died in a crash after making several low passes over a beach in an F9F-5.
Perhaps as a NAVCAD (Naval Cadet) he might have been 22 or 23 after nearly two years of flight training, but not 20.