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:



Fall Tag Days (742 Fundraising) - Sept 28 & 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






Mandatory Field Training Exercise (FTX) - Oct 4-6

742 Squadron will be conducting a weekend field training exercise (FTX) from Oct. 04-06, 2019. Cadets are required to attend in order to successfully complete their training year.

Permission form must submitted to the Administration Office no later than Sunday, Sept 29.

Permission Form - Kit List

Glider Familiarization - Oct 13

Our first glider familiarization flying day (September 21) is now full! The next opportunity will be Oct 13 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!

Scholarship Ground School

Scholarship ground school will start on Tuesday, 24 September 2019. To attend, cadets must be in Training Level 3, have an interest in applying for the Glider or Power Pilot Scholarship, and must have turned 15 years of age before 1 Sep 2019.

Drill Team starts October 13!

Drill Team will start on Sunday, October 13 following the Fall FTX! What's Drill Team? Check out this video!

*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.


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.