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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.
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Changing The Face of Air Combat TrainingThe mission-critical training offered by Top Aces enhances the operational readiness of combat forces by providing a realistic real-world experience while prolonging fleet life.
The company is changing the face of air combat training with its unparalleled safety record, outstanding team and an industry-leading 75,000+ hours of operational training flown in support of its customers worldwide. Top Aces has the experience that matters.
Top Aces provides advanced airborne training to the world’s leading air forces. Founded in 2000 by a small group of highly accomplished former fighter pilots, Top Aces has the largest worldwide footprint of privately-held operational fighter aircraft that provide advanced adversary, air-defence and Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training services around the globe. The mission-critical training offered by Top Aces enhances the operational readiness of combat forces by providing a realistic real-world experience while prolonging fleet life.
Top Aces is a privately owned company and the exclusive adversary air provider to the Australian, Canadian, and German armed forces. We employ a growing team of 300+ highly skilled personnel based in the geographies where we serve our clients. Our more than 40 fighter pilots hail from the Canadian, German and Australian armed forces and 80% of them are Top Gun Fighter Weapons School graduates. We are proud and fortunate to employ many veterans who, along with the entire Top Aces team, contribute to delivering our purpose and values every day under the highest possible technical and operational airworthiness standards.
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