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  • Nous sommes engagés à fournir à nos clients des solutions d'aviation spécialisées à tout moment lorsque requis. Nos pilotes, agents d’entretien, logisticiens et administrateurs travaillent de façon minutieuse et avec fierté dans les endroits  les plus difficiles au monde.

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    Discovery Air Defence est le principal fournisseur de services d'entraînement aéroportés impartis à l'Armée canadienne, la Marine et la Force aérienne. 

Archives des dernières nouvelles

17-03-01 20:57
Montreal, March 1, 2017 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Air Affairs Australia Pty Ltd. have been awarded a two-year trial contract by the Commonwealth of Australia to provide Red Air and fighter support to the Australian Defence Force. The “Jet Air Support – Fast Jet Trial” consists of three highly-advanced Alpha Jets based at RAAF Base ...
17-02-20 07:47
Montreal, February 20, 2017 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Inzpire Ltd. have joined forces to bid for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (“ASDOT”) programme. The two companies will combine their unique capabilities in the live air training environment to deliver the most innovative, relevant and saf...
16-09-27 17:49
Montreal, September 27, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently participated in Exercise CUTLASS FURY 16, a multinational anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise led by the Royal Canadian Navy. DA Defence’s fleet of Alpha Jets and Westwind special mission aircraft join Canadian and allied ships and aircraft conducting ASW training off the coast of N...
16-09-09 17:59
Montreal, September 9, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., announced today that it has recently completed 60,000 hours of air combat training services worldwide. The milestone occurred during a Maritime Fighter Controller training mission near Victoria, British Columbia. “I’m incredibly proud of this achievement,” said Paul Bouchard, Presid...
16-07-12 08:28
Mesa, AZ – July 11, 2016 –Top Aces Corp. (“Top Aces”), a U.S. leader in high-performance contracted air services, recently completed German Army Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training support. Top Aces TA-4J Skyhawks flew multiple sorties and successfully completed all scheduled JTAC training events for German Army personnel on training ranges near Boise, Idaho. “It was extremely rewarding for Top Aces to s...
16-06-22 18:14
Toronto, ON, June 22, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc., (DA Defence) a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its Standing Offers to provide interim Contracted Airborne Training Services (“ICATS”) to the Government of Canada has been extended until December 2017, with two additional six-month option periods. DA Defence has been the exclusive supplier of “fast jet” (Type 1) and &l...
16-05-25 20:06
Montreal, May 25, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently celebrated significant pilot flight hour milestones on the company’s Alpha Jet, A-4N Skyhawk, and Westwind aircraft. Two DA Defence pilots each surpassed 3,000 flight hours on the Alpha Jet, becoming the first two pilots in North America to achieve this impressive feat, representing approxim...
16-04-14 20:32
Montreal, April 14, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently flew in the first-ever German Air Force (“Luftwaffe”) Eurofighter Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC). Two DA Defence A-4N Skyhawks flew a number of support missions as Red Air to provide aggressor and dissimilar air combat training (DACT) for Eurofighters from Tactical Flying ...
16-04-06 18:50
Montreal, April 6, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently deployed aircraft from Wittmundhafen, Germany to participate in the annual Dissimilar Air Combat Training (“DACT”) exercise hosted by the Spanish Air Force at Gando Air Base, Canary Islands. Flying embedded with German Air Force Eurofighter squadrons, DA Defence A-4N Skyhawks joined ...
16-03-22 18:11
Montreal, March 22, 2016 - Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DA Defence"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently deployed its Dornier Alpha Jets and Westwind Special Mission Aircraft with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the Florida Air National Guard to Exercise Eagle Claw 2016 off the coast of Florida.  DA Defence Alpha Jets and Westwind aircraft executed anti-shipping warfare training, electronic support...
16-02-17 18:33
Montreal, February 17, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc.,  the world’s largest provider of tactical adversary services, recently deployed with Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18s to Exercise Combat Archer at Tyndall Air Force Base. DA Defence Alpha Jets executed numerous Red Air missions providing dissimilar air combat training for CF-18, F-22...
15-12-23 11:51
Montreal, 21 Dec 2015 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has recently achieved 55,000 hours of airborne training services for the Canadian Armed Forces, German Armed Forces and other air forces worldwide. This new milestone marks DA Defence’s continuous commitment as a trusted and proven provider of air combat training to Canadian and international custome...
15-06-25 08:40
Montreal, June 25, 2015 - Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DA Defence"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc. has deployed McDonnell Douglas A-4 Skyhawks to Decimomannu Air Base in Sardinia, Italy. The DA Defence Skyhawks are providing Red Air adversary training support to German Air Force (Luftwaffe) Eurofighters on deployment in Italy. DA Defence is providing Red Air mission training embedded with Eurofighters from the...
