Discovery Air Defence Achieves 55,000 Hours of Air Combat Training Excellence

MONTREAL, Dec. 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. ("DA Defence"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., has recently achieved 55,000 hours of airborne training services for the Canadian Armed Forces, German Armed Forces and other air forces worldwide. This new milestone marks DA Defence's continuous commitment as a trusted and proven provider of air combat training to Canadian and international customers.

"2015 has been an important year for us," said Paul Bouchard, President of DA Defence. "The success of our Canadian and German programs, continued expansion of our U.S. operations and our tenth anniversary of training excellence make us extremely proud. I'm very excited about continuing to support our customers in 2016 and beyond.

Garry Venman, VP of Business Development and Government Relations at DA Defence, added, "55,000 hours of proven and trusted experience, successful international operations, and investments in game-changing aircraft, infrastructure and people continues to enable DA Defence to deliver the industry's leading air combat solutions to customers worldwide."

About Discovery Air and Its Subsidiaries

Discovery Air is a Canadian specialty aviation company operating over 150 aircraft with approximately 800 team members. Its subsidiaries provide airborne training to the Canadian and German military, air ambulance services, airborne fire services, helicopter operations, fixed-wing air charter services, expediting and logistics support, and a range of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and certification services.

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

SOURCE Discovery Air Inc.

For further information: Sheila Venman, VP, HR & Communications, Discovery Air Inc.,, 866-903-3247


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