Technical airworthiness accreditation and recognition

Under the DND/CF Airworthiness Program (NDID number A-GA-005-000/AG-001), all organizations conducting maintenance on CAF-registered aircraft, whether military or civilian, must be accredited by the Technical Airworthiness Authority (TAA). Certain organizations may obtain the TAA’s recognition even without formal accreditation, when the respective organization has been approved by another regulator.

On behalf of the TAA, the DTAES 4 staff carries out the audits leading to the accreditation and recognition of DND military and civilian contracted organizations.

Below you will find the list of:

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CAF Aircraft Maintenance Organization SMMs

Fleet

Unit

Senior Maintenance Manager

CC115

442 Squadron

Maj Stefan Szkwarek

CT142

402 Squadron

Maj Roberto Furletti

CF188

1 AMS

LCol Justin Armstrong

CF188

3 AMS

LCol Christian Corneau

CF188

401 Squadron

Maj Jean-Baptiste Michon

CF188

409 Squadron

Maj Paul Whalen

CF188

410 Squadron

Maj Eric North

CF188

425 Squadron

Maj Robyn Scholes

CF188

433 Squadron

Maj Gregory Owens

CF188

10 FTTS

Maj Eric Matte

CP140

19 AMS

Maj Sylvestre Bishop

CP140

14 AMS

LCol Amy Tsai-Lamoureux

CP140

407 Squadron

Maj James Cox

CP140

405 Squadron

Maj Mark Burmaster

CC130

8 AMS

Maj Karen Mason

CC130

413 Squadron

Maj Ashley Oliver

CC130

435 Squadron

Maj Natalie Wispinski

CC130J

436 Squadron

Maj Sylvain Gazaille

CC177

429 Squadron

Maj Kirri Lean

CH124

12 AMS

LCol Brian Payan

CH124

423 Squadron

Maj Karine Roy

CH124

443 Squadron

Maj Trevor Cadeau

CH146

400 Squadron

LCol Jill Bishop

CH146

403 Squadron

Maj Diane Sarrazin

CH146

408 Squadron

Maj Susan French

CH146

417 Squadron

Capt Lisa Mueller

CH146

424 Squadron

Maj Christian Labbé

CH146

427 Squadron

Maj Julia Rantz

CH146

430 Squadron

Maj Sarah Lemay

CH146

438 Squadron

LCol Martin Pesant

CH146

439 Squadron

Capt Steeve Fortin

CC138

440 Squadron

Capt Brad Livingstone

CH146

444 Squadron

Capt David Blain

CT114

431 Squadron

Maj Megan Latta

CH147F

450 Squadron

Maj Donald Couzens

Various

AETE

Maj Derek Bjorndalen

Various

ATESS

Capt Colette Stott

Various

ATESS AMfgO

Capt Mark Engelbrecht

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TAA-approved CAF engineering organizations

FleetOrganization SDE
AETE LCol Cory Marchand
ATESS Capt A. P. Murdoch
CC115/CC138 Maj M.S.M. Launière
CC130 Maj Nadia Kang
CC130J Matthew Black
CC144/CC150 Maj Andrew Langille
CC177 LCol M. Diamond
CF188 LCol Jeffrey Daly
CH124 Maj James Wilson
CH146 LCol John Harris
CH147F LCol Daniel Jehan
CH148 Maj David Letellier de St-Just
CH149 Jeffrey Hall
CP140 LCol Stéphane Racle
CT114 Maj Claude Bougie
CT142 Capt Finlay Drake
CU173 Brigitte Desrosiers
DAEPM (FT) 6 Maj Darren Moser
DEWS Denis Thomassin

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TAA-Accredited or Recognized Industry Organizations

 

TAA-Accredited Organizations

TAA-Recognized Organizations

TAA-Accredited Organizations

Name, address and type of support provided to DND/CAFType of OrganizationTAA Assignment of Authority

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd (BHTCL)
12800, rue de l'Avenir
Mirabel QC  J7J 1R4

Provides engineering and maintenance support to the CH146 Griffon helicopter at 403 Sqn Gagetown, 424 Sqn Trenton, 427 Sqn Petawawa and 430 Sqn Valcartier.

Maintenance

Senior Maintenance Manager: Yves Letourneau

BHTCL Acceptable Materiel Support Organization (AMSO)
Bay 101, 58 Aero Drive NE
Calgary, AB  T2E 8Z8

Provides materiel support for the CH146 Griffon fleet at all units.

