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Top Aces provides advanced airborne training to the world’s leading air forces. The mission-critical training offered by Top Aces enhances the operational readiness of combat forces by providing a realistic real-world experience while prolonging fleet life.

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Mission Profiles
Our Fleet
Dornier Alpha Jet

Day and night Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) training;

Adversary Support and Anti-Shipping Attack Training for Naval Forces;

“Red Air” Adversary Support for Fighter Forces, including large-scale coalition air exercises;

Air-to-Air Gunnery Target Tow; both circular and combat dart missions for Fighter Forces;

Electronic Warfare Training for Naval and Fighter Forces.

Dornier Alpha Jet

- Crew: Tandem Cockpit Configuration

- Normal T/O Weight: 13,200 - 14,330

- Length: 40 ft.

- Engines: 2 x SNECMA Larzac 04-C6

- Speed: 0.95 M

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

Day and night Joint Tactical Air Controller (JTAC) training; Weapons Delivery;

Adversary Support and Anti-Shipping Attack Training for Naval Forces;

“Red Air” Adversary Support for Fighter Forces, including large-scale coalition air exercises;

Air-to-Air Gunnery Target Tow; both circular and combat dart missions for Fighter Forces;

Douglas A-4 Skyhawk

- Crew: Single and tandem configuration

- Length: 40.3 ft.

- Normal T/O weight: 19,850 lbs

- Engines: 1 P&W J52 P408 Turbojet

- Speed: 0.9 Mach

Bombardier Learjet 35A

Approved for VFR, IFR, day, night and icing conditions;

Real Time Performance & Quality Assurance (RTPQA) for NORAD on the East & West Coasts plus the North Warning System (NWS);

NORAD HAWK exercises involving multi simulation profiles for CF-18 & USAF forces;

Target Tow for Naval training with TRX-9 targets for gunnery and TLX-1 Low Level targets for anti-ship missile defence training;

Bombardier Learjet 35A

- Crew: Three, (Pilot, Co-pilot and Electronic Warfare

- Length: 48.8 ft.

- Normal T/O weight: 19,600 lbs

- Engines: Garrett TFE731-2B turbofan

- Speed: 872 km/h

Lockheed Martin F-16A

Superior 4th Generation maneuverability and pilot-centric avionics;

Large array of available air-to-air weapons and sensors;

All-weather capability allows it to employ weapons in non-visual environments;

Light weight with a full load of internal fuel up to 9 G’s;

The pilot has excellent flight control of the F-16 through its "fly-by-wire" system.

Lockheed Martin F-16A

- Crew: Single and tandem configuration

- Length: 49.4 ft.

- Normal T/O weight: 25,281 lbs

- Engine: One Pratt & Whitney F100-PW-220E

- Speed with air to air missiles: Mach 2.05 at 40,000 feet.

News and Events
Top Aces to participate in the U.S. Air Force Association’s Air Warfare Symposium
Posted on February 20, 2020

Mesa, Arizona - Top Aces will participate in the Air Force Association’s (AFA) Air Warfare Symposium from February 26 to 28 in Orlando, Florida. During the technology exposition of the Air Force gathering, senior Top Aces Corp. officials will be on hand to share with attendees and stakeholders what makes...

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Top Aces Corp. Appoints Russ Quinn as President
Posted on January 07, 2020

Mesa, December 13, 2019 - Top Aces, a leading provider of international adversary air services, is pleased to announce that Russ Quinn, the current Chief Commercial Officer, formally transitioned to the role of President of Top Aces Corp., based in Mesa, Arizona on December 9, 2019. The Chief Commercial Officer for Top Aces since 2018,...

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Top Aces secures $100 million equity financing to support its international expansion
Posted on January 07, 2020

Montréal, November 26, 2019 — Top Aces Inc. (Top Aces), a world leader in airborne training, announced today that it will receive a new investment in share capital from Clairvest Group Inc. (Clairvest), its lead shareholder, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec ...

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