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KF Aerospace

KF Aerospace

Head Office Location in Canada: 

Kelowna, BC

Defence related locations/operations within Canada:

Southport, Kelowna, BC

Senior officer for Canadian operations:

Tracy Medve, President & CEO

Annual Sales: 

$225M

Ticker Symbol:

N/A

Number of Employees:

1,100

Percentage of business - defence related:

40%

Percentage of business within Canada:

100% (defence)

Current DND Projects:

• Prime Contractor for Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS): Since 2005, KF Aerospace has led a group of Canadian companies (collectively called Allied Wings) as the prime contractor for RCAF’s CFTS training program at Southport, MB, which provides training and ISS, including live flying, simulation and classroom training, lodging, meals, airfield support, facilities maintenance, and recreational support services. Approximately 80% of RCAF pilots receive their ‘wings’ through the CFTS program • Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) Program: The KF Aerospace and CAE partnership (called SkyAlyne) is engaged in a competitive process for Canada’s FAcT Program. Contract award is expected in 2023 • Fixed-Wing Search & Rescue Maintenance Support: Providing support with maintenance, repair and modernization services on the RCAF’s fleet of DHC-5 (CC-115) Buffalos and the DHC-6 (CC-138) Twin Otters and their components. • P-8A Poseidon Team for the Canadian Multi-Mission Aircraft Program: KF Aerospace is a team member with Boeing for the P-8A Poseidon Program

Level of investment in R&D:

KF Aerospace is committed to a Continuous Improvement program for civil and military aircraft maintenance and support. It invests in improving training and simulation delivery at CFTS Program and across all facilities. As part of SkyAlyne, KF will leverage emerging technologies and offer highly innovative training solutions for the RCAF ensuring Canada remains at the forefront of military pilot and aircrew training.

Primary Activities, products, services:

KF Aerospace is Canada’s leading integrated aerospace company with four facilities and more than 1000 employees across Canada. KF Aerospace delivers innovative solutions for corporate, commercial and military customers worldwide. It provides a wide range of aviation services including maintenance and modifications, military aircrew training, air cargo operations and aircraft leasing, and is Canada’s largest aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul provider.
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