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.
Aircraft Management System
Discovery Air Defence understand that rigorous management of aircraft assets is essential to a successful and sustainable air operation. The ability to maximize required flying hours with the required number of aircraft for each launch requires strategic long term maintenance planning and careful scheduling. DA Defence follows sophisticated fleet management practices. On a constant basis, all aircraft are in operation simultaneously to serve its customer. The successful performance record demonstrated by DA Defence is a product of the highly skilled and experienced maintenance team, effective logistic system and well-organized fleet management.
DA Defence tracks its aircraft fleets and engines with a state of the art aircraft maintenance tracking software system. This software permits to accurately track and predict all the maintenance requirements of our aircraft, including time-life components on the aircraft, engines, and test equipment. This system is accessible via the web, so technicians can monitor aircraft maintenance requirements at any location or on the road during deployments.
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.