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Weekly Update (22-28 Feb 18) Power Flying Take Two

21 Feb 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 23 Feb 18:
Drill Team: 6:00 – 7:00 PMs
Band: 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Sunday 25 Feb 18
Power Familiarization Flights: A schedule is attached. Cadets are to show up 15 minutes prior to their scheduled time. Dress is civilian clothing. Meet at the Saint John Air Port Atlantic Flight Centre hanger. Enter the airport driveway. Turn left at the stop sign. The hanger is down the road a few hundred meters to the third building on the right. Flights are only about half an hour so parents/drives are encouraged to wait for the cadets. There is a waiting room inside the hanger. Please let Capt Phinney know if you cannot make your time.

Marksmanship Team, Biathlon, RC Flying, Flight Simulation, and Model Building: 6:00 – 9:00 PM: Note that from now until the marksmanship competition (18 Mar 18), only those cadets identified by Capt Hutchinson as potential candidates for the marksmanship team will be eligible to participate in marksmanship on Sundays.

Wednesday 28 Feb 18
CO’s Parade– 6:20 – 9:10 PM: Dress is shirt, tie, and tunic for all cadets.

Upcoming Events:
– Band Practice Day – Monday 5 Mar 18
– Unit Preliminary Effective Speaking Competition – Wednesday 14 Mar 18
– Marksmanship Competition – Sunday 18 Mar 18
– Zone Effective Speaking Competition – Wednesday 21 Mar 18

For more information on events visit our website:

Fund Raising:
Cadets are now selling Air Cadet League Tickets. Each cadet was given one book of 10 tickets. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5. If cadets would like another book, see a member of the sponsoring committee at the beginning or end of the night.

Steak & Stein Fund Raising Dinner – The sponsoring committee is holding a dinner in support of squadron on Saturday 24 Mar 18 at the Saint John Marina. Tickets are $25. The event will also include a silent auction and toonie toss. Tickets are now available online at The squadron is also looking for donations for the auction. If you have any business contacts you would be able to give a donation request letter to, we have some available in the office.

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Phinney or post on facebook. This will ensure the admin o gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out our facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.