Cadets Learn To Fly By Remote Control

August 9, 2017 by · Comments Off on Cadets Learn To Fly By Remote Control
Filed under: Aerospace Education, Cadet Activities, Cadet Programs 

On Saturday, August 5th, ten of our Cadets spent the day flying – but with their feet firmly on the ground.

The cadets participated in a remote control (R/C) aircraft Flying Day that was organized in collaboration with the Texoma R/C Modelers Club in Sherman. The activity, which took place at the club’s flying field west of Sherman, capped off a project in CAP’s Aerospace Education program in which the cadets spent several weeks learning how R/C aircraft are constructed and how they operate, and using computer simulators to practice flying. Their studies also included learning about aerodynamics, aircraft design, power, and guidance.

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    • Weekly Squadron Meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: February 5, 2018 - 9:00 pm
      Location: Texoma Composite Squadron Building, 4331 Airport Drive, Denison TX 75020
      Description: Standard Weekly Schedule (UOD)

      • Week 1
      Cadets: PT (PT clothing)
      Seniors: Staff Meeting (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 2
      Cadets: Leadership (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Professional Devel. (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 3
      All - Safety Briefing
      Cadets: Aerospace Ed. (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Emergency Svcs (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 4
      All - Promotions and Awards
      Cadets: Character Devel. (Class A/B blues)
      Seniors: Other Activities (Class A/B blues or Corporate)
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    • Weekly Squadron Meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: February 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
      Location: Texoma Composite Squadron Building, 4331 Airport Drive, Denison TX 75020
      Description: Standard Weekly Schedule (UOD)

      • Week 1
      Cadets: PT (PT clothing)
      Seniors: Staff Meeting (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 2
      Cadets: Leadership (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Professional Devel. (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 3
      All - Safety Briefing
      Cadets: Aerospace Ed. (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Emergency Svcs (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 4
      All - Promotions and Awards
      Cadets: Character Devel. (Class A/B blues)
      Seniors: Other Activities (Class A/B blues or Corporate)
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    • Weekly Squadron Meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: February 19, 2018 - 9:00 pm
      Location: Texoma Composite Squadron Building, 4331 Airport Drive, Denison TX 75020
      Description: Standard Weekly Schedule (UOD)

      • Week 1
      Cadets: PT (PT clothing)
      Seniors: Staff Meeting (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 2
      Cadets: Leadership (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Professional Devel. (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 3
      All - Safety Briefing
      Cadets: Aerospace Ed. (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Emergency Svcs (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 4
      All - Promotions and Awards
      Cadets: Character Devel. (Class A/B blues)
      Seniors: Other Activities (Class A/B blues or Corporate)
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    • Weekly Squadron Meeting
      Starts: 6:30 pm
      Ends: February 26, 2018 - 9:00 pm
      Location: Texoma Composite Squadron Building, 4331 Airport Drive, Denison TX 75020
      Description: Standard Weekly Schedule (UOD)

      • Week 1
      Cadets: PT (PT clothing)
      Seniors: Staff Meeting (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 2
      Cadets: Leadership (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Professional Devel. (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 3
      All - Safety Briefing
      Cadets: Aerospace Ed. (BDUs/ABUs)
      Seniors: Emergency Svcs (any CAP uniform)
      • Week 4
      All - Promotions and Awards
      Cadets: Character Devel. (Class A/B blues)
      Seniors: Other Activities (Class A/B blues or Corporate)
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