Discovery Air Defence is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining DA Defence you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.
We are committed to providing our customers with specialty aviation solutions whenever and wherever they are required. Our pilots, maintainers, logisticians and administrators operate with precision and pride in some of the most challenging environments in the world.
Discovery Air Defence is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.
Discovery Air Defence practices Corporate Citizenship through focused participation in strategically-aligned, aviation-related, non-profit activities and associations that participate in the communities in which we operate.
Criteria for Discovery Air Defence philanthropic support
Organizations and associations must have clearly defined, measurable goals and objectives and must be focused on one of the following areas:
- Benefit active military personnel, military families and veterans
- Benefit residents of those communities in which Top Aces works
- An individual
- Religious organizations
- Political organizations
- Labor organizations
- Organizations that might pose a conflict with the mission, values, programs, services or employees.
How to apply for philanthropic support
Organizations must submit a formal request to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
A brief, written description of the organization on its official letterhead, including its legal name, history, activities, purpose, and proof of its non-profit status;
The amount being requested;
A description of the purpose for which the support is requested.
Discovery Air Defence Involvement
To date, Discovery Air Defence has been involved with the following:
- Military Family Fund
- CF Appreciation Night
- Army Run
- Habitat for Humanity
Discovery Air Defence is committed to being the premier provider of cost effective aviation solutions to the Canadian Armed Forces and the Government of Canada.
Discovery Air Defence is part of the Discovery Air family, which has a wealth of technical expertise in its subsidiaries, ranging from Fixed-wing to Rotary-wing for both Civil and Military products.
Discovery Air Defence operates a fleet of modified Alpha Jet aircraft in the airborne training services role. All Alpha Jet aircraft have been upgraded with state-of-the-art Martin Baker ejection seats and Dassault Canopy Escape systems.
Discovery Air Defence operates IAI Westwind 1124 aircraft, all special mission configured, to provide high-quality real-time training. The Westwinds have been modified with under-winged hard points, pylons and an internal winch to support Target Tow and Electronic Warfare missions. Top Discovery Air Defence's fleet of Westwinds stands ready to meet the demand for quality special mission combat support.