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Top Aces and Blue Air Training Join Forces – Expanding Service Offerings to Military Customers Worldwide

Top Aces Corp. and Blue Air Training join forces. From left to right: Gretchen Barlow, Founder & CAO of Blue Air Training; James “Chef” Barlow, Founder & CEO of Blue Air Training; Russ Quinn, President of Top Aces Corp.; Paul Bouchard, CEO of Top Aces Holdings Inc. (CNW Group/Top Aces)

Blue Air Training and Top Aces have announced the completion of an industry changing business combination. Customers for both companies will now benefit from Blue Air’s best-in-class Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) training expertise, and the capabilities of Top Aces to exercise their pilots against the world’s most advanced fleet of contracted aggressor aircraft.

“As countries worldwide look to ramp up combat readiness, the demand for highly specialized and affordable contracted Adversary Air (ADAIR) and JTAC services is on the rise. We’re extremely proud to join forces with Blue Air, bringing together two of the most capable and experienced ADAIR and JTAC training providers in the world,” said Paul Bouchard, CEO of Top Aces Holdings Inc.

“The business combination is a perfect fit as Top Aces and Blue Air are tightly aligned in culture and mission. Through this partnership, we look forward to deepening our relationship with our customers and demonstrating the value of a one-stop solution for the most comprehensive, realistic and cost-effective training available,” said Russ Quinn, President of Top Aces Corp.

“As the recognized global expert in JTAC training, Blue Air’s business combination with Top Aces creates a single, harmonized turnkey solution for ADAIR and Close Air Support (CAS) benefiting customers worldwide. We are thrilled to continue providing the highest quality training experience available to our Warfighters,” said James “Chef” Barlow, Founder and CEO of Blue Air.

Both Blue Air and Top Aces Corp. will continue to be headquartered in Las Vegas, NV, and Mesa, AZ, respectively and will operate independently under the same names. Customers can expect to receive the same high-quality service – now with access to a full range of advanced training capabilities that will improve the readiness of their armed forces.

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