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Discovery Air, Inc. T.DA.A

Sector: Industrials | Sub-Sector: Airlines
Alternate Symbol(s):  T.DA.DB.A| DCVRF

"Discovery Air Inc, through its subsidiaries, provides aviation and aviation-related services. The Company's business segments are Aviation and Corporate Support & Other."
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Red Storm Rising - C$1.5 billion up for grabs as Canada’s Contracted Airborne Training Services (CATS) competition gets serious Published on May 26, 2016 ...read more
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Draken jet crashes in Nevada

A civilian fighter jet supporting the 57th Wing out of Nellis Air Force Base, crashed this morning while preparing to land there. According to Draken International, which owns the aircraft, the pilot...read more
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Discovery Air Defence and VR research

Discovery Air Defence Services has partnered with the ACE Lab (Advanced Cognitive Engineering Laboratory at Carleton University) to investigate the use of a blended virtual reality approach to...read more
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Province gives money to fight harmful algae blooms

A $1 million grant from the province is helping researchers better understand - and address - harmful blue green algae blooms in Northwestern Ontario's waterways. The grant was announced Tuesday...read more
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RE:RE:Big volume and price movement in Debentures today

STanmore I was trying to decide which is largest risk on the Debs: Default risk; or lagest shareholder dumping holdings taking price to nothing; or TSX  delisting DA.A for failure to meet...read more
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July 11 2016 Activity

There has been some unusual activity today with both the DA.A common shares and the DA.DB.A 8.375% unsecured debenture. A single buy order was entered at 8:32 this morning looking for $150,000 of the...read more
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Clairvest Group DA.A equity write-off

On May 2 2014 the Clairvest group purchased 15,047,284 Class A (Canadian investors) and 442,567 Class B (non-Canadian investors) for a total of $13,321,284, at a share price of $0.86. On March 13...read more
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Insider Trading 2016

No insiders of Discovery Air initiated any buy, sell or transfer transaction during the 1st 6 months of 2016 according to the SEDI reporting system.  Given the timing of the year end on January...read more
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RE:Big volume and price movement in Debentures today

The unsecured debentures have been reset to mature on June 30 2018. Two facts worry me.  The first is the secured debentures owned by Clairvest, the majority shareholder mature in September...read more
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Big volume and price movement in Debentures today

6% move UP. Outlook must be improving?  rate and reply
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Board and Senior Management Professional Education

As a totally free service provided by a long term shareholder of Discovery Air, I would like to provide a series of short professional development sessions to the members of our Board and Senior...read more
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How much do you have to pay for a 93.6% drop in value

Discovery Air Common Shares fell from a $100 value in 2011 to $6.39 in 2016, for a 93.6% loss over 5 years. During that 5 year period, the Common shareholders paid the top 5 members of the senior...read more
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Senior Management Compensation

In fiscal 2016, the senior management team of Discovery Air (Shavit, Bernards, Bouchard, Martin and Toussaint) lead the Company to a $16 million loss.  For this outstanding performance in...read more
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Ken Rotman - Discovery Air Board Chairman - accomplishments

The following is taken from page 10 of the July 4 2016 Discovery Air Management Proxy Circular dealing with Ken Rotman's experience and qualifications: Director of NRI Industries when on...read more
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Majority shareholders writes its common stock value to ZERO

Here is a gloomy way to start your week if you are a long suffering holder of Discovery Air common shares like me.  Clairvest and the Clairvest Investment Fund 4 currently own 64 million of the...read more
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New Canadian Training Requirement Attracts Rival Bidders

New Canadian Training Requirement Attracts Rival Bidders by David Donald and Chris Pocock  - May 31, 2016, 7:37 AM   The CAE/Draken bid for the...read more
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Red air rising

Red air rising Canada’s Contracted Airborne Training Services program, which delivers aggressor air services to the Armed Forces, is up for renewal. The stakes are high, with the winner expected...read more
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Revolving Credit Facility from Clairvest

12%!!!!!! I guess being magority shareholder has it's benefits Discovery Air Announces Revolving Credit Facility from Clairvest TORONTO, March 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Inc. (DA.A) ("...read more
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Discovery Air Defence Completes Successful Deployment

Now here's something we haven't seen a lot of.  Discovery Air + marketing.  experiencematters.ca - It's a magor advantage over Draken and they're advertising it...read more
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RE:RE:Matching CAE R&D proposal in their CATS bid

Checking a little further, Bluedrop already has a relationship with CAE, so maybe they would be precluded from doing something with Discovery Air. In any event, with about $40 million in orders on...read more