ABOUT US

Our Professional Team

About Us

Q1 AVIATION is a Transport Canada approved AMO (AMO 47-11, EASA 145.7296) in Ontario. We are conveniently based outside Pearson International airport in Toronto. Q1 AVIATION is owned, managed and staffed by a team of highly experienced aircraft maintenance professionals.

Formed in 2010 we began by using our experience to provide unique maintenance solutions to Airlines.

Today we continue this philosophy and have grown into a full service MRO providing unique solutions for some of the largest corporations.

How we started

In 2011 we assembled a highly experienced team of AMEs with backgrounds in heavy maintenance and specialized services to Form Q1 AVIATION. We combined experience, training, investment in technology and combined it with a drive for excellence in customer service .

This combination translates to cost effective, quality products our customers can depend on. Our current capabilities include Non Destructive Testing, Component Overhaul and Repair, Sheet Metal and Composite Structural Repair Services.

Why Q1 AVIATION?

Quality – Experience – Capability – Location

Our Technicians have an unrivalled level of experience in Structural Repair, Non Destructive Testing and Component overhaul Services. We equip our experienced technicians with the latest in technology and continuously invest in the latest equipment and training. We are EASA 145 approved (EASA145.7296 ) and certified to AS9100 C and ISO 9001:2008.

We are Conveniently located next to Pearson International Airport in Toronto the largest cargo / shipping hub in Canada, we can ship anywhere in North America next day. “We offer customers an advantage in cost and quality.”

Our Team

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos

President
As an aviation professional since 1988, Carlos has held various senior ranking positions. Mr. Santos is M1/M2 certified.
Mark Francis

Mark Francis

Vice President
Mark Francis has been an Aviation professional since 1985, and is M1/M2 certified.
Mike Smith

Mike Smith

Parts & Consumables Manager.
Mike has over 30 years of aviation experience, selling parts & consumables to airlines, charter operators & flights shools.
Chamidu Mathurata

Chamidu Mathurata

NDT Shop Manager
NDT Shop manager: Starting his aviation career in 1998, Mathu is an experienced NDT technician. His certifications include NAS410 Level III, PCN Level 2 & 3, and EN4179 Level 3.
Harry Jaggernauth

Harry Jaggernauth

Components and Accessories Manager
Starting his career in 1979, Harry is an aviation professional. He has worked on a variety of aircraft components, which include magneto’s, Nozzles, starters & actuators.
Manuel Espinoza

Manuel Espinoza

Wheelshop Manager
Manuel has been working with us since 2015, and has over 30 years of aviation experience. Manuel holds type ratings on a variety of aircraft, which include Air Bus, Boeing & Bombardier products.
Vev Jackson

Vev Jackson

Sales & Marketing Manager
As an aviation professional since 2007, Vev has held a variety of senior level positions in aviation.
Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis

Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Jeff has held various sales roles, and has a love of flying.
Sandra Soares

Sandra Soares

Customer Service Manager
As Q1 Aviation’s customer service manager, Sandra love’s making customer’s happy.
Ana Correira

Ana Correira

Financial Controller
As Q1 Aviations financial controller, Ana has held a variety of accountant positions.

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News & Blogs

  • Q1 AVIATION now offering tool rentals & sales.
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  • Canada’s best NDT provider is set to grow, stay tuned.
  • Structural services on the rise at Q1 AVIATION, stay tuned.
  • Manpower a sought-after commodity for airlines, stay tuned.
  • Where is aviation maintenance headed, stay tuned.
  • Upcoming Press releases.