Other Capabilities

In addition to a number of global aerospace leaders and a network of SMEs supporting MRO, advanced manufacturing, and space systems, the highly collaborative Manitoba aerospace and defence community also includes a number of world leading capabilities in:

  • UAV Guidance Systems (exported to over 85 countries)
  • Aircraft Design Modification and Certification (FAA, EASA and TC approvals)
  • Comprehensive Business Jet Services (charter, management, maintenance)
  • Turnkey Test Facilities/Systems for Aerospace and Aviation
  • Military Flight Training (fixed wing and rotary wing)
  • RCAF
    • 1 Canadian Air Division
    • 2 Canadian Air Division
    • 17 Wing; and
    • Canadian Forces School of Aerospace Studies
  • University and college applied research labs located within industry manufacturing campuses
    • Center for Aerospace Training and Technology Centre (CATT) – Standard Aero/Red River College
    • Advanced Satellite Integration Facility (ASIF) – Magellan Aerospace/University of Manitoba
    • Centre for Non Destructive Inspection (CNDI) – Magellan Aerospace/Red River College
  • Industry/Post-Secondary collaborations
    • Engineer in Residence (EIR) – University of Manitoba
    • Aerospace Engineering Liaison Group (AELG) – University of Manitoba
    • Aviation and Aerospace Strategic Council – Red River College
    • Industrial Research Chair in Satellite Development – University of Manitoba
    • Manitoba Aerospace Research and Technology Committee (MARTC)
    • Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC)

With a long history in aviation and aerospace reaching back over 100 years to the beginning of commercial aviation in Canada, Manitoba has a deep aerospace culture which has created a diverse industry serving customers around the world.