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    Headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, GSH and its group of companies is one of the largest helicopter operators in Canada.

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    Discovery Mining Services is a mining service and expediting company serving the needs of companies operating throughout Canada.

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    Air Tindi operates a diversified fleet of fixed-wing aircraft and offers medevac equipped air services, tourism, cargo transport, charter flying and scheduled service across Canada’s north.

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    Discovery Air Defence Services is the prime supplier of Airborne Training services to the Canadian Army, Navy and Air Force.

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    Discovery Air Inc.’s Class A common voting shares and unsecured debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively). 

Technical Solutions

Bell Helicopter Component Repair and Overhaul

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Our state-of-the-art component facility is a Transport Canada approved overhaul facility. Located at the Springbank Maintenance Facility west of Calgary, we specialize in component overhaul for Bell Helicopters.

Aircraft Modification, Conversion and Upgrades

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Fully integrated design, analysis, testing and full certification services for aircraft modifications, conversions and upgrades.                                         

Discovery Air has a proven track record in the design, certification and flight test fields as well as with the incorporation of aircraft modification. Expertise includes: Program Management, Structures, Military and Civil Avionics, Rotary Wing, Mission Systems, Ejection Systems as well as many additional areas.

Aircraft and Fleet Management

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DA offers corporate and private aircraft and fleet management services and support for a wide range of aircraft that is  tailored to your needs.      

If you would like to concentrate on flying aircraft while knowing you are in the safest hands around, our team of maintainers will take care of all aspects of managing your fleet.

Special Mission Aircraft Applications

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Fully integrated design, analysis, testing and full certification services for your Special Mission needs.  Discovery Air specializes in vision and communication systems, avionics, cargo conversion, cockpit and interior upgrades for surveillance, patrol, protection, law enforcement and much more.

Importation

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Discovery Air offers a full range of Transport Canada Minister's Delegate - Maintenance Importation/Exportation services. Our Delegate holds full TC delegation for every type of certified Aircraft and Rotorcraft in both the standard and restricted categories.

Certification

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Discovery Air’s vast industry experience of aircraft acquisition and certification allows us to cover all the activities related to adding any aircraft type to your operations.  Our service offerings range from simple aircraft purchase and certification to facilitation of complex projects such as the addition to or issuance of Canadian Type Certificates.

Aircraft Parts

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Our logistics teams purchase from and supply parts to companies all over the world.

Return to Spare (RTS) Projects

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Discovery Air acquires aircrafts for tear down in support of our aircraft parts and logistic services.  We hold a vast variety of hard to find parts and components that are well priced and  certified.

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    Every year, residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut pursuing an aviation-related career in the North can each receive one of 16 $5,000 scholarships from a fund sponsored by the NWT Department of Transportation, Nunavut Department of Economic Development and Transportation, Discovery Air, Keewatin Air, North-Wright Airways, and First Air. The scholarships are offered to full-time residents of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut (two year minimum residency - a combination of continuous residency in both territories would be accepted to meet the residency requirement) pursuing full-time aviation-related studies. The studies can be related to airline or airport operations or management, aircraft maintenance, and pilot training.

    If you would like to concentrate on flying aircraft while knowing you are in the safest hands around, our team of maintainers will take care of all aspects of managing your fleet.

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    Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.

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    The Northlinx Network brings together many of the GSH Aboriginal Joint-Venture Partnerships allowing all participants to benefit from pan-territorial mega-projects requiring helicopter services in the North. Presently there are twelve partnerships operating in this profitable model around the NWT and Nunavut. On top of that, Air Tindi has an additional four Aboriginal partnerships and Discovery Mining Services has two.

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    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.

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    Discovery Air is committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in aviation industry. By joining Discovery Air you will have the opportunity to participate in a unique and dynamic environment focused on growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and teamwork.