Welcome to 742 National Capital Air Cadet Squadron!


We are an exciting and large squadron of approximately 250 cadets and 20-25 staff members. In addition to our core program, we offer a variety of optional activities for youth between the ages of 12 and 18.  Feel free to check out the website for more information on the Cadet Program and 742 Squadron. Follow us @742squadron on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram:



WE NEED YOU! Fall Tag Days (742 Fundraising) - Oct 19

We still need 8 more cadets at the South Keys hub! Sign up by emailing 742signup@gmail.com

Tag Days are fundraising activities for the squadron to provide funds for additional activities for cadets. Without tag days we would not be able to organize exciting activities and events like the Year End Trip, Archery Tag, Cosmodome etc for YOU the Cadets! Sign up now!

Cadets are to volunteer for at least one FULL day. 

We also need Parent Volunteer drivers to drop off and pick up cadets at the locations!

Dropoff time: 9:15 am/pickup time 4:30 pm:   

Hub South Keys (2210 Bank St.,Royal Bank parking lot)

Hub Merivale (Rona, 595 West Hunt Club Rd.)

Drill Team starts SUNDAY October 20!

Drill Team will starts this Sunday, October 20 & it's OPEN TO ALL CADETS! What's Drill Team? Check out this video!

Commander Tryouts will be held on Sunday, October 27.

*October-December practices will be from 09h00-13h30 on Sundays. January-May practices will be our regular 09h00-12h00 on Sundays with the occasional Friday night practices.

Biathlon - Patrol Race

When: Sunday, October 20th. This race will combine running and air rifle marksmanship at Connaught Range. There will be a practice with the air rifles in the morning before the competition. The final list of cadets selected to attend has been posted.


All Returning Cadets

Annual Validation forms were sent out to all returning cadets via email.

Please Return by 31-Oct-19

Oct 31 - Optional Halloween Night

Join us on Thursday, Oct 31 for a night of Halloween themed activities! Wear your appropriate costume or sports attire.

This night is optional.

OPI: Capt Glendenning

Diefenbunker Trip - Nov 30

When: Sat, Nov 30 1000-1700

What: Cadets will have the opportunity to explore over 100,000 sf of bunker secrets and relive the experience of the Cold War; the tour and training will provide enhanced knowledge of Canadian history and Canadian Government functions.

Transportation will be provided from 190 Clearskies Pvt to the Diefenbunker in Carp and back. Bus departs at 1015am. A pizza lunch will be provided.

OPI: Capt Glendenning

Email 742signup@gmail.com to sing up

General Ground School

Sundays beginning Oct 20th.
Do you want to fly, but are not old enough for a glider or power scholarship? Are you curious about how airplanes work, how to navigate from place to place in the air, how weather systems form? General ground school will get you started towards a lifetime in aviation!
This program is open to cadets of all levels.


Attention All 742 Cadets!!!!

To more evenly arrange our flights almost ALL cadets have been assigned new flight numbers.

Click the link to find your new flight #


Updated 02-Oct-19