National Courses Preparatory Advice
- Air Cadets – Scholarship Board Interview Training Video (from Alberta Provincial Committee)
- Maximizing Your Chance of Selection for Glider Pilot – Power Pilot Courses
- Interview Guide for Cadets 2 Dec 19
- Interview Guide for Air Cadets – Capt Buckley’s Presentation Slides
In mid-December Glider and Power Pilot scholarship candidates should find a Canadian Aviation Medical Examiners (CAME) in their area and book an appointment for a day no later than March 31st, 2017. Ask what the doctor charges for the examination and what acceptable forms of payment will be. Keep the receipt as the Squadron Sponsoring Committee (SSC) may reimburse the cost.
You can search for CAMEs at this Transport Canada website: http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/saf-sec-sur/2/came-meac/l.aspx?lang=eng
Due to aircraft size, the Glider and Power Pilot scholarship programs have height and weight restrictions:
- Glider Pilot Scholarship Height and Weight Form CATO 54-26 Annex B
- Power Pilot Scholarship Height and Weight Form CATO 54-26 Annex B
Important note: Air studies instructional material has transitioned to using Google Classrooms. Cadets may obtain access by contacting the CO, Trg O or one of the instructors.
2017 National Flying Scholarship PIP
The Flying Scholarship Program Instructional Package (PIP) contains the information you’ll need to know for the national flying scholarship glider and power pilot examinations.
To use the PIP
- If you don’t have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer, see View a presentation without PowerPoint.
- Download the National Flying Scholarship PIP 2017 (200 MB file) to your hard drive.
- Open the National Flying Scholarship PIP 2017 file folder.
- Double-click the START.ppsx file to open the PIP welcome screen.
DO NOT start clicking buttons immediately. Ensure you read the screen and then follow the instructions. This PIP was designed to be user friendly, but you must take your time at first until you are familiar with the package. It will require approximately 40 hours to complete the PIP. Take your time and don’t wait until the last minute to start it.
- NavCanada Aviation Weather Web Site (AWWS)
- Transport Canada Airspace Classification
- University of North Dakota E6B Simulator
- Spacial disorientation
- F14 Tomcat–highwing or midwing
- Six Reasons Frost on Wings can be Deadly
- Magnetic field lines
- How the Earth Moves
- Distance Measurement
Additional Air Studies resources and practice tests
- CATO 54-26: Glider Pilot Scholarship
- Cadet Flying Scholarship Study Guide 2016/2017 (from 803 North Shore Sabre Squadron)
Local Study Quiz Set
- 585 Ground School Quiz – Dec 23, 2019
- 585 Ground School Quiz – Dec 30, 2019
- 585 Ground School Quiz – Jan 06, 2020
- E6B Wind Side Exercises – This document contains 40 sample E6B True Heading/Ground Speed calculation examples with answers. The first 9 are static, the rest are random. If you want to generate more, you can download the Excel spreadsheet.