Air Cadet is a 1951 American drama film directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Stephen McNally and Gail Russell. The movie had a small early role for Rock Hudson.
The story follows a group of cadets through Air Force pilot training during the Korean War. After primary training at Randolph Field, they move to Williams Air Force Base for advanced training on jets. There Russ meets and falls in love with Janet, the estranged wife one of the instructors. The rivalry puts his future as a fighter pilot in jeopardy.