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…

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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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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Activity Request Form Please fill out this form in its entirety. The more information the better. Please note the following: – Activity MUST be submitted at minimum 2 weeks in advance. – All Mandatory Fields must be completed – Please plan an alternate location for your activity in case the location of choice is not …

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Squadron Standing Orders

Squadron Standing Orders 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 of this handbook is to …

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