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Basic Air Power Seminar


The purpose of the Basic Air Power Seminar (BAPS) is to provide Air Force personnel with an introduction or refresher on the basics of air power - the stuff all airmen should knowAPDC Education Section provides air power instruction over one or one-and-a-half days at your location. Main themes of the instruction include air power history, doctrine and strategic overview and professional mastery.

The one-and-a-half day version culminates in a number of activities and a case study designed to develop understanding of how air power doctrine is employed in different scenarios.

The BAPS can also be tailored to meet a unit’s specific needs. Unlike all other APDC courses, BAPS is not PMKeyS reportable.

Travel funding may be required for seminars conducted outside of Canberra.

Scheduled BAPS for 2019

The BAPS is run on an as requested basis.


Individuals can nominate for the BAPS by submitting a BAPS Nomination form
and email to