A global leader in satellite communications.

Alpine Aerotech

Landing On Quality And Excellence

Jupiter Avionics

Out of this world.

KF Aerospace

Maintaining altitude during a pandemic.


Helicopter avionics firm leads the way.

KF Aerospace

A desire for a new adventure became a professional calling for Paula Quinn and her work with Barry LaPointe and KF Aerospace. With the new KF Aerospace Center for Excellence and the company’s training of new local talent, she hopes others will find that same calling within the region’s thriving aviation industry.

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An Upward Flightpath

From aircraft maintenance and engineering to cargo delivery, high-tech flight tracking and aviation communications, this area plays an important role in Canada’s aerospace sector, the third-largest in the world. Despite some global turbulence, the Central Okanagan’s aerospace industry is continuing its upward trajectory.

Focusing on industry leadership in avionics, pilot training, fixed-wing and rotary aircraft manufacturing and maintenance, as well as innovative research in advanced materials manufacturing and defense technology at the University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), local researchers and engineers are helping to shape the future of flight craft.


of BC’s aerospace companies are located in the Central Okanagan (30 firms)



in annual revenue is generated in BC’s aerospace sector ($1.3 billion direct GDP)