DAA operates out of a modern facility constructed in 2010. Located at the Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB) the building has plenty of office and classroom space and a 13,000 square foot hangar floor. DAA also has its own Approved Maintenance Organization which, in addition to maintaining its own fleet, does third party maintenance for Bearskin Airlines, the Northern Ontario School of Medicine, and many private clients.
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.
For those students wishing to enhance their flight training with a post-secondary education, DAA has partnered with Cambrian College to allow students in their Business Fundamentals program an opportunity to obtain commercial flight training.
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.
Fall 2012 Private Pilot Ground School
Sudbury ON, August 21, 2012 – Discovery Aviation Academy will be holding a Private Pilot ground school starting September 10th. Ground school is required for those who wish to pursue a Private Pilot Licence to fly recreationally or as a step toward flying commercially. It is also an exciting class for those who are just interested in aviation.
School work got you down?
Why not learn to fly?
The class will run 6:30-9:30pm Monday and Thursday evenings from September 10th to November 22nd. The course is designed to prepare a student for the Transport Canada written examination and includes the following sections:
- Canadian Aviation Regulations
- Theory of Flight
- Airframes & Engines
- Flight Instruments
- Flight Operations
- Licensing Requirements
- Human Factors
"I like the use of humour, alternate examples, videos, and demonstrations with props. Problem scenarios have been helpful as we've had to use the information just learned to solve a problem. This makes it less of a memorizing thing. Examples of personal experiences also have a really positive effect on the learning experience."
Holly - Fall 2011
Tuition: $400 (plus HST)
Books & Supplies: $240 (plus HST)
Please contact us to enroll today, spaces are limited.
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.
With over 160 aircraft, Discovery Air is one of the largest air operators in Canada. It employs more than 900 flight crew, maintainers, and support staff to deliver a variety of air transport, maintenance, and logistics solutions to its government, airline, and business customers.
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 set to launch Fall 2012. 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.