Tailhook Reunion 2015
Join Top Aces at Tailhook Reunion 2015, Booth 735, in Reno, NV, September 10-13.The Tailhook Association is the premier supporter of aircraft carrier and other sea-based aviation as well as serving and retired members of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.
AFA Air & Space 2015
Join Top Aces at AFA Air & Space Conference and Technology 2015, Booth 1101, in National Harbor, MD, September 14-16. AFA Air & Space brings Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and aerospace specialists from around the world together to discuss issues and challenges facing the U.S. and international aerospace community today.
Contracted Airborne Training Services
Top Aces is setting the standard in providing Airborne Training support, delivering leading-edge technology and strengthening combat capability in the Global war on terrorism. These services directly impact the readiness of military men and women both home and abroad.
Top Aces uses its fleet of aircraft to perform a variety of missions in support of the the military. The versatility of the Alpha Jet and the Westwind, plus the expertise of the Top Aces crews, allow us to provide the required aircraft configuration, flown on the correct profile, to ensure the training needs of the men and women of the military are being met. Top Aces is committed to delivering these essential services.
Dornier Alpha Jet
Top Aces currently operates a fleet of modified Alpha Jet in the airborne training services role. All Alpha Jet aircraft have been upgraded with state-of-the-art Martin Baker ejection seats and Dassault Canopy Escape systems.The aircraft is capable of flying combat training sorties from the surface to high altitude at near supersonic speeds. The Alpha Jet is Night Vision Goggle (NVG) certified and can support a variety of night combat training missions. Top Aces uses the CBLS-2000 practice ordance dispenser and has upgraded both the HUD and mission computer to deliver practice ordnance on target and on time to our JTAC customers.
Top Aces uses specially modified A-4N Skyhawks (Skyhawk II) designated A-4Ns and two designated TA-4J. The A-4N has the highest thrust to weight ratio of any Skyhawk remaining in operation anywhere in the world and is equipped with fully functional and OEM maintained Escapac IG-3 ejection seats, GPS, Air to Ground weapons capability, Radar Warning Receiver, ARC-182 V/UHF radio, ARC-240 UHF radio and Head-Up Display (HUD). We have enhanced these aircraft with FAA-approved TACAN, improved Intercommunications Systems (ICS), and TCAS I.
Welcome to Top Aces
Top Aces is committed to delivering cost effective, leading edge, tactical aviation solutions. We provide the Airborne Training Services required to force generate a modern, operationally capable, multi-purpose combat force. The US military deserves the best tactical Airborne Training Services available to maintain and assure troop readiness; Top Aces’s experienced team of professionals provide the most realistic and effective training available.
Top Aces currently operates a fleet of modified Alpha Jets in the airborne training services role. All Alpha Jet aircraft have been upgraded with state-of-the-art Martin Baker ejection seats and Dassault Canopy Escape systems. Read more HERE.
The A-4N and the two-seat TA-4J can be used to augment USAF training as a low cost, high-subsonic (M0.91) 3rd generation adversary aircraft. Read more HERE.
Top Aces currently operates IAI Westwind 1124 aircraft, all special mission configured, to provide high-quality real-time training. Read more HERE.
Truth Duty Valour Episode 409 Exercise Maple Flag - War Games in the Sky - this segment explains the role of Red Air.