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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 Reaches New Heights with Record 90,000 Hours of Accident-Free Flying
Posted on February 23, 2021

Flight hours expected to ramp up as Top Aces grows its business. Montreal: February 23, 2021 – Top Aces is pleased to announce that it recently achieved another industry-leading milestone with 90,000 hours of accident-free flying in support of advanced adversary training for its clients. Since 2005, Top Aces has delivered innovative training services...

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Top Aces Welcomes First F-16s to Mesa, AZ
Posted on January 29, 2021

Adversary Air Industry Leader Brings Advanced Jets for U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Training Mesa, Arizona, January 29, 2021 - Top Aces Corp. is pleased to announce the arrival of its first batch of F-16 fighters to the company’s F-16 Center of Excellence in Mesa, Arizona. Under the U...

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Top Aces to exhibit in AFA’s virtual Air, Space & Cyber (vASC) conference
Posted on September 09, 2020

Mesa, Arizona – September 9, 2020 – Top Aces will participate in the Air Force Association’s (AFA) Air, Space & Cyber Conference (vASC) from September 14 to 16, 2020. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s conference – known as the world’s premier event for defense and aerospace professionals...

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