DAA operates out of a modern facility constructed in 2015. Located at the Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB) the building has plenty of office and classroom space and a 21,500 square foot hangar floor. DAA also has its own Approved Maintenance Organization with 5 full-time Aircraft Maintenance Engineers on site.
Becoming a pilot is one of life’s most challenging and rewarding adventures. A career in aviation is an opportunity to get paid to do what you love. Many young boys and girls dream of one day becoming an airline pilot and flying all over the world.
Greater Sudbury is a city of just over 157,000 and serves as the regional capital of Northeastern Ontario. It is just a 4 hour drive north of Toronto. Sudbury is home to two universities – Laurentian University and the University of Sudbury, as well as two colleges – Cambrian College and Collège Boréal. There are plenty of things to do in Sudbury including many great restaurants, nightlife, and outdoor activities.
Discovery Aviation Academy awarded contract for Air Cadets in 2013
Sudbury, ON, May 7 2013 – Discovery Aviation Academy is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to provide training for the Air Cadet Power Pilot Scholarship Program. The contract includes providing flight training for 10 Air Cadets toward their Private Pilot Licence during a seven week period in the summer of 2013.
Discovery Aviation Academy is one of a number of schools providing flight training to 250 students across Canada. 201 of these students receive their Private Pilot Licence, in an agreement with the Department of National Defence (DND) by select Air Transport Association of Canada (ATAC) member schools.
“We are very excited to be a part of the Air Cadet Power Pilot Scholarship Program. Providing a high level of service to government clients is something we are very accustomed to, and we will continue to do so in support of this new contract,” stated Jason Fogg, Program Manager of Discovery Aviation Academy.
According to the Air Cadet League of Canada, one out of every five private pilots in Canada is an ex-Air Cadet and 67% of Canadian commercial and airline pilots flying today got their start in Air Cadets.
ABOUT DISCOVERY AVIATION ACADEMY:
Located in Sudbury, Ontario, Discovery Aviation Academy has a modern facility and a large fleet of single- and multi-engine aircraft. Discovery Aviation Academy is setting a new standard for pilot flight training in Canada, being one of the first aviation schools to be started under a large Canadian air operator: Discovery Air. More information about Discovery Aviation Academy and its variety of training programs offered is available on their website at www.flydaa.ca
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At DAA, we are 100% committed to our students’ career progression from the moment they step in the door until they are in an aviation career that they love. We have been doing this with our fire detection pilots for years, working hard to place them into positions with Bearskin Airlines, Air Georgian, Air Canada, and many more.
DAA provides commercial air operator training to new Fire Detection Pilots coming into Discovery Air Fire Services. This training includes a number of different modules such as surface contamination, survival training, controlled flight into terrain (CFIT), line indoctrination, and safety management system (SMS) training.
Discovery flights are for those interested in aviation and want to experience what it’s like to fly an airplane. You will go up with one of our instructors and have the chance to take the controls of the Cessna 172 Skyhawk. A Discovery Flight is the first step to see if you have what it takes to become a pilot.
Discovery Aviation Academy is a flight school based in Sudbury, Ontario. We offer a variety of recreational and career oriented flight training to meet the needs of all aspiring pilots. If you have always wanted to learn how to be a pilot, now is the time to get started! Let us help make your dream a reality.
Dedicated to bridging the gap between graduation and a career, Discovery Aviation Academy has developed the Career Pilot Program. The 2 year full-time program is designed to graduate commercial pilots who have the experience and real-world exposure to make them employable in the Canadian aviation industry.