Training

Training And Exercise Information:

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Although the Squadron meets regularly on Thursday evenings, there are interesting activities occurring on other evenings and occasionally on weekends. Some of these are listed below…

Cadet Handbook

Click here for the complete 2014-15 Cadet Handbook Preface Dear Cadet Families: On behalf of the Sponsoring Committee, Staff and Cadets of 583 we welcome you to the Squadron. We hope that you and your cadet (or cadets) will find time spent with the Squadron an enjoyable and beneficial part of your lives. The intent …

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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, known internationally as The International Award for Young People, was founded by His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh in Great Britain in 1956. Designed to help young people develop a sense of responsibility in themselves and their community by expanding their horizons, the Award has …

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Field Training Exercise (FTX)

Standard Kit List   Bush Exercise (FTX): Bush Exercises are a part of the mandatory training for Air Cadets. These exercises are held on select weekends and the type and location will vary. The nature and complexity of the exercises also varies depending on the cadet training level to which they are targeted. These are …

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Flying

Gliding Familiarization flying in gliders takes place on select weekends at either Pitt Meadows, Abbotsford, or Langley airports. These flying opportunities are open to all cadets. Flights take place in two seat gliders owned by the Air Cadet League and operated by the DND. Interested cadets should check the Calendar of Events to determine when …

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Resources

Drill and Ceremonial CF Drill Manual Parade order Mess Dinner Procedures Instructor Resources Qualification Standards & Plans (QSP)   Instructional Guides (IG) Level 1   Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5     Dress Regulations CATO 55-04 (Annex F) Illustrated References CATO 55-04 Air Cadet Dress Instructions CATO-55-04 (Annex A) Dress Tenue Lace …

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Teams

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