Advanced Training Course Candidates 2018

Any Cadet wishing to apply for an advanced training course, or staff cadet position MUST submit an online application form.

This must be completed not later than end of day 28 November 2017.  Late applications will not be entertained.

This includes candidates for the following courses:

  • Glider
  • Power
  • Advanced Aviation – Airport Operations
  • Advanced Aviation – Aircraft Maintenance
  • Advanced Aviation – Advanced Aerospace
  • International Air Cadet Exchange

Cadets are required to provide the following documents no later than Tuesday 28 November 2017 to the Admin Office.

  • Photocopy of your final Report Card from the Sep 2016 to June 2017 school year
  • Cover Letter and Resume – printed and signed.  If Cadets are applying for more than one National Course, they must submit a separate cover letter & resume for each course.  Please refer to 2018 preparation guide for further details.
  • Glider Height and Weight Form printed and signed if applying for Glider
  • Power Height and Weight Form printed and signed if applying for Power

Staff cadets are not required to submit any documentation other than completing the online application form.

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Summer Training

It is quickly approaching the time when cadets will need to make selections for Summer Training.

Check out the Guide to Summer Training that we have put together.  This should make the process and what is available a little clearer

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November Routine Orders

November MRO’s have been posted, and are located on the Cadet Resources Tab.

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Remembrance Day Services

  • 819 RCACS will be participating in two Remembrance Day Services on Saturday 11 November 2017.

The majority of the Squadron will be taking part at the services held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 61, 4896 Delta St Delta BC. Cadets are to arrive 10:00 hrs to approx. 12:00 hrs.  OPI of this parade will be Captain Masoun.

A few select cadets will be participating at the services being held at the North Delta Rec Centre. Cadets are to arrive 10:00 hrs to approx. 12:00 hrs.  OPI of this parade will be major MacDonald

Dress of the day will be C1’s. Family and friends are encouraged to attend the services.

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Band Practice – October 30

Band practice on Monday, October 30 is cancelled due to construction at Sunbury Hall.

Please tell your friends who are in the squadron band that it is cancelled.

Thank you,

Fsgt Zheng


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Legion Poppy Campaign – Update

The Legion informed us last evening that there is a change to the schedule for Sunday.  For tomorrow the 29th and Sunday November 5th, we will only be completing one shift for poppies.  The updated shift time is 12:00 to 5:00 pm.

I realize that this is late notice, but if any cadets that had signed up for the morning, are able to switch to the afternoon, it would be greatly appreciated.  You can arrive at the mall for the updated time, without notifying us.

If the afternoon shift could please adjust their timings with a start time of noon vs. 1pm

Thanks for your patience Major MacDonald


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Uniform Assistance

New to cadets?  Some helpful information is on the website under the Cadet Resources tab.

This includes Uniform and Dress Regulations

  • Air Cadet Badges – where to place your 819 shoulder flashes
  • Boots & Socks – mad skills video on how to polish your boots and lace your boots
  • Tie – How to tie a tie – mad skills video

Check it out

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Legion Poppy Days

819 Skyhawk Squadron will be assisting the Royal Canadian Legion with their annual Poppy Campaign.

Dress of the day will be C2’s.  Cadets are to meet In the Mall at 72nd and 120th, right outside Save-On-Foods, where they will be dispersed to near by locations for their shift

Cadets are expected to sign up for one of the following shifts:  Please discuss with your parents as sign up sheets will be available next Tuesday evening October 17th

10/27/2017 Fri Oct 1730 – 2100
10/28/2017 Sat Oct 0900 – 1300
10/28/2017 Sat Oct 1300 – 1800
10/29/2017 Sun Oct 0900 – 1300
10/29/2017 Sun Oct 1300 – 1800
11/3/2017 Fri Nov 1730 – 2100
11/4/2017 Sat Nov 0900 – 1300
11/4/2017 Sat Nov 1300 – 1800
11/5/2017 Sun Nov 0900 – 1300
11/5/2017 Sun Nov 1300 – 1800


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October MRO’s

October Monthly Routine Orders have been posted to the Cadet Resources area on the squadron website.

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Exercise Fall Back

819 RCACS cadets will participate in Exercise “Fall Back”, to be conducted at Columbia Valley Area C, Chilliwack 13-15 Oct 2017.  This exercise is classified as a Mandatory Training exercise for all Level 1, and 2 Cadets.

The cadets will be going to the following location – Columbia Valley Training Site – Area C.  Columbia Valley Training Site is located within Cultas Lake Provincial Park.

CADETS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE AT 819 LHQ North Delta Rec Centre LHQ Friday Oct 13th at 1730hrs (5:30), and are to be picked up Sunday October 15th 2017 at 1600 hrs (4pm) at 819 LHQ.  Please ensure your cadet has eaten dinner before you drop them off.

Please download, print and sign a copy of the permission slip.   This permission slip is to be returned no later than TUESDAY 10 Oct 2017.

Please download, print and pack your gear according to the Kit List.

Further details for Level 1 cadets (New Entries) will be discussed with the cadets and their parents closer to the FTX.

Please direct any questions to Major MacDonald on a parade night (Tuesday’s)

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