Former COsSquadron Standing Orders

Standing Orders (19 Sep 2017)
Squadron Standing Orders outline the established policies and procedures as carried out by 540 Sqn and are to be adhered to by all Cadets, Civilian Instructors, and CIC officers. The Standing Orders are to be reviewed by all members of 540 Sqn prior to 31 October of each training year.

File Repository

The Cadet File Repository contains published orders, manuals, forms, and other documentation relating to the Cadet Program. The File Repository is available for any cadets or parents to access. You can either create your own account or login as the user 540GoldenHawks with password 540GoldenHawks.

Dress regulations

The dress regulation CATOs are available on the Cadet File Repository under National / CATO / Volume V – Royal Canadian Air Cadets / 55-04 Air Cadet Dress Instructions. If you have any questions, ask your Flight Commander.


The Canadian Forces Manual of Drill and Ceremonial
Also known as “the 201”, this is the ultimate book on drill and is used by the entire Canadian Forces, not just the Cadet Program. Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7 are relevant to the Cadet Program.

Cadet Band and Drill Competition Manual (27 Oct 2016)
This manual contains the rules and regulations governing the running of Cadet Band and Drill Team Competitions within Central Region.

Goggle resourcesSummer Training

Summer training application (last updated 22 Nov 2017)
This form needs to be filled out electronically, printed out, and brought in on a Tuesday evening.

Summer Training Course Descriptions
A brief overview of available summer training courses.

2017 CTC Info Pamphlet
A detailed overview of available summer training courses.

2017 National Courses Handbook for Cadets v4
This handbook provides detailed information about the application and selection process for National Courses (including sample interview questions).