Materiel Support Senior Materiel Support Manager: Robert Drouin

The Boeing Company
P.O. Box 16858
Ridley Park, PA 19142-0858, USA

Provides design and technical support for the CH147F fleet.

Design

Technical

SDE (ATO): Marc Filiatreault

SDE (ADO): Sue Reviello

CAE
NATO Flying Training in Canada Office
P.O. Box 30
Bushell Park, Saskatchewan  S0H 0N0

Provides engineering, technical and maintenance support for the CT155 Hawk and CT156 Harvard II fleets at 15 Wing Moose Jaw and 4 Wing Cold Lake.

Technical

Maintenance

Senior Design Engineer: Darlene Callaghan

Senior Maintenance Manager: John Haight

Cascade Aerospace Inc.
1338 Towline Road
Abbotsford, BC  V2T 6E1

Provides first and second level maintenance, modification and materiel support to the CC130 WSM in the Directorate of Aerospace Equipment Program Management Office in Ottawa. Also provides third level maintenance support for the CC130J.

Maintenance

Materiel

Senior Maintenance Manager: Mark Myers

 

SMSM: Mike Ashcroft

GasTOPS Integrated Health Monitoring
GasTOPS Service Centre
65 John Savage Ave., Unit 5
Dartmouth, NS  B3B 2C9

Provides support to the CH124 WSM within the Directorate of Aerospace Equipment Program Management (Maritime) in Ottawa, 12 Wing Shearwater, 443(MH) Sqn for the performance and management of all health monitoring activities for the Sea King fleet.

Maintenance Senior Maintenance Manager: Russ Spackman

General Dynamics Mission Systems Canada
3785 Richmond Road
Ottawa, ON  K2H 5B7

Original Equipment Manufacturer providing design and maintenance support to the CH148 Integrated Mission System.

Design

Maintenance

Senior Design Engineer/Senior Maintenance Manager: 
Pierre Richard

IMP Group Ltd Aerospace Division
CH149 Cormorant Program
P.O. Box 970
Enfield, NS  B2T 1L5

Provides engineering support and maintenance for the CH149 Cormorant fleet operating at 9 Wing Gander, 14 Wing Greenwood and 19 Wing Comox.

Technical

Maintenance

Senior Design Engineer: Rowena Glasgow

Senior Maintenance Manager: John Potter

IMP Group Ltd. Aerospace Division
30 Portage Drive
CFB Trenton
P.O. Box 1000 Stn Forces
Astra, ON  K0K 3W0

Provides repair, overhaul and disposal services for the CT114 aircraft at the ATESS at CFB Trenton.

Maintenance Senior Maintenance Manager: René Petit

IMP Group Ltd. Aerospace Division
CP140/A Program
P.O. Box 970
Enfield, NS  B2T 1L5

Provides engineering and technical support services on the CP140/A aircraft and associated components. Also provides maintenance support services to DND/CAF on the CH124 and CP140/A aircraft and associated components, including repair and overhaul services for CH124 avionics equipment. Additionally, IMP Group Ltd Aerospace Division provides structural rebaseline maintenance and Landing Gear Repair and Overhaul support services for the CH149 Cormorant.

Technical

Maintenance

Senior Design Engineer: Leah King

 

Senior Maintenance Manager: Neil Harding

L-3 Electronic Systems Services (L-3 ESS)
Box 960, Enfield Postal Station
249 AeroTech Drive
Enfield, NS  B2T 1K9

Provides maintenance and technical support of avionics aeronautical products to the CP140/A WSM in the Division of Aerospace Equipment Program Management office in Ottawa, as well as support to the CT142 radar system.

Maintenance

Technical

Senior Design Engineer: Martin Boucher

Senior Maintenance Manager: Mohammad Siddiqi

L-3 Military Aircraft Services (L-3 MAS)
10000 Helen-Bristol St.
Montréal International Airport – Mirabel
Mirabel, QC  J7N 1H3

Provides engineering, maintenance and manufacturing support to WSMs in the Directorate of Aerospace Equipment Program Management for the CT114 and CF188 aircraft.

