Discovery Air Defence Achieves 50,000 Hours of Air Combat Training Excellence
Discovery Air Defence 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 when and where they operate.
Discovery Air Defence Services signs agreement with APS for Jet Upset Training
DA Defence and Aviation Performance Solutions LLC (APS), an Arizona-based flight training organization, announced on May 13, 2015, an agreement for high-performance Upset Prevention and Recovery Training (UPRT). DA Defence is integrating its A-4 Skyhawks with APS' cutting edge UPRT solutions.
Discovery Air Fire Services awarded 7 year contract with Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
On April 2, 2015 Discovery Air Fire Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, announced that they signed a new agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (OMNRF) to provide Birddog Aircraft Services and Detection Aircraft Services (including Detection Observers) in support of the OMNRF’s forest fire management requirements.
Exporting Expertise and Excellence to International Markets
Did you know that DA Defence Services (DADS) is featured in the March/April edition of Skies Magazine? Skies’ Ken Pole explores how DADS is exporting air combat training with its fighter aircraft to key international markets. Discover more HERE. Photo credit: Craig "Rocco" Richard.
Discovery Air Defence Services completes first mission for the German Armed Forces
On January 13, 2015 Discovery Air Defence Services 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 over 2,000 hours experience on the A-4, led the mission and continues to prove that experience matters! Photo Credit: Wouter Haan.
Air Tindi and Advanced Medical Solutions awarded Medevac Services Contract
On January 6, 2015 Air Tindi Ltd. (ATL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., announced that the Government of the Northwest Territories awarded ATL and Advanced Medical Solutions the medevac equipped aircraft services contract for the Stanton Territorial Health Authority. This contract is for an 8 year term to 2023, with an option for STHA to extend the contract for an additional 2 years.
DA Defence Services' A-4N Aircraft have arrived in Germany
Discovery Air Defence Services' A-4N aircraft have arrived in Wittmund Germany for the provision of contracted airborne training services in support of the German Armed Forces commencing January 2015. This photo was taken during the transit at Glasgow’s Prestwick Airport by photographer Bob Logan.
DA Defence Services Deploys A-4 Aircraft to Germany
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 jet airborne training services to the German Armed Forces for a term of five years, commencing January 2015. This announcement was made at the Ottawa International Airport by senior Discovery Air executives alongside, Member of Parliament for Bruce – Grey – Owen Sound, Larry Miller, Chair of the Government of Canada Transport Committee.