Buffalo’s rescue mission of a baby elephant

Buffalo’s rescue mission of a baby elephant

In November 2016 DAC Aviation (EA) took part in an incredible effort to rescue a young orphaned elephant from the Maasai Mara, moving him to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust (DSWT) in Nairobi, Kenya. Rescue flights for orphaned elephants are not uncommon in Kenya, but this was a special case because of the size of…

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Operation started in Somalia and Chad for WFP

Operation started in Somalia and Chad for WFP

2016 has seen the launch of new operations in Somalia and Chad by DAC Aviation International for the World Food Programme (WFP) through their UN Humanitarian Air Service. Somalia In Somalia, years of conflict have resulted in extreme food shortages, most drastically in the famine of 2011. Although a gradual recovery has been taking place,…

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My Experience in C.A.R. – by Nana Wayigo

My Experience in C.A.R. – by Nana Wayigo

As an organization, our efforts to bring aid to those in need take us across vast expanses of the African continent. For our customers, DAC Aviation’s unparalleled ability to move entire aircraft, crew, and operations staff within a moments notice, is but one of the many competitive advantages that sets us apart from the rest….

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DAC Aviation Positions in Mali

Since 2012, the African country of Mali has lived in political and military turmoil. As the country works to establish a new government following the overthrow of President Toure and his administration the need for humanitarian relief is ever-present. Hundreds of thousands of people have been internally displaced, with tens of thousands fleeing to neighboring…

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DAC featured in Bombardier’s December ISAR Publication

For the second time, Bombardier has featured DAC Aviation in its ISAR (In Service Activities Report) publication for the month of December 2013. It is an honor for our organization, and a privilege to be able to tell the world our story. DAC’s relationship with Bombardier and its various aircraft has helped provide hope and…

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DAC & ECHO begin operations in Chad

In an effort to assist on-going humanitarian relief efforts in CHAD, the ECHO-Flight program, funded by the European Commission and operated by DAC Aviation International positioned an aircraft in N’DJAMENA this week. With 2013 marking new challenges across the African continent, the drive to make a difference has never been stronger. Furthermore, this new mission…

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CAR Emergency Relief

Montreal QC – December 15th Wide spread violence continues to sweep over the Central African Republic (CAR) nearly nine months after political turmoil led to the overthrowing of President F. Bozize by the SELEKA. As of December 5th 2013, violence reached its peak as France and MISCA announced the deployment of armed forces in an…

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DAC’s Communication Manager Completes First “Solo” Flight

Montreal QC – September 28th Patrick Desrochers, DAC Aviation’s Communications Manager, embarked on his first “solo” flight as the Pilot in Command of a Cessna 172N. Over clear and sunny skies, the Student Pilot executed a takeoff, joined circuit and performed his very first solo landing, demonstrating his understanding of the safe and effective operation…

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