26th February 2006 09:59 #21
Would someone be nice enough to compile a complete list (with those that are/were missing) with the EXACT formation date?TACSTC 2K2, 2K3
BCSTC (Blackdown) 2k4,2k5
IACE Singapore 2K6
IAP (reg force) 2K6
BOTC (reg force) 2K7
11th June 2006 03:51 #22
647 Kodiak Kapuskasing Sqn
647 Kodiak Kapuskasing Sqn of NOA (Ontario) was formed on September 25 of 1957 .
I know this because it is my old unit that I was in command of from 1999 - 2005.
And someone got my new unit I belong to now at 5 Cyclone Sqn in Russell Ontario which was formed this year Sept 1 2005
Capt. M Fenton
11th June 2006 07:31 #23
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835 Griffin formed(or came back to life) on April 18th 2000. They formed in Squamish. If you want any more history aske me. I know history when we got disbanded in 1985 and the aproximate time we originally formed in the 1970's.
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13th June 2006 09:32 #24
62 Phantom Squadron, GRIMSBY Ontario is one of the newest Squadron have got their charter on Aug 24/05.
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19th June 2006 07:37 #25
53 CE Monty, DFC, Summerside, PEI, was formed like the day after the whole program got started. We got our charter Dec 12, 1943 i believe (may have been '44, I'll check when I'm in tonight for sure). Also, 891 Souris disbanded in November of '05. If you want any history of 53, I can fill you in... here's a quick scratch of the surface though: original name: 53 Summerside, the number 53 was chosen because the charted altitude of the RCAF air station is 53 ft above sea level, that's where it has always trained. It was renamed in the '90s i believe, can get the exact date for sure, in honour of Charles Eugene Monty, who won the Distinguished Flying Cross... anyway, that's enough history for today, time to hit the track and shed a bit more weight before i leave for camp...Sgt. Ben Wedge (Lead Snare, Incoming Drum Major) 53 CE Monty, DFC
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19th June 2006 07:45 #26
150 hamilton tiger squadron, Hamilton; February 18 1970Sgt. Sarah Woodfine.
150 hamilton tiger sqn .
20th June 2006 12:03 #27
anybody know the reason why there is no aircadet squadrons in the 400s digit??2Lt van Huizen, Sam
Retired Flight Sergeant
Cadet Squadron - 535 Leamington RC(Air)CS
Current Squadron - 530 HAVOC RC(Air)CS in Waterloo, ON
20th June 2006 13:41 #28Originally Posted by happypartyfuntime
20th June 2006 13:46 #29Originally Posted by wedge
air cadets was formed in 1941
20th June 2006 14:25 #30
Because all Canadian Air Force squadrons have the numbers 400-449. It's to avoid confusion.My alignment is Chaotic Awesome.
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22nd June 2006 15:53 #31Originally Posted by Trish*
and it would be great if people quoted only the section they want from that big long list, less scrolling when u want to read posts...Sgt. Ben Wedge (Lead Snare, Incoming Drum Major) 53 CE Monty, DFC
Glider 2k6 Debert!
23rd June 2006 08:52 #32
I have a correction to make: 842 Bomber Squadron is in Grand Falls-Windsor...not just Grand Falls. We ammalgimated with windsor in 1991, I think. I'm a Windsorite at heart, but now I live in Grand Falls (town).(ret) A/WO2 Kayla Sheppard
Deputy Sqn Commander
842 Bomber RCACS"I'm afraid of the dark, so I came out of the closet"
22nd July 2006 10:54 #33Originally Posted by happypartyfuntime
i really hoped you copied and paste that!Cpl. HarrisonFlag-Party commander534 Raider Sqn.peterbough,ON,CanBasic 06 TACSTC/ITLC 07 TACSTC
22nd July 2006 11:10 #34Originally Posted by happypartyfuntime
30th November 2006 19:17 #35
128 Thorold Flying Dragons, Thorold-=FSgt. DiFruscio=---128 Thorold Flying Dragons-- (Coolest sqn name EVER!)ITLC 05ITAC 06
30th November 2006 19:30 #36Originally Posted by happypartyfuntime
"What squadron are you from, cadet?"
"Triple Five Soul, sir."
CV Anders Lau
759 Falcon RCACS
1st December 2006 09:14 #37
5th December 2006 13:36 #38
I believe that there is a 172 Clarington Squadron.WO2 George Sun
2 Vandenbos Whitby RCAirCS
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5th December 2006 14:35 #39
Psst... 529 is in Halifax, not Dartmouth. Or more specifically, Spryfield.
Scrolling through all those quotes to read this thread was really painful.OCdt Jennifer Macgillivray
529 Armdale Kiwanis, Former Cadet of 615 Bluenose
Currently on loan to 366 King Ecbert Air Training Corps - Sheffield, England
6th December 2006 06:26 #40
6 Jim Whitecross was formed October, 1938 and joined the air cadet league September 24, 1941