Dress Regulations

Air Cadet Dress Instructions & Uniform Regulations

1. Numbered orders of dress:



Winter (Nov-Apr)
Regular Parade Night C3B C3
CO's Parade or other formal event C1A or C3 (as ordered) C1A
Mess Dinner C2 C2

2. The Cadet Dress Instructions are available for download, here: Dress Instructions (5 MB)

3. All questions regarding dress, deportment, drill or ceremonial shall be passed up the chain of command.

Wearing of Civilian Attire during Cadet Training

1. Parade Nights

Proper civilian attire should be worn whenever a cadet cannot wear his/her uniform to regular training or other activities.

Proper civvies for all cadets consists of the following:

  • White dress shirt (tucked in)
  • Tie (black)
  • Dark dress pants
  • Dress shoes worm with socks (no running shoes)

Cadets may wear their squadron T-Shirt instead of the white dress shirt and tie (tucked in).

2. Relaxed Civilian Attire

Relaxed attire is worn on all other occasions or when ordered by the CO. When cadets are authorized to wear relaxed civilian attire (during team practices, social occaisions, or other activities), they are free to wear what they wish as long as it is in good taste and does not include the forbidden items listed below.

Sports/PT Gear

During sports or PT (Physical Training) activities, the following items must be worn:

  • Sport shoes and socks
  • Shorts or athletic pants (depending on preference and temperature)
  • T-shirt (a sweater may be worn depending on temperature)
  • If the activity is conducted outdoors, a hat (baseball cap or other)

Forbidden Items

The following items of clothing and accessories are not to be worn unless specifically authorized by the CO:

  • Oversized, low-rise or ripped pants.
  • Any item of clothing displaying distasteful or offensive language or images, such as sexual, racial, violent or other inappropriate themes.

Supply Requests

Do you need a uniform part replaced? Email the Supply Officer at supply@706aircadets.ca and include the following information:

First and Last name
Item needed
Why its needed (lost, stolen, too big, too small, never received)
Male or Female
Current size (if applicable) 
Email Address