15-05-27 07:33
Ottawa, 27 May 2015 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has recently achieved 50,000 hours of air combat training for the Canadian Armed Forces and other international air forces. This new milestone marks DA Defence’s commitment to achieving a reliable and cost effective training solution and increased operational readiness for our customers - no matter whe...
15-05-26 16:22
Media Advisory Montreal, 22 May 2015 – Discovery Air Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc, is celebrating 50,000 hours of contracted air combat training worldwide at CANSEC 2015 in Ottawa on May 27, 2015. This milestone marks another important achievement in DA Defence’s continued success in the international air combat training market. Foreign militaries are recognizing the significant cost savings, positive traini...
15-05-13 08:13
Toronto, ON – May 13, 2015 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (DA Defence), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), an Arizona-based flight training organization, announced today at the Flight Safety Foundation's 60th Annual Business Aviation Safety Summit (BASS) 2015, an agreement for high-performance Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT). DA Defence is integrating its...
15-01-13 18:22
Wittmund, Germany January 13, 2015 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (DADS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., today completed its inaugural flight in Wittmund, Germany providing fast jet airborne training services to the German Armed Forces. The successful mission was flown in support of German Ground Controller Intercept training and numerous intercepts were conducted.  The Lead Pilot of the DADS German team, with ...
14-10-30 12:27
Ottawa, ON October 29, 2014 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air”) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence Services”), has begun the deployment of its significantly upgraded, glass cockpit, advanced A-4N fleet to Wittmund, Germany to begin its contract with the German Armed Forces.     Under its contract, DA Defence Services will provide fast j...
14-09-23 13:37
Washington, DC September 15, 2014 – Top Aces, the leading combat support provider in the world, is exhibiting at the Air Force Association (AFA) Air and Space Conference from September 15-17, 2014. This is a one-of-a-kind event where the AFA brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia, and current aerospace specialists from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community ...
14-09-23 13:34
Reno, NV, September 2, 2014 – Top Aces, the leading combat support provider in the world, is exhibiting at the 2014 Tailhook Reunion in Reno, Nevada, from September 4-7, 2014.  We are a proud sponsor of this weekend’s event and the Tailhook Association - the premier organization for support of carrier and other sea-based aviation and the current and retired members of the US Navy and Marine Corps. Top Aces looks forward to meetin...
14-01-30 10:26
Toronto, ON, January 30, 2014 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air”) announced today that Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“Defence Services”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, has entered into a contract to provide airborne training services to the German Armed Forces (the “Contract”).      Under the Contract, Defence Services will provide fast jet airborne training services...
13-12-17 20:34
Toronto, ON, December 17, 2013 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air”) announced today that Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air) has completed the acquisition of Advanced Training Systems International, Inc. (“ATSI”), which was previously announced on December 5, 2013.   Jacob Shavit, Discovery Air’s President and Chief Executive Officer, stated: “We welcome...
13-12-06 09:10
Toronto, ON, December 5, 2013 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air”) announced today the pending acquisition of Advanced Training Systems International, Inc. (“ATSI”) by Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air).   ATSI is a U.S. airborne training services company based in Mesa, Arizona.  It currently owns a fleet of ten (10) Douglas A-4 Skyhawk aircraft and offers air...
13-09-05 21:47
Montreal, QC, September 5, 2013 – Discovery Air Defence Services (DADS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has surpassed 40,000 flying hours in support of the Canadian Forces. This marks a tremendous milestone, and is particularly impressive given the company’s 100% accident-free record and ongoing serviceability rates in excess of 98%. Paul Bouchard, President of DADS, said “We are very proud of the excellent, sa...
13-06-25 10:51
Bagotville, QC, June 21, 2013 -  Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DADS"), une filiale en propriété exclusive de Discovery Air Inc., est heureux d'annoncer l'ouverture d'une installation de bancs d'essais de moteurs à Bagotville, au Québec. Avec un banc d’essai moteur pour le LARZAC C6/C20, cette installation, approuvée par Transports Canada, offre à nos techniciens l’opport...
13-01-31 17:05
Yellowknife, Jan. 31, 2013 - Top Aces Inc. ("Top Aces") announced that, effective February 1, 2013, it will be changing its name to Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("Defence Services").  The change is being made to better reflect Top Aces' relationship to its parent company, Discovery Air Inc. ("Discovery Air"), and to better convey the full range of capabilities offered by Defence Services. The 'Top Aces' b...
