Announcements


Spring FTX (May 3-5)

What: 742 Squadron will conduct a Spring Aircrew Survival weekend. Cadets will participate in survival related skills from each level in the training program. 

Who: Open to all cadets. (Cadets are required to have attended at least one of the FTXs this year to pass their level) Maximum participation is encouraged.

Departure:
Will be from Hangar 11, at 190 Clear Skies Private, Friday May 3. Cadets are to arrive at the hangar no later than 17:00. In case of a poor weather forecast, we will ask to see suitable rain gear and waterproof footwear before being permitted on the bus. Due to supply shortages it is asked that all cadets bring a sleeping bag. Cadets who do not have essential items to remain dry and warm will not be permitted to attend. Pack them at the top of your stuff! 

Return:

Hangar 11, at 190 Clear Skies Private, Sunday, May 5 at 14:30.


* This weekend is NOT in UNIFORM. Pack in a backpack if you can. Suitcases are hard for the cadets to carry to the survival camp site. They have to walk with their bag about 1 km. We recommend everything in the bag be packed inside a garbage bag to keep it dry.

ATTENTION LEVEL 2s:

2317 Army cadets will be hosting an orienteering night for Level 2 cadets and Level 2 instructors. Cadets will be outside learning the fundamentals of orienteering (map and compass). 
This will be a great opportunity for Level 2s to learn the basics of orienteering which will benefit them for upcoming cadet years and learn more about the Army cadet program.

Location: Morrison Artillery Park
Dress: Warm appropriate civilian attire with proper outdoor footwear

Officers at event: Lt Lang and CI Hayes

Sign up via 742signup@gmail.com

Year End Trip (May 17-20)

What: 742 Squadron will be offering another amazing Year End Trip. This trip will offer an educational cadet learning experience, to further promote the aims of the cadet program, complemented by leisure activities.

Cost: $150 per cadet - Includes all official activities and meals with the exception of breakfast and lunch on the first day. Signup: ONLY VIA Squadron Sponsoring Committee - at canteen table (absolutely NO emails). Both Permission Form and Payment must be made to be considered as "signed-up", but it does not guarantee that you will be attending. (Cheques should be made out to "742 National Capital Air Cadet Squadron".)

Signup Opens: April 18 and Closes: May 9

Who: Open to 100 cadets. Cadets will be selected on a merit basis, with consideration given to tag day participation.

Departure: Will be from Hangar 11, at 190 Clear Skies Private. Cadets are to arrive at the hanger for 07h00 on 17 May 2019

Return: Hangar 11, at 190 Clear Skies Private, Cadets will be returning to the hanger for 18h00 on 20 May 2019 Tentative

Itinerary: A. May 17th. Highlight activities include visiting and touring a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) unit. B. May 18th. Activities for the day will include touring a Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) unit. As well as exploring Canadore College’s Aviation Campus and visiting Science North, Sudbury. C. May 19th. Activities for the day will include visiting Canada’s Wonderland. D. May 20th. Key activity will be visiting Fort Henry, Kingston. Please note that all timing and events are subject to change. Please contact the event OPI or 2IC for any question, comments, or concerns.

Drill Team (April 26 & 27)

Our last practice before competition & the pizza/boot polishing party will be Friday, April 26!

April 27 is the competition - all information has been posted on the Event Calendar. For questions, email 742drill@gmail.com

ATTN Level 3s - Performance Checks to Pass Level 3

CI GarbuttThis Thurs (April 25) the Aviation Exam Retake (or the first try for those who were absent on the original date). Retakes for the drill PO check (308) and the teaching PO check (309) will also take place.

It is the responsibility of the Cadet to ensure they have completed all Performance Checks required to pass their level. Please check if you’re missing any of these PO’s, you can ask me or any of your seniors.

From now until the May 23, make up PO checks will take place every Thursday for ALL PO checks. Completing these evaluations is necessary for passing level 3 and some are required for promotion eligibility.

For further information about the PO checks, their importance, or accomodations for absences or academic accommodations please contact CI Garbutt.

