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:




All Returning Cadets

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

Please Return by 31-Oct-19

Biathlon - Patrol Race

There is still room for female cadets to sign up!

When: Sunday, October 20th. This race will combine running and marksmanship (.22 caliber rifles) at Connaught Range. There will be a practice with the air rifles in the morning before the competition. Cadets must sign up by 10 pm October 14th and will be placed in teams of two. The final list of cadets selected to attend will be posted on October 18th.

Fall Tag Days (742 Fundraising) - Oct 19

Tag Days are fundraising activities for the squadron to provide funds for additional activities for cadets.

Cadets are to volunteer for at least one FULL day.

Parent Volunteer drivers are needed!

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.)

Sign up by emailing 742signup@gmail.com


Did you know that annual participation in the Canada Fitness Assessment is required for all promotions after LAC? Many cadets lose their promotion eligibility over the summer, so this is your chance to qualify for your next promotion! The next opportunity to complete the CFA will be Thursday, October 17th.

Dress: appropriate athletic attire, running shoes  *Bring a water bottle


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

SUPPLY: Uniforms and Name Tags

A list of uniforms* that are ready to be picked up can be found here.

A list of name tags that are ready to be picked up can be found here.

*Uniforms will be held no longer than 60 days.

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.

Did you know 742 Squadron is a Registered Charity?

If you are planning to donate through the United Way this year and do not have a preferred charity, you could contribute your donation to support 742!

Should you wish to donate to the squadron, our registered charity number is 123613523 RR 0029.