12-09-28 14:12
Yellowknife, NT, September 28, 2012 – Discovery Air Inc. (“Discovery Air”) announced today that the Government of Canada has extended Top Aces’ interim contracted airborne training services (“ICATS”) Standing Offers for a further three year term commencing in June 2013 and ending in June 2016.  Top Aces Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, has been the exclusive supplier of “fast jet&rdq...
13-12-05 13:26
Pointe Claire, QC November 21, 2011 - Top Aces, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, announced today that its Interim Contracted Airborne Training Services (ICATS) Standing Offer arrangements have been extended by the Government of Canada for a 12 month period, taking the service delivery to June 2013.  Top Aces is the exclusive supplier of combat support airborne training services to the Canadian Forces. The ICATS program supports Ar...
12-01-09 13:12
Pointe Claire, QC, November 17, 2011 – Top Aces Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, announced today that it has been notified by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) that the existing CATS solicitation has been cancelled.  The Government has stated their intention to re-issue a solicitation for the CATS requirement at a later date.  Top Aces will continue to deliver services to the Crown under the curr...
12-01-09 13:11
YELLOWKNIFE, NWT, March 25, 2011 - Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Top Aces, has been notified by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) of PWGSC’s intention to retender a new Request For Proposal (RFP) under the current CATS procurement. PWGSC made the decision to cancel the current solicitation as they determined that the period for submitting proposals under the RFP process which closed in January 201...
12-01-09 13:10
YELLOWKNIFE, NWT, March 25, 2011 - Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its subsidiary, Top Aces, has been notified by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) of PWGSC’s intention to retender a new Request For Proposal (RFP) under the current CATS procurement. PWGSC made the decision to cancel the current solicitation as they determined that the period for submitting proposals under the RFP process which closed in January 201...
12-01-09 13:09
September 2, 2010 Yellowknife, NWT – Discovery Air Inc. (TSX:DA) is pleased to announce that the Quality Management System (QMS) of Top Aces Inc. has been assessed and registered by Intertek Testing Services NA Ltd. as conforming to all of the requirements of ISO 9001:2008. Top Aces, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is the prime supplier of airborne training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force. ISO 9001 is Quality M...
12-01-09 13:08
April 6, 2010 Yellowknife, NWT, Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its contract with the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) has been extended for an additional one year period. The contract provides for the delivery of airborne training services to British Army Forward Air Controllers using Top Aces' Alpha Jets and pilots. Top Aces, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is the prime supplier of airborne training and speci...
12-01-09 13:07
February 22, 2010 Yellowknife, NWT – February 22, 2010 - Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its Interim Contracted Airborne Training Services (ICATS) Type 2 Standing Offers have been extended by the Government of Canada for a further ... one year period. This follows last week’s one-year extension of the ICATS Type 1 Standing Offers. Top Aces, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is the prime supplier of Airborne Training ...
12-01-09 13:06
February 15, 2010 Yellowknife, NWT, Discovery Air Inc. announced today that the Interim Contracted Airborne Training Services (ICATS) contract has been extended by the Government of Canada for a one year period. Top Aces, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.  On February 23rd, 2005, the Government of Canada awarded three national standin...
  • Discovery Air Defence est déterminé à être le fournisseur principal de solutions rentables et efficaces en matière d'aviation aux Forces armées canadiennes et au gouvernement du Canada.

  • Discovery Air Defence fait partie de la famille Discovery Air qui possède une grande expertise technique par l’entremise de ses filiales et offrant des produits civils et militaires allant de voilure fixe jusqu’à voilure tournante.

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    Dans son rôle de fournisseur de services d’entraînement au vol, Discovery Air Defence exploite une flotte d’aéronefs Alpha Jet modifiés. Tous les avions Alpha Jet ont été modernisés avec des sièges Martin Baker éjectables et des dispositifs d’évacuation de la verrière à la fine pointe de la technologie.

    Discovery Air Defence exploite l’aéronef IAI Westwind 1124 et conçu pour les missions spéciales afin de fournir un entraînement de haute qualité en temps réel. Les avions Westwind ont été modifiés avec des points d’attaches à l’intrados de l’aile, des mâts de liaison ainsi qu’un treuil fixe interne pour soutenir le remorquage de cible et les missions de guerre électronique. La flotte de Westwinds de Discovery Air Defence se tient prête à répondre à la demande de soutien de qualité lors des missions spéciales de combat.

 

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