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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.



KF Aerospace - B737-300 Quick Change Combi Conversion Timelapse

by User Not Found | Apr 21, 2015


In 2014, KF Aerospace developed the world's first Quick Change Combi B737-300. 

 

This allows operators to change quickly from a passenger to cargo configuration in a short time.

 

We have made a timelapse video of the process of converting the aircraft available here on the KF Aerospace Youtube Channel

 

Some info about the PEMCO Cargo Conversion:

- 8 Cargo containers
- 136 passengers
- Cargo/Passenger combination possible
- STC issued Dec. 3, 2013

 

 

First Combi Conversion delivered to Canadian North on Nov. 14, 2014





Photos: Eduardo Muraoka
Timelapse Video:  Deon Nel (www.deonnelphotography.com)



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.



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