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:



Announcements - Week of 26 Oct 2020

Check out the announcements for the week! Highlights:

ℹ️ Summer training & Remembrance day info
🗣️ Guest speaker for Level 3s & 4s
📮👔 Contactless paperwork submission & uniform pickup


Remembrance Day

Since in-person activities are currently suspended, cadets are not authorized to wear their cadet uniform to school. Please stay tuned for more information regarding possible virtual Remembrance Day events.  

Ground School

Virtual Senior Ground School will take place on Tuesday evenings beginning Oct 6! Please email carlee.glendenning@742aircadets.ca if you would like to participate. The program is open to all cadets, however, you must at least be in level 3, and have had your 15th birthday by Sept 1 this year in order to apply for the summer courses. These sessions are tailored for cadets who will be applying for the Glider Pilot Training Course or the Power Pilot Training Course (GPTC or PPTC). 

SUPPLY: Uniforms & Name Tags

  • New Cadets requiring an entire uniform, fill out this form.
  • Current Cadets requesting an item exchange, fill out this form.
  • A list of name tags that are ready to be picked up can be found here.
  • Name tag request form (check above list first)
  • Please note that the priority for the time being is issuing and exchanging FTU components. These can be collected via contactless curbside pickup beginning in November: Sign up for a specific time slot here, and then arrive at 8 Clements Ave (“The Trailer”) at your designated time, open your trunk, and the item will be placed inside by the staff member (please stay in your vehicle).

In-person activities SUSPENDED

Effective 30 Sept 2020, Ottawa is in the Orange zone, this means that ALL activities that were to take place in person, until further notice are suspended.

  • Training/meetings will have to be conducted exclusively virtually. 
  • Supply and Admin are closed until further notice - any previously scheduled appointments for uniform pick-up or document drop-off will need to be rescheduled. We apologize for the inconvenience.