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:



*Seniors FTX Aug 31 - Sept 1 Sign up Deadline Aug 25th*

Who: Level 5s only

Senior cadets play a vital role in the effective functioning of the squadron. This event will focus on team building, leadership and setting goals for the upcoming cadet training year. 

When: Sat August 31 - Sun September 1

Where: Lac Phillipe Gatineau Campground (transportation provided)

Sign up by submitting a permission form via 742signup@gmail.com no later than Sunday August 25th.

More details on the Event Calendar


Welcome Back BBQ (Returning Cadets ONLY) - Sept 5

Our first night back is Thursday, Sept 5! Cadets can speak with the training and administration staff, as well as exchange any uniform parts that have been outgrown over the summer. A BBQ dinner will be provided for returning cadets.

Interested in joining 742? Our first intake info session is on Sept 12! Click for more info.

Interested in joining the Air Cadets? JOIN US Sept 12!

If you are between the ages of 12 to 18 inclusive (see Membership Requirements), you are eligible to join Air Cadets. Our first intake presentation and process starts on September 12, 2019! Click here for more info.

Glider Familiarization

Our first glider familiarization flying day takes place September 21 from 0800-1700. Transportation is provided from Hangar 11, 190 Clear Skies Private, to Smiths Falls Airport and back to the hangar. 

Cadets must bring water, snacks, and a lunch. Warm clothing, a windbreaker and layers are recommended.

Email 742signup@gmail.com to sign up for a flight in a glider!

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.