Technical

Maintenance

Manufacturing

Senior Design Engineer: Yves Beauvais

SMMSMSM and SMfgM: Dominic Sabourin

L-3 Military Aircraft Services (L-3 MAS)
10000 Helen-Bristol St.
Montréal International Airport – Mirabel
Mirabel, QC  J7N 1H3

Provides technical support services for the CH148 Cyclone helicopter and the WSM for the Maritime Helicopter Project.

Technical Senior Design Engineer:  Germain Girard

Lockheed Martin
86 South Cobb Dr.
Marietta, GA  USA 30060

Provides design services to the CC130J aircraft.

Design

Senior Design Engineer: Geoffrey Bateman

Magellan Aerospace Corporation
3160 Derry Road East
Mississauga, ON L4T 1A9

Provides design and engineering support for the J85 and F404 engines in support of the CT114 and CF188 fleets.

Design

Engineering

Senior Design Engineer:  Dorino Borsato

Marshall Canada
1337 Towline Road
Abbotsford, BC  V2T 6E1

Engineering and technical support services to DND/CAF, through Herc Solutions, on the CC130 aircraft, components and avionics equipment in accordance with their Engineering Process Manual.

Technical Senior Design Engineer:  Ronald Eckersley

Nasittuq Corporation
354B Pinnacle Street
Belleville, ON  K8N 3B4

Provides ground de/anti-icing services for RCAF aircraft at CFS Alert.

De-Icing services  

Peraton Canada Corp
Government Communications Systems Canada
6727 9th Street NE
Calgary, AB  T2E 8R9

Provides maintenance, engineering and materiel support on avionics and test equipment for the CF188 WSM within the Directorate of Aerospace Equipment Program Management in Ottawa.

Maintenance

Design

Technical

Materiel Support

Senior Maintenance Manager / Senior Design Authority: Jim Gillespie

Senior Materiel Support Manager: Don Yeo

Petrol Air Services (PAS)
Petrol Air Services
611, 6th av. de l'Aéroport
Québec, QC  G2G 2T4

Provides ground de/anti-icing services for RCAF aircraft at 8 Wing Trenton.

De/Anti-Icing services  

Safran Landing Systems Canada Inc.
574 Monarch Road
Ajax, ON  L1S 2G8

Provides engineering, overhaul and repair services for the CF118 and CT114 landing gear and related components.

Engineering

Maintenance

Senior Design Engineer:  Peter Pisters

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
6900 Main Street
P.O. Box 9729
Stratford, CT 06615-9129
MS S600B, USA

Provides design and technical support for the CH148 Cyclone Helicopter certification program. 

Design

Technical

ADO Senior Design Engineer: 
Paul Dionne

ATO Senior Design Organization: Diane Bergen

Trans-Sol Aviation Services Inc.
900 Lemire Boul.
Drummondville, QC  J2C 7W8

Provides ground de/anti-icing services for RCAF aircraft at 3 Wing Bagotville.

De/Anti-Icing services

 

 

   

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 TAA-Recognized Organizations

Name, address and type of support provided to DND/CAFType of organization 

Allied Wings
P.O. Box 241, 55 Musketeer Road East
Southport, MB  R0H 1N0

Provides maintenance support on the CT102, CT145, CH139 and CT146C in support of the Contracted Flying Training and Support (CFTS) Program in Portage La Prairie.

Maintenance

Avalerion Corp (a member of Transwest Air)
P.O. Box 100
Prince Albert, SK  S6V 5R4

Provides maintenance support services for the CT145D (King Air 350) Multi-Engine Utility Flight (MEUF) at 8 Wing Trenton.

Maintenance Maintenance Control

Bell Helicopter Textron Canada Ltd (BHTCL)
12800, rue de l'Avenir
Mirabel QC  J7J 1R4

Provides engineering and maintenance support to the CH146 Griffon helicopter at 403 Sqn Gagetown, 424 Sqn Trenton, 427 Sqn Petawawa and 430 Sqn Valcartier.

Design

The Boeing Company
P.O. Box 16858
Ridley Park, PA 19142-0858, USA

Provides maintenance, manufacturing and materiel support for the CH147F fleet.

Maintenance

Materiel

Manufacture

Carleton Life Support Systems Inc.
2734 Hichory Grove Road
Davenport, Iowa 52804, USA

Provides repair and overhaul services for DND Oxygen Regulators.

