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Discovery Air Defence Flies First Fast Jet Training Mission in Australia

Montreal, November 14, 2017 – DA Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., today announced that it has now flown its first fast jet training mission in support of the Australian Defence Force’s Fast Jet Trial contract.Two DA Defence upgraded Alpha Jets and four Air Affairs Learjets participated in air-to-air missions as Red…

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Discovery Air Defence Awarded Long-Term Contracted Airborne Training Services Contract

Montreal, October 31, 2017 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., today announced it has been awarded through a competition the long-term Contracted Airborne Training Services (CATS) contract by the Government of Canada. This contract is for 10 years with 1 two-year option and a second…

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Leonardo Teams with DA and Inzpire to Deliver a Solution for Air Support to Defence Operational Training Programme for the British Armed Forces

London, September 12, 2017 – Leonardo has teamed with Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Inzpire Ltd. to develop and deliver a customer-centered, low-risk, live air training solution for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (“ASDOT”) programme. The companies will…

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Discovery Air Defence and Inzpire Join Forces to Deliver Air Support to Defence Operational Training Programme to the British Armed Forces

Montreal, February 20, 2017 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., and Inzpire Ltd. have joined forces to bid for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (“ASDOT”) programme. The two companies will combine their unique capabilities in the live air training…

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Discovery Air Defence Participates in Exercise Cutlass Fury 16 over the Atlantic

Montreal, September 27, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently participated in Exercise CUTLASS FURY 16, a multinational anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise led by the Royal Canadian Navy. DA Defence’s fleet of Alpha Jets and Westwind special mission aircraft join Canadian and allied ships…

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Discovery Air Defence Achieves 60,000 Hours of Air Combat Training Excellence Worldwide

Montreal, September 9, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., announced today that it has recently completed 60,000 hours of air combat training services worldwide. The milestone occurred during a Maritime Fighter Controller training mission near Victoria, British Columbia. “I’m incredibly proud of this achievement,”…

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Top Aces Successfully Completes Joint Terminal Attack Controller Training for the German Army

Mesa, AZ – July 11, 2016 –Top Aces Corp. (“Top Aces”), a U.S. leader in high-performance contracted air services, recently completed German Army Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training support. Top Aces TA-4J Skyhawks flew multiple sorties and successfully completed all scheduled JTAC training events for German Army personnel on training ranges near Boise, Idaho….

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Discovery Air Defence Standing Offers extended for Interim Contracted Airborne Training Services

Toronto, ON, June 22, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc., (DA Defence) a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc. announced today that its Standing Offers to provide interim Contracted Airborne Training Services (“ICATS”) to the Government of Canada has been extended until December 2017, with two additional six-month option periods. DA Defence has…

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Discovery Air Defence Fighter Pilots Achieve Career Milestones in Flying Experience

Montreal, May 25, 2016 – Discovery Air Defence Services Inc (“DA Defence”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., recently celebrated significant pilot flight hour milestones on the company’s Alpha Jet, A-4N Skyhawk, and Westwind aircraft. Two DA Defence pilots each surpassed 3,000 flight hours on the Alpha Jet, becoming the first two pilots…

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