Thundering Annie kicked off a 40+ year association with the venerable Convair aircraft, with KF eventually owning the type certificate and providing global support.
After numerous false starts, Canada’s first ultra-low-cost airline—Greyhound—finally takes flight, only to be abruptly shut down one year later.
In a David vs Goliath competition, KF is awarded the RCAF 22-year, $1.8 billion dollar Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS) program over the incumbent, Bombardier.
Maintaining aircraft has always been a part of our DNA at KF.
The Convair CV-580 is a turbo-prop variant of the Convair CV-340/440 series which were manufactured between 1952 and 1958. The CV-580 turbo-prop conversion took place from 1959 to 1969.