Maintenance

Cascade Aerospace Inc.
1338 Towline Road
Abbotsford, BC  V2T 6E1

Provides first and second level maintenance, modification and materiel support to the CC130 WSM in the Directorate of Aerospace Equipment Program Management Office in Ottawa. Also provides third level maintenance support for the CC130J.

Design

CASP Aerospace Inc.
98 Columbus Street
Pointe Claire, QC  H9R 4K4

Provides maintenance support services on air and breathing oxygen components, fire extinguishing equipment and other life support equipment for DAEPM(FT) 6 (Common Aviation Equipment Management).

 Maintenance

DAC Aviation International
9371, rue Wanklyn
LaSalle, QC  H8R 1Z2

Provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the T-64 Engine and associated components for the CC115 Weapon System Manager.

 Maintenance

DRS Technologies Canada Ltd.
500 Palladium Drive
Kanata, ON  K2V 1C2 

Provides repair and overhaul support services for avionics equipment.

 Maintenance

Essex Industries
8007 Chivvis
St. Louis, MO 63123-2395, USA

Provides repair and overhaul services for DND LOX converters, valves and indicators.

 Maintenance

Field Aviation East Ltd.
2450 Derry Road East
Mississauga, ON  L5S 1B2

Provides inspection, repair, overhaul and technical support services for the CT142 Dash 8 avionics components.

 Maintenance

KF Aerospace
5655 Airport Way
Kelowna, BC  V1V 1S1

Provides maintenance support services to DND/CAF on the CC115 and CC138 airframe, engines and components.

Design

Maintenance

L-3 Military Aircraft Services (L-3 MAS)
10000 Helen-Bristol St.
Montréal International Airport – Mirabel
Mirabel, QC  J7N 1H3

Provides maintenance and engineering support services on the CC150 Airbus operated out of CFB Trenton.

Design

Technical

Maintenance

Lockheed Martin
86 South Cobb Dr.
Marietta, GA  USA 30060

Provides maintenance, manfacturing and materiel support services to the CC130J aircraft.

Maintenance

Materiel

Manufacturing

Magellan Aerospace Corporation
3160 Derry Road East
Mississauga, ON L4T 1A9

Provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services for the CT-114, J85-CAN-40 and F404 engines and associated components.

Maintenance

National Research Council's Flight Recorder Playback Centre (FRPC)
1200 Montreal Road
U61 Building, Suite 151A
Ottawa, ON  K1V 2B1

Performs repair and data analyses of FDRsCVRs and ULBs installed on the various CAF aircraft fleets in support of the continuing airworthiness of these systems.

Maintenance

Northside Development Corporation
23 Halifax Street
Box 493, Station C
Goose Bay
Labrador, NL  A0P 1C0

Provides off-aircraft servicing and support for RCAF Aircraft LOX Converters.

Maintenance

Provincial Aerospace Limited
Hangar #2, St John's Airport
PO Box 20930
St John's, NL  A1A 5B5

Provides third line maintenance support for the CT142 aircraft.

Maintenance

Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
6900 Main Street
P.O. Box 9729
Stratford, CT 06615-9129
MS S600B, USA

Provides maintenance services for the CH148 Cyclone Helicopter certification program. 

Maintenance

Standard Aero Limited
33 Allen Dyne Road
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 1A1

Provides maintenance and design support for the T56 engines, propellers and related components for the CC130 and CP140/140A fleets.

Design

Maintenance

Transport Canada – Aircraft Services Directorate (TC ASD)
200 Comet Private
Ottawa, ON  K1V 9B2

Provides maintenance and engineering services for CC144, CT142 and CH146 WSMs.

Maintenance

Technical

Vector Aerospace Engine Services – Atlantic
P.O. Box 150
Summerside, PEI  C1N 4P6

Provides repair and overhaul services for the P&W PT-6 series engine (for the CC138) and P&W PW-100 Series engine (for the CT142), including associated components and accessories.

Maintenance

Vector Aerospace Helicopter
4551 Agar Drive
Richmond, BC  V7B 1A4

Provides repair and overhaul services on the T-58 engine and components for the CH124.

Maintenance
   

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Contact

For more information on:

  • CAF AMO SMMs or TAA-approved engineering organization SDEs, please contact DTAES 4-3:
    • by email, or
    • by telephone, at: +1-819-939-4783
  • accreditation or recognition of industry organizations, please contact DTAES 4-5:
    • by email, or
    • by telephone, at: +1-819-939-4757