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Photos from our 56th Annual Ceremonial Review (14 MAY 2011) have been added!!
Our Annual Cadet Christmas Dinner is fast approaching - WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER.
This formal dinner will be held at the OFFICER'S MESS AT CFB Trenton.
Cadets must Arrive at 1730 hrs. Dinner will be served at 1800hr. Cadets must Depart by 2100 hrs.
*** PLEASE SEND YOUR R.S.V.P. REGARDING THE MESS DINNER TO OUR EMAIL ADDRESS. THE FINAL NUMBER OF ATTENDEES IS IMPORTANT TO CALCULATE THE NUMBER OF MEALS REQUIRED. YOU MUST LET US KNOW IF YOU ARE COMING TO THE DINNER BY WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER***
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> What a Range night!!!! We have some excellent marksmen in our Squadron.
> Thank you Lt(N) Miller for running our Range with expertise.
> This week is a regular training night - see you there!
> New recruits in black and white please.
> Please return all outstanding forms -- failure to do so will affect summer training applications.
*** THANK YOU SO MUCH to those who have picked up their OPC ticket books!!!
There are many more to be distributed. PLEASE see Capt Dixon to receive your
BOOK OF TICKETS!!!!! They make great Christmas gifts!!!! ***
This Week we will be having a Squadron Range Night. This means all cadets will be instructed on the parts and operation of the Cadet .177 calibre 853C Daisy Air Rifle. Cadets will also have the opportunity to fire the air rifle at targets. Cadets are to dress in Cvilian Dress.
About The DAISY .177 calibre Air Rifle, Model 853C
The DAISY .177 Calibre Air Rifle, Model 853C is used by cadet corps/squadrons across Canada for training and competition.
The DAISY .177 Calibre Air Rifle, Model 853C is a single pump pneumatic, straight pull bolt, competition rifle, with adjustable trigger pull and a manual crossbolt trigger block safety. It can be fed single shot or with 5 pellet clips.
5.5 lbs (2.5 kg)
38.5 in (97.79 cm)
Single-pump pneumatic, straight pull bolt
Single or auto indexing 5 pellet clip
Manual crossbolt trigger block
500 fps (152.4 mps)
4.5 ft lb (6.1J)
20 lbf (99.9N)
257.4 yds (235.3 m)
Lothar Walther TM, rifled high grade steel barrel
.177 (4.5 mm) match pellet
20.9 in (53.0 cm)
Number of grooves
Direction of twist
Trigger pull weight
5.0 lbf (22.2N)
Trigger travel (relative position of trigger to end of stock)
12 in to 13.75 in
Full length, sporter style hardwood with adjustable length
Hooded front sight with interchangeable aperture
Model 5899 micrometer adjustable peep sight
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- Capt Dixon
**If you wish to contact Capt Dixon via text message, her cell phone number is posted under the Contact Us page of this website. Cadets are advised not to contact Capt Dixon via text if it regards; what to wear for the upcoming training night, what classes are being taught, or other questions that can be answered by a senior cadet, etc.**