Aircraft Manufacturing Co. formed 1917, no major production but did much overhaul/conversion, bought Boeing BB-1 flying-boat 1920 and produced several similar.
AIRSTART CORPORATION Following refinancing, the former Canada Air RV company was reorganised. Manufacturing is now undertaken by AC Millennium Corporation, and Sales and Marketing by AirStart Corporation. Research and development…
Airtech Canada specializes in re-engining Otter and Beaver aircraft with Polish (Soviet design) engines.
Formed 1959 to develop 2/180 autogyro (spring 1960), failed to reach certification.
A.V. Roe Canada was formed by Hawker Siddeley Group 1945, taking over Malton (Toronto) plant of Victory Aircraft. Produced C-102 Jetliner, CF-100 all-weather interceptor (689 built), CF-105 Arrow advanced supersonic…
ADVANCED WING TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION Company is division of AWT Holdings Ltd; founded in 1985 by John Hill and Bill Foyle to develop and manufacture an advanced design of wing for…
BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON CANADA (Division of Textron Canada Ltd) Memorandum of Understanding to start helicopter industry in Canada signed 7 October 1983; 38,900 m² (418,725 sq ft) factory opened late…
Wilfred Bittner produced light aircraft 1976.
Black Hole Investments produce Bücker Jungmann and Jungmeister aerobatic trainers.
BLUE YONDER AVIATION Blue Yonder designed the E-Z Flyer in 1991; built under licence by Merlin in USA until bankruptcy of December 1995; production tooling transferred to Canada and manufacture…
Boeing-Canada Ltd set up 1929, and in 1937 began producing Blackburn Shark in new factory at Sea Island, Vancouver. Next came 312 PBY Catalina followed by 50 upgraded PB2B-2; by…
BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE Bombardier Inc, a diversified Canadian corporation with 79,000 employees, formed Bombardier Aerospace in 1986, subsequently combining design and manufacturing activities of Canadair (1986), de Havilland (1992), Learjet (1990)…
Yvan C. Bougie built light aircraft 1976.
Long-established Winnipeg producer of rockets, now handling upgrades of CAF Northrop CF-5 fleet.
In 1944, to increase Canadian-owned aircraft industry, Canadian government bought Canadian Vickers and awarded giant plant at Cartierville (Montreal) contracts for DC-4M conversions of DC-4 with Merlin engines (70 aircraft,…
Canadian Aeroplanes Ltd Government company which took over former Curtiss Canada factory at Long Branch November 1916 to build Avro 504K.
Formed 1938 to act as single interface with British government for CanCar, Canadian Vickers, Fairchild, National Steel Car, Fleet and Ottawa Car & Aircraft, until 1942.
Also known as CCF and, latterly, as Can-Car or CanCar, this firm was biggest Canadian manufacturer of railway equipment, but decided to set up aircraft business because of Spanish Republican…
Canadian Curtiss Aeroplane Co. set up factory at Long Branch, Toronto, 1915 to build JN series trainers; taken over 1916 by Canadian Aeroplanes.
Formed at Arnprior, west of Ottawa, February 1954, initial work centring on modifying Vertol 44 and H-21B helicopters to 42A standard. Became part of Boeing Canada 1960.
Vickers Ltd established this company at Montreal St Hubert 1911 as engineering and shipbuilding works. In 1922 began assembling 8 Viking IV 6-seat amphibians, increasingly of local manufacture. W.T. Reid…
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