The Air Studies "Ground School" program is provided to offer academic training to interested Air Cadets who wish to compete for selection the Air Cadet Glider Scholarship Program or the Power Scholarship Program.
The Ground School Program consists of three phases: Phase One deals with the initial training of the cadets; Phase Two deals with advanced training of those cadets nominated for national testing; and Phase Three consists of national testing for the Summer Training Program. Specifics of each phase are:
During summer camps, cadets can earn a glider pilot or power pilot license issued by Transport Canada. These are CIVILIAN qualifications. Once qualified, cadet pilots can operate an aircraft within civilian organizations as well as within the cadet organization.
Furthermore, cadets who do not have the minimum age required to pilot an aircraft as required by Transport Canada (16 or 17 years) can attend a 3-week summer course: Introduction to aviation.
Thursdays 1815 to 2030 hours.
See the squadron Event Calendar for training dates.
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After completing the course, two levels are possible as a Pilot.