Aerospace Fact of the Week
The Bombardier Beetle makes and mixes hydroquinone and hydrogen peroxide inside its torso. Then, catalysts speed up the reaction between the two chemicals. Now the mixture is boiling hot and can be sprayed by the beetle.
Cadet Aerospace Assistant
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Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Fox Cities Composite Squadron
W6558 Pathfinder Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
What is Civil Air Patrol?
Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with more than 61,000 members nationwide. Fox Cities Composite Squadron has been serving Appleton and the surrounding Fox Valley area for nearly 40 years.
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Oshkosh, Wi- Approximately 84 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members from 12 different units around the state attended Aerospace Education Weekend on September 8-10. This STEM-based weekend held annually at the CAP National Education and Training Center located at Wittman Field … Continue reading
The main highlight for the month of August would have to be encampment. This is a week of training for the cadets to develop their skills. During this week Cadet Second Lieutenant (C/2d Lt) Matthew Niemi attended as Squadron 2’s … Continue reading
Fox Cities Composite Squadron will not be holding a regular Tuesday evening meeting on July 4th. We encourage all of our members (family and friends) to spend the day enjoying the Freedoms we have been granted! Cook-outs, fireworks (safely!) and … Continue reading
Green Bay, WI – The Great Lakes Region (GLR) Powered Flight Academy was held at Wittman Field in Oshkosh the week of June 10-19. This National Flight Academy is a rigorous flight instruction academy that takes Cadets through approximately 12 … Continue reading
In early May the Cadets at Fox Cities Composite Squadron hosted the Boy Scout Troop 3161 for a night of “flying”! As part of the Civil Air Patrol STEM kit program each Squadron is able to take advantage of a … Continue reading
As we move through the second quarter of the year, it amazes me how quickly the first quarter disappeared! There have been many changes that have taken place here at Fox Cities Composite Squadron. Our most recent change happened during … Continue reading
A mutual appreciation is growing between the Fox Cities Composite Squadron and local EAA chapters throughout the Fox Valley. This past month marked another great EAA event that FCCS has participated in. Our squadron was at the EAA Chapter … Continue reading
Fox Cities Composite Squadron has dove right into the new year with excitement and just like that January is already nearing an end?! As they say … time flies when you are having fun! Just a reminder that tonight (Tuesday, … Continue reading
The snow is beautiful, if you are watching it fall from the sky while sipping hot-cocoa from under a blanket nestled into the couch. In other words, our Tuesday evening meeting is cancelled for this evening, 10-Jan. We do hope … Continue reading
In September, at the Air Force Association’s Air, Space, & Cyber Conference, Major General Joseph Vazquez (Civil Air Patrol National Commander) was presented with the Air Forces’ Organizational Excellence Award for the period of October 1, 2012 through August 31, … Continue reading