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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The Central New York Group flew a Utica city councilman on a familiarization flight in a CAP Cessna 182RG on May 31.
Civil Air Patrol lifesaving awards, recognition for Super Storm Sandy service, and honoring top members and the top squadron highlighted the Central New York Group Annual Banquet held May 19 at Harts Hill Inn in Whitesboro. New York Wing Vice … Continue reading
Civil Air Patrol’s Legislative Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. at the end of February proved even more memorable than usual for one of the participants – Caleb McLean of Syracuse Cadet Squadron, who was presented his Gen. Carl … Continue reading
Cadet Lyndsey Ladd of Fulton and Cadet Gregory Blasczienski of Oswego earned the General Billy Mitchell Award. They are members of the Fulton-based F.R. Sussey Composite Squadron.
ROME, Nov. 6 — Three local pilots spent the past weekend helping to train Civil Air Patrol (CAP) aircrews flying post-Hurricane Sandy photo sorties along the Northeast coast. The crews are all trained in CAP’s standard image capture and processing, … Continue reading