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  • What is the main purpose of Air Cadet training?

    What is the main purpose of Air Cadet training?

    The aims of the Air Cadet Movement are:

    • To develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership;
    • To promote physical fitness; and
    • To stimulate the interest of youth in the Air Force of the Canadian Forces.
  • Will I be expected to join the Canadian Armed Forces?

    Will I be expected to join the Canadian Armed Forces?

    Air Cadets make absolutely no commitments regarding future military training. However, those who do join the service start out with a big advantage over other applicants.

  • Can Air Cadets obtain summer employment?

    Can Air Cadets obtain summer employment?

    Senior cadets who are properly qualified can obtain employment at summer camps and special courses - a chance to "earn while you learn".

  • How are Air Cadets chosen for international visits?

    How are Air Cadets chosen for international visits?

    Exchange cadets are selected on a merit basis. Cadets eligible for the International Exchange Program must be 17 years old, have an outstanding Air Cadet and school record as well as a good reputation in his or her home community.

About Cadets

Are you between the ages of 12 – 18 ?
Do you enjoy fun, challenge, adventure and making new friends?

Then the Canadian Cadet Program is for you.

At cadets you can participate in: wilderness training, flying, drill, sports, rifle range, band, citizenship tours, national or international exchanges, along with a wide and varied local training syllabus.
There is no cost to join - uniforms and training are provided. 
More information for parents can be found at


The Air Cadet League of Canada envisions the Royal Canadian Air Cadets as Canada’s premier world class youth development movement. Being attuned to societal changes,it strives diligently to be a totally dedicated, proactive and innovative partner to encourage and enhance the development of well adjusted, civic minded youth to undertake leadership roles in a great Canada and a better world.

Since the Air Cadet League of Canada came into being in April 1941, close to one million young Canadians have participated in the training program. It is estimated that in one way or another, 500,000 Canadians are involved in the Air Cadet Movement today. READ MORE...


The main areas of responsibility for the Ontario Provincial Committee include:

  • Formation of new squadrons
  • Assisting with the recruitment of officers and cadets into the program
  • Maintaining our fleet of 10 tow planes and 20 gliders which has been valued in excess of $600,000
  • The administration guidance and support of Sponsoring Committees in the province of Ontario

For more about the OPC, including News and Quarterly Publications - CLICK HERE


999 Loyalist Thunderbird Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron - Amherstview, Ontario, Canada
- formed on June 1st, 2005, 999 is a relatively new Squadron in the west end of Kingston, Ontario.

Captain Shane Peters) Email: click here

Training Location: Amherstview Public School, 70 Fairfield Blvd (off Bath Rd/ Hwy 33)

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