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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: 2012 ESC Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (PW-5 – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 2nd Annual ESC Canadian Junior...

    Started by JetA Burner, 29th March 2012 17:53
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  1. Flight Suits

    Hello everyone, Just out of curiosity, where did you get your cadet flight suit and if possible, could you give an estimate of cost? does it include the badges or do you buy them seperatley? any info helps!:airsalute: ~T.P~

    Started by j-18, 8th December 2007 18:56
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    26th September 2012 16:27 Go to last post
  2. Glider 2k11

    So.. who's applying? I'm applying for glider at ERGS. :D

    Started by Blue Flightsuit, 31st August 2010 03:58
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    24th August 2011 09:40 Go to last post
  3. Advanced Power Pilot Scholarship (APPS)

    Hey, I'm surprised that no one has posted anything about this yet... Is anyone else around here applying? My interview is on FEB 20th. Very exciting stuff :D

    Started by cadet_kelly, 8th February 2010 19:08
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    28th November 2010 08:28 Go to last post
  4. Pilot's Lounge

    Ok, so i was thinking it would be cool to have a thread where pilots can swap stories, talk about aviation, and pass on knowledge and experience. I'm still a fairly new pilot, so i dont have too many stories to share... But i did learn a few weeks ago that icing should not be under-estimated....

    Started by B_Clark, 21st March 2007 20:05
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    8th February 2012 18:17 Go to last post
  5. Glider 2k10

    Why not start this super early;) So anyone applying?

    Started by Hardcore Mosh, 18th August 2009 17:49
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    14th September 2010 08:01 Go to last post
  6. Air Post The Last Entry In Your Logbook

    We did this a long time ago on CW (maybe a hundred years ago or something like that) so I thought I'd start it again just for fun. Just do as the thread title says... Glider: Flight #: 68 Date: May 13, 2001 Type: 2-33A Registration: C-GMOG Place of Launch: CFK6 (Netook, to save you the...

    Started by Insane Power Pilot, 22nd April 2012 21:38
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    17th March 2014 08:33 Go to last post
  7. Practice Exams PPS - URGENT

    In a nutshell: Need to know where to find practice exams for GPS/PPS prior to Jan 9 so they can ensure they are prepared for their exam and know their weak spots. For the record, we have a great instructor for ground school. This is 'over and above', taking it to the nth. degree of...

    Started by TorontoSSCGuy, 2nd January 2010 15:13
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    3rd January 2013 15:37 Go to last post
  8. Transport Canada Update—Personnel Licence Booklet

    I read someone was interested in the new license format. Here is the quote from a saftey letter discussing it. http://www.tc.gc.ca/publications/EN/TP185/PDF/HR/TP185E_1_2007.pdf

    Started by JetA Burner, 10th April 2007 21:15
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    6th January 2008 19:34 Go to last post
  9. Tips To 2K9 Gliders

    Just thought that I'd post a few tips as to what to do and not to do during your summer courses. This is mostly aimed toward CRGS gliders! By the way, this is from immense experience. Do not order pizza late, Ops has a tendancy to keep it for 2-3 days. Do not buzz people while they are on...

    Started by Omanique, 16th April 2009 16:33
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    19th November 2010 23:04 Go to last post
  10. Power 2k12

    It is now time to start this! :D So, who will be applying for power this year? I will!

    Started by Blue Flightsuit, 6th October 2011 15:05
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    1st August 2012 16:55 Go to last post
  11. Power 2k9

    Ok guys so it's time to discuss and see who's going for power this summer! i've sent in My papers and i have my entrance exam on Jan 11th. Hope to hear from all pilots soon!:airsalute::airsalute::airsalute: ~T.P~

    Started by j-18, 19th December 2008 13:23
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    18th October 2009 23:16 Go to last post
  12. Air Glider Pilot Scholarship Journey

    Hello! I'm a bit new to CW and am a Sergeant with 734 Alliston Squadron. I'm applying for GPS this summer as I become 16 on Feb 4th. Any tips on this? What about narratives? Are they really strict for the word count? How hard is the interview? What should I study especially? Aelick

    Started by jamiesonaelick, 19th December 2011 12:25
    gliding, gps, scholarships
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    3rd February 2012 15:39 Go to last post
  13. Glider and Power Flying Retention Rates

    So you’re there on wings parade, all proud of your accomplishments. The R.O. finishes his inspection. Wings are pinned on your chest. Speeches more than you can bear are spoken. You march off the colours, followed by yourself. Now what? For those who have graduated glider. From your...

    Started by JetA Burner, 18th December 2007 15:17
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    6th May 2008 06:18 Go to last post
  14. Aviation Language Proficiency Test

    Hello all, So who got that letter in the mail about the ALPT? Has anyone taken it yet? I have, it was really easy. DB :airsalute:

    Started by Byer, 15th June 2009 17:58
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    19th August 2009 16:36 Go to last post
  15. Power 2k13

    Post if you got into POWER 2K13 :)

    Started by 351_FP, 27th March 2013 19:37
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  16. 2009 Canadian Junior Soaring Camp

    To All Glider Pilots! (SZD 51-1 Junior – Single Seat Fibreglass Glider) This is what the Canadian Junior Soaring Camp is all about! This is to all of those who obtained their glider wings or are currently taking on the course! I would like to bring interest to the 6th Annual Canadian...

    Started by JetA Burner, 13th July 2007 14:38
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  17. How to get into glider

    Hey i was applying for glider this year and was wondering if anyone had and tips on how to get in? :)

    Started by msath, 22nd July 2011 09:31
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    16th December 2011 07:54 Go to last post
  18. Power 2K11

    So... who made it into Power this year? especially in Pac Region. Everyone in my squadron only made it to spare. including me... which sucks because its my last summer. As for other scholarship camps, so far there is/are: 2 people going to glider 1 person going to IACE

    Started by cadet_Shinigami, 31st March 2011 09:01
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    27th July 2011 16:56 Go to last post
  19. Air Headed to Gimli, Manitoba

    Hello All! I recently got my training orders for Gliding at Gimli Manitoba! I live near toronto in Ontario. What is it like? Pictures please?:airsalute:

    Started by jamiesonaelick, 10th April 2012 12:25
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    26th June 2012 13:12 Go to last post
  20. Advanced Glider Soaring Program

    http://www.cadets.ca/aircad/summer-ete/intro_e.asp?Course=354&submit1=Find+Course Does anyone have information on this course? This may be a HUGE step if it's what I'm hoping it is.

    Started by JetA Burner, 18th December 2007 15:27
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    19th February 2008 17:07 Go to last post

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