Remembrance Day Parade

This is a mandatory parade for all 777 Neptune Squadron cadets.

Meet in the lobby of the Wilson Centre (2150 Wilson Ave) at 0945 hrs SHARP. Uniform is jacket, shirt, and tie, with parka if issued. If you do not have ALL parts of your uniform, dress is white shirt, black pants, dark shoes/boots and civilian jacket. DO NOT wear only part of your uniform.

Current weather forecast is for 6 degrees with a small chance of light rain.

Parking is available at the Port Coquitlam West Coast Express parking lot across the street, but will be at a premium – we suggest car-pooling or using public transit if possible.

Squadron will form up at 1000 hrs on Kelly Avenue (to the south of the Wilson Centre), and the parade will march off at 1020 hrs.

Dismissal will be from the Royal Canadian Legion on Shaughnessy St, at the end of the parade (generally around 1200 hrs).

Senior cadets in the Silent Guard need to be at the Cenotaph at 0830 hrs. 

Senior cadets in the Legion Colour Party need to be at the Wilson Centre at 0900 hrs.

 

 

National Summer Training Course Applications ** Edited 09 Nov 17 **

It is time to submit your applications for the following courses:

Power Pilot Scholarship
Glider Pilot Scholarship
International Air Cadet Exchange
Advanced Aerospace Course
Advanced Aviation Technology Course (Aircraft Maintenance)
Advanced Aviation Technology Course (Airport Operations)

All applicants for any of the above need to submit the following documents by 22 Nov 17:

1) a cover letter introducing yourself to the selection committee
2) a simple resume
3) a copy of your school report card for 2016/2017 (if you are semestered, we need both semester final report cards)

Application forms will be available from Capt Angst on Wednesday night, or printable from the website:

http://www.777aircadets.ca/scholarship-information/

The website also has outlines of what to include in the cover letter and resume.

It is vital to get these forms in ASAP. If going on a scholarship course is a priority, it can easily be done.

Be sure you get into your school’s office right away for the transcript.

Staff Cadet Applications

Yes, it’s already that time of the year! Our deadline for having applications in to HQ is 15 Jan 18, so now is the time to apply.

Below is a wonderful flyer that our HQ has produced that tells you all you need to know about applying for staff. This will also be available under Training & Instruction > Summer Training.

Note that out-of-region staff cadet positions have not been published yet.

Staff Cadet Flyer – 2018

Ground School Tower Tour

For ground school cadets only: we have our airport tour at Pitt Meadows airport Sat 04 Nov 2017 from 1000 hrs to 1400 hrs . Meet inside the main terminal building. The tour will include visiting the control tower and Airspace Maintenance, as well as some hangar time. Bring a lunch and dress warmly as we will be outside most of the time. 
Please let CI Ferguson know if you are coming by replying to the post on Facebook.

 

Port Coquitlam Legion Poppy Drive

Cadets are to meet at the Port Coquitlam Legion.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 15 MINUTES PRIOR TO YOUR SHIFT

There are 3 Shifts:

1000 – 1200      1200 – 1400     1400 – 1600

 

IF YOU HAVE ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS YOU CAN ALWAYS POST YOUR QUESTION ON OUR

FACEBOOK PAGE.

01 November Training Cancelled

ATTENTION ATTENTION ATTENTION:

This is an urgent message to all cadets and staff – the boiler at Ecole des Pionniers, our Wednesday night location, has broken down and as a result, there will be NO CADETS THIS WEDNESDAY.

Please note that Poppy Sales are still on – please see the FaceBook post from Mr. Tsai. Maximum effort is required to help the Legion.

Power Flying 28-29 Oct

All spaces are filled at this time. I have 2 on the wait list. 

All confirmed cadets PLEASE arrive at your assigned time. The flying schedule is very tight. If you are late you will miss your flight. 

Everyone will meet at Pitt Meadows airport terminal building where F/Sgt Moore will meet you. Dress is winter uniform. There will be 1/2 briefing followed by a 1 hour flight. Parents are to drop off and pick up their cadets at their assigned group time.

Also if you cannot come please contact me right away so I can get a spare to fill the seat.

If your flight is cancelled for any reason, such as morning fog, mechanical issues etc you will be contacted by phone asap or at least 45 minutes before your scheduled flight time.

 

 

Directions to Pitt Meadows Airport:

East on Hwy 7A (Lougheed Hwy) to Harris Rd. Pitt Meadows, turn right on Harris Rd.  Take Harris Rd to Ford Rd. turn right on Ford Rd.  Take Ford Rd. to Baynes Rd. turn left on Baynes Rd.  Take Baynes Rd.to Airport Rd turn right on Airport Rd and follow the road around to the control tower.  Assemble in the terminal building beside the control tower.

Wearing of Poppies

Poppies will be worn by all personnel, whether in uniform or civilian dress, during all cadets activities up to and including the November 11th Remembrance Day Parade.

Poppies shall be worn as per the diagrams below:

Level 5 Training Workshops

Level 5 Training Workshops:

All cadets in Level 5 must complete one of the following weekend workshops to meet requirements for completing Level 5:

18-19 Nov 17 – New Westminster Armoury (day trg only)
02-03 Dec 17 – Annacis Island (day trg only)
20-21 Jan 18 – Sherman Armoury, Richmond (day trg only)
16-18 Feb 18 – Chilliwack (overnight weekend)
09-11 Mar 18 – Chilliwack (overnight weekend)

The first three workshops are from approximately 0800-1700 hrs on both Saturday and Sunday.

The last two workshops are Saturday and Sunday, staying overnight on the Saturday night at Chilliwack.

Deadlines to apply are as follows:

New Westminster – 08 Nov 17
Annacis Island – 22 Nov 17
Sherman Armoury – 10 Jan 18
Chilliwack #1 – 07 Feb 18
Chilliwack #2 – 28 Feb 18

For more information or to register, see Capt Angst.

Tag Days This Weekend

Our tag days will be run out of the James Park Annex building, at 1730 Coquitlam Avenue in Port Coquitlam (note: this is NOT James Park Elementary School).

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