Today’s kickoff of the DSEI conference in London is showcasing the crème de la crème of the defence and security industry, and among those in the limelight is Top Aces, a company that is redefining air combat training standards on a global scale. Having recently been featured in our publication, Aerospace Central Europe (ACE), the firm’s presence at this year’s most significant DSEI event only underscores its influence and stature in the aerospace realm.
The Top Aces Legacy
With an impressive 110,000+ operational training hours flown in support of its clientele worldwide, Top Aces has certainly earned its reputation. Their unparalleled safety record, combined with a team of seasoned professionals, has made them the adversary air provider to the Canadian and German armed forces. It is worth noting that the majority of their fighter pilots are elite graduates from the Top Gun Fighter Weapons School, an accolade that speaks for itself. Embedded in their core are the veterans who, together with the whole Top Aces team, uphold the highest technical and operational airworthiness standards daily.
DSEI 2023: A Platform for Excellence
This year’s DSEI conference promises to be a game-changer. Celebrating its 24th edition, the event will explore the theme of ‘Achieving an Integrated Force’ and the importance of a coherent strategy across the operational domains of Air, Cyber, CEMA, Land, Sea, and Space. With over 2,800 defence and security suppliers present, including major prime manufacturers, it offers an unmatched platform for networking and collaborations.
Meet the Top Aces Representatives
Leading the representation for Top Aces is David Bradshaw, the Director Of Business Development – Europe. A former RAF 1-Star Director and fast jet pilot, David boasts expertise in leading multi-billion pound defence programmes and projects. His experience in operational delivery, combined with his ability to create high-performing teams, marks him as a leader in the aerospace industry.
Alongside him is Tom Reinert, a Fighter Pilot at Top Aces. A seasoned Military, Sales & Test Pilot, Tom has an extensive background in avionics, airworthiness, and both commercial and military aviation. His experience as an instructor pilot, from elementary to tactical training, makes him a valuable asset to the company.
In addition to David and Tom, Top Aces will also be represented by a number of their esteemed colleagues, ensuring a comprehensive presence and engagement at the conference.
For those attending the DSEI conference this week, make sure to seek out the Top Aces team at Hall 8, Stand 535.
In conclusion, the DSEI conference stands as an opportunity for attendees to witness the fusion of innovative ideas, seasoned experience, and a vision for the future. With representatives like David Bradshaw and Tom Reinert from Top Aces, the event promises insights into the evolving world of aerospace and defence.
Read the latest story about Top Aces featured in ACE magazine:
By Katerina Urbanova, Chief Editor, Aerospace Central Europe (ACE)