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National Summer Course Training Applications are OPEN

All Nationally selected course applications are open for application.

Who: Cadets Level 3 and above

What: Power Pilot Scholarship, Glider Pilot Scholarship, Advanced Aerospace Course, Advanced Aviation & Technology Course - Aircraft Maintenance, Advanced Aviation & Technology Course - Airport Operations and International Exchange.

Where: For more information on application requirements visit the Summer Training Tab on the website.

When: Applications are open now until 1 November 2018 ALL information must be handed in by that date.

Questions: Direct to Capt Donner

Note: If you want assistance to proof read your narrative submit it early

Staff Cadet & Band Summer Training Applications OPEN

All Staff Cadet and Band courses applications are open for application.


Who: Staff Cadets = Must be 16 years by 1-Jan-19

            Band Courses = Cadets level 2 or higher (see website for specific details)

What: Staff Cadet employment @ various Cadet Training Centres (CTC)

Basic Musician Course, Basic Pipe & Drums Course, Intermediate Musician Course, Intermediate Pipe & Drums Course, Advanced Musician Course, Advanced Pipe & Drums Course.

Where: For more information on application requirements visit the Summer Training Tab on the website.

When: Applications are open now until 1 November 2018

Questions: Direct to Capt Donner

Poppy Days

Poppy Days are another great way to earn volunteer hours and support the Legion! Poppy distribution will take place at the Rideau Center and Billings Bridge Mall on Oct 28, Nov 3, and Nov 4. Email with your rank, full name, available date, and location (Rideau or Billings).

Power Familiarization Flights

Please note that the Power Familiarization day on Oct 28th will take place at Smith’s Falls airport. Cadets must arrive at the hangar for 6:45 am for a 7:00 departure by bus. Cadets will return to the hangar by 1:30pm. There are many spots still available! If you are no longer able to attend, please send an email so that your spot can be given to another cadet.

Sign up to experience a flight in a 4-passenger aircraft! See the calendar for timings and details. Email

Next Recruiting Session - November!

We are closed for accepting new Recruits until the next Intake.

Next intake of applications will be November 8th, with a presentation on the program and our Squadron that evening at 7pm - followed by paperwork processing for new applicants!

If you're interested in joining 742 - come see us November 8th!!

Did you know 742 Squadron is a Registered Charity?

Ground School

So, you want to be a pilot! Scholarship ground school takes place on Tuesday evenings from 1830-2130.Please check the event calendar for details. To attend, cadets must be in Training Level 3 and must have turned 15 years of age before 1 Sep 2018. General Ground School (open to all cadets) will start later in the year.

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.


Practices will be held at Camp Fortune beginning Oct 27th. Cadets must sign up for practice each week. The Patrol Race has been scheduled for November 3rd, so all interested cadets should be going for a run/working out several times per week on their own in preparation. Cadets must bring water, a lunch and their health card to EVERY practice at Camp Fortune. Cadets may be dropped off near the path to the Chalet des Erables, but no parent parking is permitted at Camp Fortune during practices.

Read the most recent Biathlon Center Bulletin here

Volunteer Drivers Needed - Tag Day (Oct 27)

The 742 Sponsoring Committee is looking for parents/guardians to act as volunteer drivers for the South Keys and Merivale hubs on Oct 27! Click here for more info!

Volunteer drivers will drive to a designated hub and be directed by a Sponsoring Committee member to drive their cadet plus 2 other cadets to a location – you would leave the hub at 9:30 am, drive cadets to the store (assigned to you in the morning), pick them up at 4:15 pm and return them (and their cans+trays) to the hub. You will be provided a driver log form to  fill out (car policy #, insurance policy #, cell phone # you can be reached at).

Photos from 55th ACR 2018

Click here to see photos from this year's Annual Ceremonial Review!


Updated: Sep 4th, 2018 at 1:46 PM (EST)