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.
Aerospace Consulting and Project Management Solutions
Discovery Air Defence provides a unique combination of support, management and technical services to the aerospace sector.
Discovery Air Defence Consultants
The DA Defence team consists of 27 highly skilled, experienced professionals who have been directly involved in the aviation industry for several decades. All are former military officers from the Canadian, United States and British forces: former pilots, engineers, air weapons controllers, project directors, and project managers with the breadth and depth of experience required by our customers.
Our specialists work with private industry, government agencies, and aerospace research institutions. We have senior level consultants with military, engineering and defense research backgrounds, qualified from Operator to Doctorate - many with a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation. Our consultants have a broad range of national and international experience and are ready to cost effectively meet our clients needs.
Clients of DA Defence consulting include CAE, Northrup Grumman, DND Director of Air Requirements, Defence Research and Development Canada Toronto and Valcartier, Human systems Incorporated.
DA Defence Consulting is based in Ottawa, ON and is equipped to offer highly qualified Subject Matter Experts to the business, research and military community to efficiently and effectively meet short and longer term customer requirements.
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.