Invitation to join advanced ground school

Invitation from 135 Bell-Irving Squadron to join advanced ground school online

We have decided to put an advanced spring ground school program on this year to offer interested students a more in-depth look at some of the technical topics that we are unable to dedicate time to during the fall syllabus.  The topics chosen are all relevant to their futures in aviation and will expand on some questions frequently asked during the regular syllabus.

Keen cadets of any age are welcome to join us.  However, these topics are not beginner-level so students would benefit from having previously attended a ground school program or conducted a self-study program to the same degree.  There will be no tests, but engaging with the instructors and program material is encouraged.

All sessions will be delivered via the MS Teams account hosted by 111 Sqn.


Schedule and topics: (all classes are 7 pm – 9 pm)

Sunday, 14 March: Advanced Theory of Flight – Spins and Spirals

Sunday, 21 March: Human Factors – Guest presenter

Sunday, 28 March: Soaring Theory Part 1 of 2

Sunday, 4 April: Soaring Theory Part 2 of 2

Sunday, 11 April: Introduction to Flight Safety – Guest presenter TBC

Sunday, 18 April: Advanced Concepts in Meteorology

Wednesday, 28 April: Jets & Turbines

Sunday, 02 May: Career panel – Q&A session with 3-4 aviation professionals TBC

(Note: This is not a regionally directed activity.  This is an LHQ ground school shared by a few units, who are taking advantage of the virtues of free online engagement to invite all of you to join us!)


Captain Roberta Dight, CD

Administration Officer, 135 Bell-Irving Squadron

Royal Canadian Air Cadets

Canadian Armed Forces


Officier d’administration, 135 Bell-Irving Escadron

Cadets de l’Aviation royale du Canada
Forces armées canadiennes


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