A solid, dynamic industry cluster

The large number of multinational companies operating here bears witness to the outstanding reputation of Québec's aerospace industry. What's more, together with the international organizations located in Québec, those companies have attracted hundreds of leading equipment manufacturers and product and service providers.

There is no shortage of partnership opportunities!


Bell Helicopter Textron

One of the world's leading manufacturers of light and intermediate-class civil helicopters


Bombardier Aerospace

International leader in regional and business aviation and the world's third-largest builder of light civil aircraft, after Airbus and Boeing



World's leading flight simulator manufacturer, with 80% of the global market


Pratt & Whitney Canada

One of the world leaders in low- and medium-power aircraft turbine engines, with a 30% market share


Major original equipment manufacturers operate their own design, engineering and manufacturing departments.


Esterline CMC Electronics


Avionics, electronic components


Stelia Aerospace Canada


Aerostructures, seats and aerospace equipment



Satellite subsystems and components



Landing gear


Lockheed Martin

Electronic systems integration



Landing gear


GE Aviation

Compressor airfoils for aircraft engines



Defence and communications systems



Gas turbine maintenance and repair


Thales Avionics

Avionics, navigation, communications



The Aéro Montréal logo with the sky in the background, courtesy of Aéro MontréalAéro Montréal: the power of joining forces


Launched in 2006, Aéro Montréal Open a new windowis a forum that brings together the key players in Québec’s aeronautics industry, represented by executives from large companies, specialized small and medium-sized businesses, educational institutions, research centres, associations and trade unions.


Together, they find solutions to industry challenges in order to help businesses operating here maintain their competitive positions on global markets.

Other areas of expertise in Québec

Photo of workers assembling Héroux-Devtek landing gear componentsQuébec also offers investors advantageous conditions for a variety of aerospace-related activities:


  • Machining
  • Surface treatment
  • Electronics and cabling
  • Information systems
  • Interior finishing
  • Composites


Some 20 aircraft maintenance and repair companies employ more than 7,000 specialized workers in Québec.

Dynamic research centres

Research centres play a pivotal role in Québec’s aerospace industry thanks to their drive and creativity. Discover them here »



Contact your expert

Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976