Weekly Routine Orders (WROs) 2022/23-31 – Week 31 – 23 April 2023


23 April 2023

RO Number


CO’s Message

Hello 809. We have an exciting full week of activities planned. Monday is optional training as usual. Wednesday is regular training (FTU’s are the dress of the day). And this weekend we’re having the squadron Fun Day on Saturday, followed by gliding on Sunday (both in civilian attire).

809 Officer and Senior Cadet Staff Positions

Commanding Officer (CO): Lt Couroux
Deputy Commanding Office (DCO): Lt Russell
Training Officer (TrgO): Capt Emptage
Administration Officer (AdminO): Capt Lemoine
Supply Officer (SupO): CI Dau
Assistant Training Officer (ATrgO): OCdt Bell
Squadron Warrant Officer: WO1 Abt
Squadron Deputy Warrant Officer/Admin NCO: WO2 Vidal
Flight Commander/Supply NCO: WO2 Dau


Supply is open for exchanges and new issue on Monday evening only. Make sure you see CI Dau to set up an appointment.


Regular Training

Where: Squadron HQ
When: 26 April 2023
Who: All Cadets and Staff
Dress: Cadets C5; CAF 5; CIs/CVs Golf Shirt and Kakhis or FTU
Duty Officer: CI Dau

Training Night Schedule

Begins Ends Period
1815 1830 Building Open, Parade Square Set-Up
1830 1845 Uniform Inspection / Opening Parade
1845 1920 Period 1
1925 2000 Period 2
2000 2015 Break
2015 2050 Period 3
2050 2100 Clean-Up Training Areas / Parade Square
2100 2115 Closing Parade
2115 2130 Building Closed

Class Schedule

Period 1
Period 2
Period 3
Level One and Two PO/EO M160.03 M160.03 M208.01
Description Identify Features of a Runway Identify Features of a Runway Practice Ceremonial Drill as a Review
Level Three and Four PO/EO M309.07 M309.07 C208.01
Description Instruct a 15 Minute Lesson Instruct a 15 Minute Lesson Practice Ceremonial Drill as a Review


1. Monday Evening Optional Training

When: Monday, 24 April 2023 1830-2115
Where: Squadron HQ
Dress: Appropriate Civilian Clothing
Duty Officer: Capt Emptage

Aviation: Exploring the series “Dogfights” and military aviation history.

Sports: Open to everyone. Come out and have fun.

2. Training Activity

When: Saturday, 29 April 2023 1000-2130
Where: Squadron HQ
Dress: Suitable Civilian Attire
Duty Officer: Capt Emptage

We now have a training day scheduled at the squadron headquarters for Saturday, April 29. This will be an all-day exercise where you will participate in survival, fitness and aviation activities. Lunch and dinner will be provided by the squadron. Make sure you bring a water bottle and snacks throughout the day. Dress for the day will be appropriate civilian attire. You will be spending time outside.

3. Gliding

When: Sunday, 30 April 2023 (PM)
Where: Welland CFS (Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport, 435 River Rd, Pelham, ON)
Dress: Appropriate Civilian Attire
Duty Officer: Lt Russell

  • This activity is weather-dependent
  • Any cancellation or rescheduling of this activity will be broadcast over the website, which means you’ll be receiving an email though your Cadet365 account
  • Parents will be required to drop off cadets at the activity (If you don’t have the ability to get yourself out to the flying site, please reach out to another one of the cadets participating and carpool if you can)
  • All participating cadets have signed up

4. Other Upcoming Activities

  • 6 May 2023 – All Female Cadet Conference/Workshop – 128 Squadron, Thorold – Female cadets to inform Lt Couroux about their participation NLT Wednesday, 26 April
  • 10 May 2023 – Training at CASARA – Niagara District Airport – Details to follow
  • 27 May 2023 – Cadet Day – Canada’s Wonderland
  • 2 Jun 2023 – Awards Banquet
  • 3 Jun 2023 – Annual Ceremonial Review
  • 7 Jun 2023 – Cadet Change of Command – Last parade night of the training year
  • 10 Jun 2023 – Bottle Drive – Last cadet activity of the training year – All cadets, staff, SSC and parents to participate


All attendees must check-in for all in-person activities using the Registration for In-Person Events form.

In-Person Activity Check-In Form

This Week’s Activities

Date Day Activity Location Dress OIC
24 April 2023 Monday Optional Training Squadron HQ Suitable Civilian Attire Capt Emptage
26 April 2023 Wednesday Regular Training Squadron HQ Cadets C5; CAF 5; CIs/CVs Golf Shirt and Kakhis or FTU CI Dau
29 April 2023 Saturday Training Activity Squadron HQ Suitable Civilian Attire Capt Emptage
30 April 2023
1300h 1:00pm
Sunday Gliding Welland CFS (Niagara Central Dorothy Rungeling Airport) Suitable Civilian Attire Lt Russell

D Couroux
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS