Civil Air Patrol (CAP) is the civilian auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. CAP has over 240 members across six squadrons in Central New York.
We perform emergency services and disaster relief efforts as directed by the Air Force, we have a cadet program for youth 12-18 years old, and we promote aviation and aerospace education in the community.
The Central New York Group covers eight counties and 9,462 square miles. Our aircraft is a Cessna 182 with an airborne repeater, and we have HF and VHF radio capabilities across three mission bases.
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Author Archives: Capt Eric Schenck
Washington D.C. “Best weekend ever!” was the quote from several Central New York (CNY) Civil Air Patrol Cadets upon returning to Hancock Air National Guard Base on 26 February. CNY Group (NER-NY-134) organized a trip to Washington D.C. to visit … Continue reading
CNY Group has a new tool for sharing calendar information. If you are a Gmail or Google Calendar user, you can access CNY Group’s calendar as follows: Log into your Google account Select the Calendar application Click on the “Other … Continue reading
CNY Group hosted a Corporate Learning Course (CLC) at CNY Group HQ, Hancock Field ANGB on 20-21 January. The course is part of Level III: Managment, of the CAP Senior Member Professional Development Program.
CNY Group is hosting an event to commemorate CAP’s 75th Anniversary. The event will be on 1 December at 1800, at the All Services Club on Hancock ANGB. NY Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi will be speaking at the event and there … Continue reading
Aircrews from the 134th CNY Group have been flying MQ-9 Reaper “chase” missions in support of the 174th Attack Wing at Hancock Field. CAP aircraft escort the MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) from the Class-C airspace around Hancock International Airport … Continue reading