WITTMUND, Germany, Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Defence Services Inc. (DADS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., today 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!
Daniel Gibeau, the Chief Operating Officer of DADS commented "This first flight for the German Armed Forces represents a new chapter in contracted air training services. We have been offering the highest standards of air training in the world to our clients for almost 10 years, and are now proud to be exporting Canadian defence capabilities to Europe."
Discovery Air Defence Services is "Changing the Face" of Contracted Air Services. With the most advanced A-4N fleet in the world, we operate with precision and pride delivering live Combat Airborne training in challenging environments worldwide. Our military allies deserve the best tactical Airborne Training Services available to maintain and assure troop readiness; Experience Matters!
ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES
Discovery Air provides safe and reliable aviation and logistics services in challenging environments. We operate over 160 aircraft with our 850 team members, delivering airborne training to international militaries; medevac equipped aircraft 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, Discovery Air Inc., [email protected], (866) 903-3247; Garry Venman, Vice President Business Development and Government Relations, [email protected], (514) 694-5565 ext 2309