Manufacturing

Introduction

Renowned industry leader Airbus Helicopters Canada specializes in producing high performance full composite solutions.

Assembly Line

Overview

Airbus Helicopters Canada manufactures and supplies composite parts for seven helicopter models in its 138,000 sq. ft. facility, with 50,000 sq. ft. dedicated directly for composite manufacturing.

From build to print orders to complete turnkey solutions (design, tooling and manufacturing), Airbus Helicopters Canada’s composite expertise has a reputation for high quality parts, produced on time and on cost.

Ancillary Metallic Components InstallationManufacturing of Canadian designed and controlled components:

  • Engine Cowlings for the EC130, AS350 B3 and EC145
  • Boarding steps for the EC135 and
  • EC145 Horizontal stabilizer for the EC135 and AS365
  • Luggage box / cargo pod for the AS350, EC130 and EC225
  • Cable Cutter for the AS350, EC135 and EC145
  • High visibility door and vertical reference window for the AS350
Quality Assurance Verification

Certification

AS9100 Rev C
ISO 14001
TCCA Manufacturing Approval 13-85

Layup

External Composite Capabilities

With more than 20 years’ experience in composite manufacturing and light-weighting, Airbus Helicopters Canada has opened up their manufacturing capabilities to external customers and new markets, offering the following turnkey solutions:

  • Engineering, design, tooling and build-to-print
  • Composite capabilities in the areas of Aerospace, Automotive, Sports & Leisure, Energy and Defence
  • Dedicated in-house manufacturing technology; Autoclaves, Curing Ovens, Computerized Ply Cutting Table, Ply Placement Lasers and Paint Booths
3D ModellingFor more information regarding Airbus Helicopters Canada composite activities please contact:

Dwayne Charette – Director, Manufacturing & Global Supply Chain
Tel : 905-994-2911
Email: dwayne.charette[at]airbus.com

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