There was no airplane assigned to this mission. Under normal circumstances, they would very carefully move ahead. Instead, today, because the Danville squadron had just completed small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS), aka “drone” training, they are able to receive assistance rapidly.
In this section of our website, you'll find recent News Releases from Civil Air Patrol's Virginia Wing as well as other announcements. Please feel free to peruse the articles below!
Danville Composite Squadron's monthly newsletter.
Congratulations to everyone who promoted or completed professional levels in April!
Very few Civil Air Patrol members ever reach the rank of colonel. Even fewer do so three times – but that’s just what Elizabeth A. Sydow has done as the new commander of CAP's Virginia Wing.
In just the last two months, one Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadet earned their private pilot's certificate, another is just a few flights away from their certificate, while even more are on the flight path, with one having completed their solo flight and two planning to solo this coming summer. This flight training is provided in addition to regularly scheduled orientation flights open to all cadets.
Marking the first in-person weekly meeting for the Leesburg Composite Squadron since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, cadets and senior members gathered to receive honors, awards, and major milestone promotions earned throughout the past 14 months.
Congratulations to the following cadets for being selected for a Virginia Wing flight scholarship.
We are offering our next installment of Level II and Level III modules in the new CAP education and training program. These classes will take place May 15-16 on Teams.
RICHMOND, Virginia –The Virginia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP), changed leadership Saturday, April 10 during the wing’s annual conference. In the time-honored change of command ceremony, Col Elizabeth A. Sydow, CAP assumed command from Colonel Dean E. Gould, CAP.
Just over 80,000 vaccines later, the COVID-19 vaccination site in Greensboro, North Carolina is still going strong. In addition to volunteers from North Carolina, Virginia Wing Civil Air Patrol has been instrumental in continuously staffing the Greensboro Vaccination Site, providing personnel to augment the CAP resources available on site.