Announcements


 Happy Summer Break!

742 Squadron's regular training year has concluded. This website will be updated on an as-needed basis throughout the summer. Regular Training will resume in September 2021!


Administration:

For general inquiries, registration as a new cadet, or updating personal information (e.g.: Annual Validation, Health Cards), email the Administration Team at 742squadron@gmail.com

Due to the current restrictions, we cannot accept any in-person drops off of paperwork, however, you may choose one of the following methods:

  • Email a scanned copy to 742aviation@cadets.gc.ca 
  • Mail through Canada Post to our squadron post office box:
    742 National Capital Squadron
    2515 Bank St. Box 40008
    Ottawa ON  K1V 0W8

Training: Training has concluded for the 2020-21 year, and resumes in September 2021.

For general inquiries, email 742squadron@gmail.com
For summer training inquiries, email Capt Element at sandy.element@742aircadets.ca and 742squadron@gmail.com 

Let us know your thoughts about this past year and what your plans are for next year! Please fill out the below Google form depending on your level. This form will take about 5 minutes to complete.

Missed the Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR)? Join the online experience now.

  • EXPLORE the 20+ displays showcasing cadets’ training and talents
  • WATCH the 10+ videos from award recognitions, guest speeches from honoured guests and retirement messages from Senior Cadets who will be taking on new adventures
  • SIGN the guestbook to report your attendance and feel free to leave a message about this year!

Experience the 58th ACR here: https://sites.google.com/742aircadets.ca/acr2021 

Important - In-person summer Cadet Activities Program!

The Cadet Activities Programs (or CAP) will be offering in-person activities this summer. These courses will be agile, flexible and adjusted according to public health measures (PHM). Cadets will need to provide their own meals and transportation to in person activities.

If you are interested in applying, please email Capt Element at sandy.element@742aircadets.ca AND fill out this form. Deadline to sign up is this Thursday June 17th. Limited spots are available.

For more information, please review the Handbook Information Summer 2021

  1. Drone Pilot Training Course – Basic & Advanced Courses

The goal of the drone training offered in the Eastern Region is to properly prepare cadets to pass the Transport Canada certificate exam in order to obtain the Drone Pilot Certificate (required in Canada to operate a drone).

  • 2 weeks long
  • Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • August 2 - 6 (virtual)
  • August 9 - 13 (in-person)

Who is eligible?

  • Level 3+
  • 14 years or older (basic) & 16 years or older (advanced)

 

  1. Marksmanship Clinics

The marksmanship clinics will allow cadets to develop their marksmanship skills. At some sites, it will be possible for cadets to shoot on SIUS electronic targets. Cadets are also eligible to earn marksmanship qualification badges.

  • July 24 – 25
  • half days from 8:30 – 11:30 am or 1:00 – 4:00pm

Who is eligible?

  • All cadets

Supply: Uniform pickups are currently on pause during the lockdown.

For questions regarding drop off/pick up of uniforms, email Capt Glendenning at carlee.glendenning@742aircadets.ca and 742squadron@gmail.com

Check if your uniform is ready for pickup here.

The priority, for the time being, is issuing and exchanging FTU components. These can be collected via contactless curbside pickup beginning in November: If your uniform is ready for pickup, 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(s) will be placed inside by the staff member (please stay in your vehicle).

  • 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)

Covid-19 Update: Ontario remains in lockdown and any cadet-related activities can only be held virtually.


Ways to support 742 Squadron:

Other Current Announcements:

Biathlon Skis

Any cadets with biathlon equipment must return them to 8 Clements on Tuesday July 6 from 8-830PM.

Summer Break - Stand Down

742 Squadron's regular training year has concluded. This website will be updated on an as-needed basis throughout the summer. Regular training resumes in September 2021!

 

 

Updated: Jun 15th, 2021 at 2:48 AM (EST)