Tag Day (April 27)

Mandatory Activity for all cadets. Tag days are a way to fundraise for 742 Squadron to provide funds for additional activities for Cadets. Cadets are to volunteer for at least one full day on Apr 13 or 27 if they did not participate in the fall.

Dropoff time: 9:15 am/pickup time 4:30 pm:
hub A – South Keys (RBC)
hub B – Merivale (Rona)

Parent Volunteer drivers are also needed!

All details can be found on the Event Calendar.

 
 
 

Gliding (April 28) - SIGNUP FULL

What: cadets will be given the opportunity to fly in a glider

Where: Smiths Falls/Montague Airport Who: 30 cadets from 742

When: Sunday, April 28

The bus will leave the hangar at 8 am and return by 5 pm.

Cadets must bring a lunch, water, snacks.

Dress: warm clothing; cadets will spend a portion of the day outdoors. Running shoes or other warm footwear, jacket, hat and mitts are recommended.

OPI: CI Harding

MAX 30 cadets

Mess Dinner (May 30)

Cost: $10 per cadet
MAX: 135 Cadets
SIGN-UP will ONLY by accepted by the Squadron Sponsoring Committee (located at Canteen). Email signup is NOT permitted.
Deadline to Sign up is Thursday May 16th

Meal Choices (please indicate when signing up):

Starter: Rolls with Butter /Garden Salad with Poppy seed Dressing 

Main: Red Pepper and Feta-stuffed Chicken Breast, topped with a Balsamic Drizzle , Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Veggie Option: Quinoa-Stuffed Red Pepper, Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables 

Dessert: Warm apple blossom with vanilla ice cream and cinnamon. Tea and coffee

*Cadets partaking in Ramadan should identify when signing up that they would like to receive their meal later in the evening.

DRESS: C-8 (Mess Dress)

Cadets shall wear their full uniform, including tunic with medals, but with a white dress shirt and a black bow tie. Females have the option of wearing a white shirt buttoned to the top without a black bow tie. If you do not have a white dress shirt and black bowtie you must wear your blue dress shirt with tie. No headdress shall be worn inside the mess.

Officers shall wear Dress Order 2, 2A or 2B (Mess kit, or uniform with bow tie).

Civilians and cadets without uniforms shall wear formal attire. For males, this means dress pants, dress shirt, tie and suit jacket if available. For females, formal attire can include an appropriate formal dress, or similar to male formal attire.

Female hair may be up in bun, hair piled on top of head, curled and pinned, strands of hair hanging down, or hair pulled at sides and remainder curled or neatly done (No ponytails or hair half down allowed). As long as it is neat, well-kept and looks formal. Hair does not need to be tightly done as it is on parade.

ATTN Level 4s

See the attached doc with the different requirements required to pass level 4.  If your name is listed, this means you have not completed previous evaluation(s), therefore you must complete it on the listed date (next opportunity) by the end of the training year.

Any questions/concerns should be emailed to 742levelfour@gmail.com

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.

56th Annual Ceremonial Review (May 26) - MANDATORY

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 26, 2019🗓

ACR Practice is May 25th! What is the ACR or Annual? It is our Annual Ceremonial Review, which is a parade where you and your fellow cadets get to show off what you learned and participated in over the last few months. The parade marks the formal end to training for the summer months. We will have awards and presentations, speeches, and static displays.

Mandatory for all cadets. (Required to pass training level, for promotion and to attend summer training). More details on the Event Calendar.

Power Flying (June 1)

When: Sat, June 1st, 11:15am – 4:45pm
Where: Carp Airport- West Capital Developments, 1500 Thomas Argue Rd, Carp, ON K0A 1L0, Canada (map)
OPI: CI Harding
Cadets must arrive at the hangar at 11:15 for an 11:30 departure. Email 742signup@gmail.com to sign up for an amazing flight in a 4-passenger aircraft! Transportation is provided, exact timings for return to the hangar will be confirmed. Bring some snacks, water, and some activities/homework to do while you wait for your flight. 
 
Max 30 cadets

 

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