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    DAA operates out of a modern facility constructed in 2015. Located at the Greater Sudbury Airport (CYSB) the building has plenty of office and classroom space and a 21,500 square foot hangar floor. DAA also has its own Approved Maintenance Organization with 5 full-time Aircraft Maintenance Engineers on site.

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    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.

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    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.

Training in Sudbury

About the City of Greater Sudbury

Greater Sudbury is a city of just over 157,000 and serves as the regional capital of Northeastern Ontario. It is located 390 kilometres north of Toronto. Sudbury is one of the largest municipalities, by area, in Canada with plenty of open space, freshwater lakes, pristine forests and woodlands, parks, recreational facilities and real estate opportunities. And with a low population density (only 46.8 people per square kilometer!), the city can offer you a unique Northern lifestyle and superb quality of life like no other. The community is inclusive, dynamic and driven by its greatest asset - the people!

For more information visit http://www.greatersudbury.ca/.

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About the Greater Sudbury Airport

The Greater Sudbury Airport (GSA) is one of Northern Ontario's busiest and an ideal location a professional flight-training centre. The airport has two intersecting runways, a 24 hour Flight Service Station, close practice areas and a variety of IFR procedures and approaches.

The GSA is currently served by Air Canada, Bearskin Airlines, Porter Airlines and Sunwing Airlines.  Air Canada offers multiple daily flights to and from Toronto's Pearson International Airport, which provide worldwide connections, while Porter Airlines offers daily service to and from downtown Toronto's Billy Bishop City Airport, which connects passengers to Boston, Chicago, New York, Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Thunder Bay and Windsor.  Regular scheduled flights provided by Bearskin Airlines offer air service to and from several Northeastern Ontario centres such as Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste Marie, Timmins, North Bay and Kapuskasing. Sunwing Airlines offers flights from Greater Sudbury to various sun destinations from December to March.

For more information visit http://www.flysudbury.ca/.
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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    Dedicated to bridging the gap between graduation and a career, Discovery Aviation Academy has developed the Career Pilot Program. 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.