DATS delivers the 1st Beechcraft G58 Light ISR to Hawker Beechcraft of Wichita
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) is pleased to announce that it has completed missionization of a Beechcraft Baron G58 aircraft with ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) equipment for Hawker Beechcraft of Wichita, Kan.
DATS to modify U.S. Army DHC-7 Special Mission Aircraft
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to modify a U.S. Army DHC-7 Special Mission aircraft. This major modification program will include the incorporation of an antenna array mounted to a large structural platform on the lower fuselage of the DHC-7 aircraft. DATS shall undertake the design, engineering, flight testing, certification, kit build and installation for this major special mission modification program.
DATS announces a new contract with Canadian North
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is pleased to announce a new, five year contract with Canadian North for Boeing 737 component support and maintenance services. Under this contract, DATS will provide turnkey repair and overhaul services for over a thousand different Boeing 737-200 and -300 components and will provide logistics specialists who will be stationed on site within the Canadian North main operating bases and within DATS’ own facility for 24/7 coverage.
Inspection of Top Aces’ Alpha Jet 104 completed at the DATS Quebec City facility
On May 8th, an inspection of Top Aces Alpha Jet 104 was completed at the DATS Quebec City facility before James “Preston” Manning flew it back to Bagotville on a test flight. Alpha Jet 104 is pictured here in front of our Quebec City facility. DATS is pleased to partner with Top Aces to ensure that our Alpha Jet trainers continue to meet the highest safety standards and remain in top airworthy condition. DATS’ approved technicians have recently expanded their capabilities by completing their “Depot Level Check” training on the Alpha Jets and DATS looks forward to performing three more of these major checks on Alpha Jets in YQB between September and December 2012.
Discovery Air Technical Services announces three new contracts
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is pleased to announce three new contracts. The first is an agreement with Peninsula Airways from Alaska for the maintenance of their SAAB340 aircraft. The other two contracts are with PASCAN Express and Air Guyane Express for the heavy maintenance of ATR aircraft, a service recently launched by the DATS Team.
DA Technical Services announces contract with Canadian North for Dash-8 Maintenance, Modification and Engineering Services
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce it has signed a twofold contract with Canadian North for heavy maintenance and for an aircraft upgrade program for four Dash 8 aircrafts.
Discovery Air Technical Services announces multi-year contract with Piedmont Airlines for Dash-8 fleet maintenance
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce it has signed a Dash 8 fleet maintenance agreement with Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc.
DATS announces new orders for the maintenance of 22 aircraft from a US Regional Airline customer and the opening of its Toronto office
Discovery Air Technical Services Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce that it has received new orders for heavy maintenance of 22 ERJ 135/145 regional jets. DATS is also pleased to announce the opening of its Toronto office in Mississauga near the Lester B. Pearson International Airport.
Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. announces multi-year contract with Air Creebec Inc. for Dash-8 fleet maintenance
Discovery Air Technical Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce it has signed a Dash 8 fleet maintenance agreement with Air Creebec. Marty Boisvert, Director of Maintenance for Air Creebec said: “We are pleased to return to Quebec City for the maintenance of our aircraft. The extensive experience of DATS technicians is second to none in the industry. We look forward to introducing our first aircraft in Quebec in the coming month.”
Discovery Air Technical Services Inc. announces CRJ100/200 AMO Certification
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air, is pleased to announce it has received its Approved Maintenance Organisation (AMO) Certificate from Transport Canada for the CRJ100/200.
Welcome to Discovery Air Technical Services
Discovery Air Technical Services (DATS) is a Transport Canada Approved Maintenance Organization (AMO 23-10) with a wide range of capabilities. We are authorized to perform maintenance and modifications on all U.S. registered aircraft as listed in the U.S./Canada bilateral agreement (Ref. CFR 43.17) and under EASA 145 (European Aviation Safety Agency). DATS is located in a modern facility directly at the Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City, Canada. Our dedicated and loyal technicians have a long history of completing hundreds of heavy checks on various regional aircraft models. DATS is part of the Discovery Air family, which has a wealth of technical expertise in its subsidiaries, ranging from Fixed-wing to Rotary-wing for both Civil and Military products.
Did you know?
... that Discovery Air was the cover article in the March/April 2012 edition of Canadian Skies? A magazine that tells the story of Canadian aviation, the article by Blair Watson called "Diverse Discovery" discusses DA's diversity by exploring each of our business units and our unique operations. To read the full article, please see pages 56 - 65 of Canadian Skies, or view the online edition.
... that Discovery Air Technical sponsored 17-year old racing driver Nathan Blok? Blok drove his #5 Van Dieman F-1600 to two podium finishes before record crowds at the Grand Prix du Canada held on June 10th - 12th, 2011 at the Famed Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
... that DATS' facility at the Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City is over 60,000 square feet? It encompasses a fully stocked stores, offices and six (6) fully-equipped service bays.
... that DATS performs heavy maintenance, major repairs and modifications on Bombardier DASH-8, ATR 42/72, EMBRAER Regional Jets, Bombardier CRJ 100/200, SAAB 340, Boeing 737, Learjet 35, Challenger 600 series, Alpha Jet, B1900 and King Air?
Discovery Air Technical Services
Learn more about Discovery Air Technical Services by watching this short video filmed inside their hangar at the Jean-Lesage International Airport in Quebec City, Canada.