All 585 Rideau Squadron cadets are expected to follow Squadron dress and uniform standards.

How to wear your hair, tie your tie, attach your badges and ribbons, and lace your boots are described in CATO-55-04 Annex F – Illustrated References. See also Wearing and caring for your uniform. 180 Mosquito Squadron has created a very good uniform cheat sheet.

The following orders of dress are worn at the Squadron:

Full Air Cadet orders of dress are found in CATO 55-04 Air Cadet Dress Instructions and  CATO 55-04 Annex A – Numbered Orders of Dress.

 

Ceremonial Dress (C-1)

Ceremonial Dress (C-1)
Ceremonial Dress (C-1)

Composition:

  • Wedge, shirt with necktie, jacket, trousers or slacks with belt, boots, and grey wool socks.
  • Name tag, medals, and pins are worn on the jacket.
  • Cloth or embroidered pilot wings are worn on the jacket (not metal pilot wings).

 

Routine Training Dress (C2) (Winter Dress)

Winter Dress (C-2)
Winter Dress (C-2)

Composition:

  • Wedge, shirt with necktie, jacket, trousers or slacks with belt, boots, and grey wool socks.
  • Name tag, medal ribbons, and pins are worn on the jacket.
  • Cloth or embroidered pilot wings are worn on the jacket (not metal pilot wings).

 

Routine Training Dress (C-2B) (Summer Dress)

Summer Dress (C-2B)
Summer Dress (C-2B)

Composition:

  • Wedge, shirt, trousers or slacks with belt, boots, and grey wool socks.
  • The name tag, rank slip-ons, medal ribbons, and metal wings are worn on the shirt.
  • Cadet Certificate of Commendation pin may be worn on the shirt.

 

Mess Dress (C-8)

Mess Dress (C-8)
Mess Dress (C-8)

Composition:

  • Wedge, white collar dress shirt with bow tie, jacket, trousers or slacks with belt, boots, and grey wool socks.
  • Name tag, medal ribbons, and pins are worn on the jacket.
  • Cloth or embroidered pilot wings are worn on the jacket (not metal pilot wings).