PAL Aerospace and PAL Airlines, in partnership with ACOA and ACADA , will host a series of Supplier Engagement Days across the region throughout October to identify potential product and service providers. Both EIC companies, PAL Aerospace is a diversified international aerospace and defence company whereas PAL Airlines is a customer service focused airline operating primarily in Eastern Canada.
Most notably, PAL Aerospace is responsible for the In-Service Support (ISS) of the Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) aircraft – the Airbus C295W, selected by Canada to replace the aging fleet of CC-115 Buffalo and CC-130 Hercules aircraft. PAL Aerospace will be responsible for all aspects of the maintenance work not undertaken by technicians of the Royal Canadian Air Force and will include high-value work such as repairs, 2nd and 3rd level maintenance, future modification work, and depot-level maintenance of the aircraft.
Particular areas of interest in support of these specific operations and the broader supply chain include:
FWSAR Supply Chain Requirements
- Material – including consumables, Ground Support Equipment (GSE), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Personnel – Maintenance and management
Other Supply Chain Requirements
- ISR capabilities (see PAL Aerospace’s Force Multiplier© brochure)
- General MRO activities
- PAL Airlines operational/airline requirements
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