Our solution to the Future Aircrew Training Program is backed by KF Aerospace – Canada’s leading commercial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider with a long and proud history of working with the RCAF.
KF Aerospace produces more than 1,000,000 hours of aircraft maintenance work annually. Relied on by Canada’s largest airlines, as well as Canada’s military, KF Aerospace proudly delivers quality, timely results for their customers.
Maintaining a high serviceability rate is key to ensuring that there are enough aircraft and helicopters to support the daily training program. At CFTS Southport, KF Aerospace Maintenance & Engineering and Canadian Helicopters Limited have a full complement of skilled and experienced aircraft technicians who continually achieve +90% availability rates, keeping RCAF pilot candidates in the air for live-flying training.
At Southport, KF Aerospace owns and operates two maintenance hangars that provide over 78,000 sq. ft of space to conduct snag repairs, regular and heavy maintenance on all fleets, and nightly storage of the aircraft.