893 Beaufort Squadron

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Above Us Only Sky

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

If you have any questions or can not make it to the Tuesday evening please email 893air@cadets.gc.ca

If you have any questions for me directly you can email me at Brenda.aumonier@cadets.gc.ca

Summary of upcoming important dates:

Tues, 29 Nov - CADETS CANCELLED

This Tuesday is a regular parade night but with the snow we are not expecting many to attend.  Someone will be at the building for those interested but there will be no formal training.  Thank you to everyone who has emailed to let me know they would be staying home. Next week is the CO parade and further details will sent out later this week.

Regular training – 893 Hangar

1830-2100hrs

Dress:  FTUs (Green)

OIC:  Capt Aumonier

EFFECTIVE SPEAKING will run on the 1st and 3rd Monday, 1830hrs to 2000hrs.  This is a very valuable learning opportunity and all cadets are encouraged to consider taking part in this. Dress:  Civilian Attire Location:  Air Cadet Hangar

BIATHLON will be held at the Henry range in Parksville on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 0900-1300 hrs.  This is a physical activity so cadets should be prepared to engage in physical training as part of this activity. Dress:  Civilian Attire

MARKSMANSHIP will run the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month 1830-2000hrs. Dress:  Civilian Attire

CASC will begin soon.  This is the flight simulator program we will be offering.

WE NOW HAVE OUR CANTEEN UP AND RUNNING SO REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR $2 ON TUESDAY NIGHTS

 

New To The Squadron?

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Activity Calendar

Need to know when and where things are happening?  Check our calendar!

Activities Our Cadets Participate In

Marksmanship

This fun and rewarding program gives cadets the opportunity to develop their marksmanship skills through training and competition.

Ground School

Ground School is set up to prepare cadets for the qualifying flying exams required to apply for the Glider or Power Pilot Flying Scholarship Courses.

Learn more here.

Fam Flying

Familiarization flying in powered aircraft is an optional, complementary activity funded by the SSC to broaden and enhance the cadet's aviation experiences.

Gliding

You'll get the opportunity to fly-in a glider at Comox AFB with a licensed pilot.

Biathlon

A combination of cross country skiing and precision marksmanship, biathlon balances high intensity athletics with discipline and focus.

CASC

Computerized Aircraft Simulations.  Learn how to fly on computer flight simulators.

Effective Speaking

Our Effective Speaking Program aims to give cadets an opportunity to improve their ability to reason, organize, and express their ideas to an audience. Learn more here

FTX

Field Training Exercises are a part of the mandatory training for Air Cadets and focus on teaching valuable survival and leadership skills. These exercises are held on select weekends and the type and location will vary. The nature and complexity of the exercises also vary depending on the cadet training level to which they are targeted. 

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You Can Be A Part Of Something Great!

Air Cadets is an amazing program that helps you learn important life skills like leadership, discipline, teamwork, survival skills, marksmanship, first aid, and an introduction to the basics of flight for those who intend on becoming a pilot one day.  It's an excellent addition to your resume and an organization that many employers hold in high-regard.

What We Do

Air Cadets is a fun and exciting program where you can learn new skills, make new friends, and prepare yourself for a career in aviation or the military.

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Cadets will have the opportunity to fly with qualified pilots in small aircraft locally and gliders at CFB Comox.

Flying

ftx-weekend

FTX weekends are outings where cadets learn valuable leadership, survival, and first-aid skills in a fun and exciting setting.

FTX Weekends

marksmanship

Learn how to safely and accurately shoot air rifles and even compete with your peers for marksmanship badges.

Marksmanship Training

biatholon

The air cadets biathlon program encourages physical fitness and marksmanship excellence and allows cadets to compete regionally and provincially.

Biathlon Competitions

Ground School

Cadets have the opportunity to participate in a ground school course to prepare them for the ground school required to become a pilot.

Ground School

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