I'm looking at joining the army as a commissioned pilot. In all honesty, I simply want to be a pilot in the armed forces and am looking at the Navy and the AAC together. My aptitude test score may be too low to gain a place with the navy at present (it is 113 for pilot and 97 for observer). I wondered if anyone knows if this is suitable for the AAC? I get the impression from the forums that it would be wrong to make it apparent that I want to be a pilot in the army and that people need to keep this under wraps until getting into Sandhurst. I don't understand this mentality when the army's recruitment pages are advertising for pilot's? I was speaking with a number of potential AAC recruits at RAF Cranwell (all going for pilot aptitude and medicals and non serving). They hadn't secured places at Sandhurst yet but were being put through Cranwell already. 3 out of 4 of them said that they would cancel there application to the army if they failed aptitude or medical. Surely this defeats the ethos of the army's recruitment system for pilots? It's left me confused about the recruitment system.