South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will conduct a search training exercise based at the Custer County Airport on Friday and Saturday, August 12-13. The training will include air and ground search and rescue skills.
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South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will be at the Discover Aviation Day event in Sioux Falls on Thursday, August 4. The event is part of the Sioux Falls Airshow organization, and sponsored by Aerostar. The goal is to provide information and activities that provide “kids of all ages” with information about aviation, including science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Nineteen cadets and five senior members from South and North Dakota attended the South Dakota Wing’s basic ground team school July 22-24.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP) will conduct a state-level training school from July 22 through July 24 at Farm Island State Recreation Area in Pierre, SD. It will focus on training CAP ground team members, including both youth and adult members of CAP.
The South Dakota Wing cadet competition team placed in the top 10 at Civil Air Patrol’s National Cadet Competition in Ohio this month. The team, from Sioux Falls Cadet Squadron (SFCS), had previously earned the right to represent North Central Region in the region cadet competition this spring.
South Dakota Wing will soon receive a G1000 glass cockpit simulator, funded by North Central Region. The simulator, which works with standard flight simulator software, is intended for pilot training, but may also be used for Aerospace Education.
CAP’s Crazy Horse Composite Squadron, has been named by the national Wreaths Across America (WAA) organization as the top group sponsor in South Dakota.
South Dakota Wing, Civil Air Patrol (CAP), will focus on search and disaster relief photography during an exercise Saturday (July 9) in Brookings. The day-long exercise will allow CAP members to refine their airborne, ground team and unmanned drone photography skills and procedures.
Two South Dakota Wing members attended CAPs National Emergency Services Academy (NESA) in Indiana for two weeks in June. Both worked with CAP’s small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS), commonly called drones.
SD Wing has purchased litters for squadrons, to enhance our Emergency Services capability, demonstrated here by Crazy Horse Squadron.