To be the best – you have to beat the best…

Here at SkyAlyne, our mission is to ensure the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) remains among the most capable and best-trained air forces in the world. Our innovative and comprehensive training solution for Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) will rely on a wide range of expertise. We are very proud to include Top Aces in that training solution.

Top Aces, a Canadian Small-Medium Business (SMB), has been a trusted RCAF training partner for more than 15 years. They specialize in contracted airborne training services for Canada and other international customers. The most experienced contracted adversary training provider in the world, Top Aces’ daily mission is replicating a realistic threat to fighter pilots in their training exercises.

Top Aces has a reputation for excellence. Of their 300+ employees worldwide, Top Aces employs over 40 pilots who are among the best former fighter pilots from the Canadian, German and American armed forces – 80% of whom are Fighter Weapons Instructors, Canada’s highest fighter pilot instructional qualification.

Part of SkyAlyne’s Solution for FAcT

CAE – one of SkyAlyne’s two parent companies along with KF Aerospace – has teamed up with Top Aces to bring in their unique expertise on a wide range of current training needs. This includes supporting the design and analysis of courseware as well as providing ground, synthetic and live-flying training instruction.

If Canada successfully chooses SkyAlyne for the FAcT Program, Top Aces will join SkyAlyne’s operations with full-time instructors. These Top Aces experts will be part of our overall solution and trained to match the requirements of the FAcT Program.

To Top Aces – we here at SkyAlyne are proud to welcome you to the team! We’re excited to have you as part of our Truly Canadian Training solution for Canada’s future pilots and aircrew, and to join us in supporting the best air force in the world!

About Top Aces

Top Aces provides advanced adversary (“red air”) and joint terminal attack controller (JTAC) training to the world’s leading air forces. Founded in 2000 by a small group of highly accomplished former fighter pilots, Top Aces has the largest fleet of commercially operated fighter aircraft in active service and is the first company in the world to acquire the supersonic F-16. The mission-critical training offered by Top Aces enhances the operational readiness of combat forces by providing a realistic real-world experience while creating significant cost efficiencies and extending the lifecycle of military fleets.

Top Aces is changing the face of air combat training with its unparalleled safety record, outstanding team and an industry-leading 95,000+ hours of operational training flown in support of its customers worldwide – Experience matters.

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