March 25, 2021

KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence construction underway

Mar. 25, 2021

The KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence has officially broken ground on its future location at 5800 Lapointe Drive, Kelowna International Airport (YLW). 

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Mohawk College opens Centre for Aviation Technology

Feb. 9, 2021

The state-of-the-art facility built along with KF's Hamilton expansion over two years will double the capacity for aviation students at Mohawk and expand opportunities for learning and hands-on training. 

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KF Aerospace Announces Restructuring

Oct. 16, 2020

Canada's largest commercial aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider, KF Aerospace, announces staff reduction in response to industry impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence Unveils Updated Building Plans

Sept. 22, 2020

The KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence is excited to share new building plans for its aviation museum and conference centre at Kelowna International Airport. Following revisions to the original construction schedule and location, the facility is now intended to be built on Lapointe Drive off Airport Way in Kelowna, BC.

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SkyAlyne announces pan-Canadian team of experts for FAcT program

Aug. 19, 2020

SkyAlyne, a partnership between Canadian aviation and defence companies CAE and KF Aerospace, has officially unveiled its expanded team of strategic subcontractors to pursue the Royal Canadian Air Force’s (RCAF) Future Aircrew Training (FAcT) program. SkyAlyne is a qualified supplier for the FAcT program.

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Air Transat signs on with KF Aerospace

Dec. 4, 2019

KF Aerospace is pleased to announce they have signed a contract with Canada’s third largest airline, Air Transat. KF will be providing heavy maintenance and modifications on the Montreal-based airline’s fleet of aircraft, including the A321, B737NG, and A330 widebody.

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KF Aerospace Opens Massive New Hangar at YHM

Nov. 21, 2019

A 75,000 sq. ft hangar marks KF’s debut into wide-body aircraft capability at its YHM Hamilton maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility.

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KF Aerospace President Tracy Medve to Speak at Level Up Conference

Sept 23, 2019

KF Aerospace President, Tracy Medve is honoured to speak at the Level Up Executive Leadership Conference in Kelowna, BC. Featuring a lineup of renowned guest speakers, including former Prime Ministers Jean Chrétien and Stephen Harper, the conference aims to mentor aspiring business leaders and entrepreneurs at all stages in their careers.

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KF Opens Doors across Canada for Expansion Career Fairs

Sept 9, 2019

KF Aerospace invites you to step inside the soaring aviation industry at its Open House Career Fairs on September 19th in Hamilton and September 26th in Kelowna, BC. The company is recruiting for a variety of roles across its world-leading aircraft maintenance services.

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KF to build aviation themed Exhibition and Conference Centre in Kelowna

June 20, 2019

The $25-million KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence will be located across from Kelowna International Airport and offer aerospace education, training and career development opportunities.

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KF CEO Barry Lapointe Inducted into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame

May 21, 2019


KF Aerospace is excited to celebrate the induction of its founder and CEO, Barry Lapointe into Canada’s Aviation Hall of Fame. Joining other accomplished leaders and innovators, Lapointe attended the 46thAnnual Induction Ceremony on May 16th at Montreal’s Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre. 

Lapointe is recognized for pioneering Canada’s largest commercial maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) operation, creating thousands of industry jobs and training opportunities across the country.

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KF Aerospace Increases Maintenance Capacity with Hangar Expansion

April 11, 2019

Kelowna—KF Aerospace is excited to announce another hangar expansion to augment its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) capacity at YLW Kelowna. The increased footprint will allow KF to ramp up support for key customers.  

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KF Aerospace Breaks Ground on Major Facility Expansion at YHM

February 15, 2019

Hamilton—KF Aerospace is excited to announce a $30-million expansion of its aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at YHM. Adding 150,000 sq. feet and over 275 new jobs, the project will drive new growth for Hamilton, the Airport and surrounding region.

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KF Aerospace signs on with WestJet Encore

December 17, 2018

KF Aerospace is pleased to announce they have signed a long-term contract with WestJet Encore to provide line and heavy maintenance for its Bombardier Q400 fleet. This is KF’s third contract with the award-winning airline family, that includes WestJet’s Boeing737 aircraft and the ultra-low-cost airline, Swoop.

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SkyAlyne Press Release
May 1, 2018

CAE and KF Aerospace join forces in SkyAlyne Canada joint venture.

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April 20, 2017

KF Aerospace Bell 206 FTD
April 10, 2017

KF Aerospace Defence Programs is awarded contract to deliver and operate Bell 206 Flight Training Device for CFTS.

AEI Adds KF Aerospace as Authorized Conversion Center

February 27, 2017

The current success of AEI’s passenger-to-freighter conversion products, which include
the B737-400SF, MD80SF, CRJ 200SF and soon the B737-800SF, require that additional
conversion capacity be added to handle the market demand.

Vx Capital Announcement
March 3, 2017

KF Aerospace is pleased to announce the signing of a long term contract to support Vx Capital Partners airframe conversion program.


B737 Classic ADS-B OUT Solution
November 30, 2016
KF Aerospace is offering a fully customizable ADS-B OUT solution for the B737 Classic series aircraft under Canadian STC SA16-86 with FAA and EASA approvals expected in second quarter
of 2017.

How To Hang A Cessna 172
September 28, 2016

Allied Wings Promotional Video
September 13, 2016

KF Aerospace Chooses PEMCO 737-300 QC STC for First Combi Conversion

June 15, 2015
Canadian MRO, KF Aerospace has delivered the first 737-300QC combi (MSN 28594) to Northern Canadian carrier Canadian North.

KF Aerospace Shaw TV Feature

June 2, 2015
KF Aerospace featured on Shaw TV.

Fanshawe College Donation

May 29, 2015
KF Aerospace donates a B727 to the Fanshawe College in London, ON.

Order of BC Recipients - Barry Lapointe

May 15, 2015
Barry Lapointe is awarded the Order of British Columbia in recognition of his remarkable accomplishments and efforts.

CDR Article on KF

February 2015
Supplying Critical Services to the RCAF in Southport, MB and Kelowna, BC.

Skies Magazine Article on KF

Spring 2014
Learning to fly the Air Force way - Test pilot Robert Erdos goes back to basics, returning to RCAF flight training at 3CFFTS in Portage La Prairie.