Aerospace
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

 

CAE

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

 

MDA

Satellite subsystems and components

 

Héroux-Devtek

Landing gear

 

Lockheed Martin

Electronic systems integration

 

Messier-Dowty

Landing gear

 

GE Aviation

Compressor airfoils for aircraft engines

 

Rheinmetall

Defence and communications systems

 

Rolls-Royce

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 »

 

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Benoît Larouche

Director, Business Development, New York

212 843-0976