Sylvain Pelletier
Sylvain Pelletier

Eastern Region Gliding School made me become a better Canadian citizen.

With no pretention intended, and professionnally speaking, i navigated through aviation since 1976 and always felt that i was one step ahead of many people in major part because of my participation to this program.

Now that i am two years away from retirement from aviation, i can only wish that some young aviation inspired fellows will train to take my place in the business.

The Air Cadet Gliding Program must survive

Wishing you all the best.

Helen Lilly
Helen Lilly
  • Sylvain Pelletier

This is a great thing for our young people in our community,hope it lasts.

Joyce Hawkes
Joyce Hawkes
  • Sylvain Pelletier

Keep up the good work. Air Cadets is great for young people.

Derek Agnew
Derek Agnew
  • Sylvain Pelletier

some one should ask Commander Hadfield what he would think, he was accomplished glider. See where the program helped get him!!!!!!

Ali Saima
Ali Saima

This would take the Air out of Air Cadets. Gliding must stay. I got my Glider license a decade ago and found Glider to be the backbone of flying. I am now a professional Flight Instructor with near 2000hrs of flying, all thanks to air cadets. Remember the air cadet aim. " To stimulate an interest in the air activities of the canadian forces". Removing Glider from goes against all main principles and mottos that air cadets first dreamed about. Thank you.

Jason Arthur Bermiller
Jason Arthur Bermiller

I was an Air Cadet in the 70's, and I relished gliding... This program has to stay...

Linhyrd Skynyrd
Linhyrd Skynyrd

I want my kids to have the same opportunities that I have had!

Daniel Yeo
Daniel Yeo

i cannot believe this i just joined the air cadets and have only went on the glider once but now this madness is here wow!!!

Bob Peters
Bob Peters

I think we all know how valuable the gliding program is.. Ask Chris Hadfield, Ask His brother David....

Bob Peters, Milton #820 Sqdn.

Alan OMelia
Alan OMelia

I spent 4 years with the air cadets in #23 Squadron in St Catharines

William B. Hoskins
William B. Hoskins

I have proudly served my country for 39 years and will do so until I die. I started my career at the tender age of 12 as ... you guessed it an Air cadet in 765 Clode Sound Sqn ! What interested me first the gliding program !

Cherie Beneteau
Cherie Beneteau

I was an Air Cadet as a youth and both my boys are now enjoying the benefits of this program I volunteer at cadets and have seen first hand how much the gliding program means to these kids. Gliding gets these kids up in the air instead of on the streets we need more youth involvement not less

Coral Balcom
Coral Balcom
  • Cherie Beneteau

The air cadet program was one of the best things that happened to me as a child. To this day I still talk about the gliding program as it was a great experience

  • Cherie Beneteau

If they cancel the cadet program it will take the point out of air cadets. I didnt join only to find that they might cancel gliding only a year into my time at cadets!

Victor Dominato
Victor Dominato

As an Air Cadet in the 70's I was truly inspired by the program. Started out as ground crew, moved up to flight instructor and tow pilot. My first paying flying job!! What a high! Now a professional aviator flying the fastest passenger jet...a Citation X. I am still on a high after over 33 years and still aviating. I love my profession. Mentoring and feeding our youth passions are the beginning of capturing dreams. The cadet program is a level playing field. Anyone can join with...

As an Air Cadet in the 70's I was truly inspired by the program. Started out as ground crew, moved up to flight instructor and tow pilot. My first paying flying job!! What a high! Now a professional aviator flying the fastest passenger jet...a Citation X. I am still on a high after over 33 years and still aviating. I love my profession. Mentoring and feeding our youth passions are the beginning of capturing dreams. The cadet program is a level playing field. Anyone can join with out having any fees to pay. All you have to do show up with a passion. This is an open door for all of our youth to step into their greatness. It is so tragic that now even our government is no long thinking generationally. Canada as a nation will falter if we do not find ways to help our youth of today navigate a career path.

Dave Angst
Dave Angst
  • Victor Dominato

And CFI at North Bay in 1983!

Victor Dominato
Victor Dominato
  • Victor Dominato

Oh yes that too!!!

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