You need not be a pilot or veteran to join the CAF. Colonel Membership is open to all men and women, ages 18 and older. Cadet membership is open to ages 12-23. All membership levels will receive a membership card and the knowledge that you are securing a part of history that can remain alive through flight. The CAF is a non-profit, tax-exempt historical and educational organization. Donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.