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:




Annual Validations Due: For All Returning Cadets - Annual Validation forms were sent out to all returning cadets via email. Please Return by 31-Oct-19 EXTENSION TO 7-NOV-19

If you did not recieve the form via email please request it again by emailing 742squadron@gmail.com (We may have an outdated email address on file)


  • Cadet High School Credit Co-Op Program (Nov 14 @ 20h00)
  • Level 5 Workshops (Nov 23 @ 08h30-16h00)
  • WO1 Merit Review Boards (Dec 5)
  • Staffing Changes (effective Nov 7)
  • Late Joiners (joined after age 13? - view details)


  • Diefenbunker Trip (Nov 30 @ 10h00-17h00)
  • Emergency First Aid (Dec 7 @ 08h00)

SUPPLY: Uniforms & 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.

Biathlon - resumes Nov 16

Nov 16 and 23 - Training at 8 Clements Ave: Dress warmly for an outdoor run and make sure to have layers to layer down during the indoor workout portion. 
Have with you: water bottle, running shoes, running toque or headband (must cover your ears), warm gloves or mitts, running pants (optional shorts underneath), warm running jacket or sweater (with t-shirt underneath)
Click "View details".


NEW DATE: Try-out for the Highland Dancing selection will be held next week, Friday November 15 from 7pm to 8pm @ the Central Band Building. Open to all cadets, but mainly to 1st/2nd year. Please email Major Jean-François Lambert if interested at cadets.band.programs@gmail.com  

Help me find cadets interested in playing a role with the 75 & 742 Band Programs Pipes & Drums as HIGHLAND DANCERS (seeking first years if at all possible for long term investment). Become a superstar! Our Flyer: https://bit.ly/2JGkQ5e   and   https://bit.ly/34qFRsn 

*** Band Programs Now OPEN ***

The Band Programs is accepting new musicians!

Pipes & Drums:         Bagpipes, Highland Snare, Tenor Drum & Bass

                                    Mondays 6h30 pm to 8h45 pm  @ Central Band Building

Brass & Reed:           Flute, Clarinet, Sax, Oboe, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussions

                                    Sundays 2h00 pm to 5h15 pm @ Central Band Building

Highland Dancing:     For cadets interested in learning Highland Dancing (we need both boys and girls)

                                     Fridays 7h00 pm to 8h00 pm  @ Central Band Building                                   

https://bit.ly/34jerov  EMAIL MAJOR JEAN-FRANÇOIS LAMBERT: cadets.band.programs@gmail.com 

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.