Our Professional Team

About Us

Q1 AVIATION is a Transport Canada approved AMO (AMO 47-11, EASA 145.7296) in Ontario. Also, We are conveniently based outside Pearson International airport in Toronto. Q1 AVIATION is owned, managed and also 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 also have grown into a full-service MRO providing unique solutions for some of the largest corporations.

Q1 Aviation Specializes in NDT (Non Destructive Testing), Aircraft Structural Repair, Component Overhaul And Repair, Manpower Support, Tools Sales and Rental and also Aircraft Parts Distribution. We are located next to the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ).

How we started

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

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

Our Mission Statement

We look to the “present” to shape our future and also the future to shape the possible. Our goal is to provide satisfaction across all sectors of aviation. “Connecting aviation globally with one brand for 5 years”.


Quality – Experience – Capability – Location

Our Technicians have an unrivalled level of experience in Structural Repair, Non-Destructive Testing, Sheet metal structures and also Component overhaul Services. We equip our experienced technicians with the latest in technology and continuously invest in the latest equipment and also training. Q1 Aviation is EASA 145 approved (EASA145.7296 ) and also certified to AS9100 C and ISO 9001:2008.

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

Our Team

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos

As an aviation professional since 1988, Carlos Santos has held various senior ranking positions. Also, 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 schools.
Chamidu Mathurata

Chamidu Mathurata

NDT Shop Manager
NDT Shop manager: Starting his aviation career in 1998, Chamidu Mathurata 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
Harry Jaggernauth Started his career in 1979. Also, Harry is an aviation professional. He has worked on a variety of aircraft components, which include magneto’s, Nozzles, starters & also actuators. Harry is the reason why we at Q1 are able to turn around any Bendix magneto within 24 hours. Started his career in 1979, Harry...
Vev Jackson

Vev Jackson

General Manager Sales & Marketing
Vev Jackson is a Global Aviation Strategist. BA in Geographic Analysis, commercial pilots license, and a background in air charter sales, operations management, and MRO services. Knowledge of regional, and also international MRO Markets.
Jeff Francis

Jeff Francis

Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Jeff Francis has held various sales roles and also has a love of flying.
Nik Broda

Nik Broda

Sales Manager
Nik Broda is a business development professional with over 10 years of international experience working in the Aerospace industry, primarily within the MRO and also Engineering Sector. Specializing in development and optimization of newly based and current 3rd party Aerospace MROs with supporting shop capabilities.
Sandra Soares

Sandra Soares

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

Ana Correira

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

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News & Blogs

  • Q1 AVIATION now offering tool rentals & also sales.
  • Look out for our spotlight stories on our department managers featured on linkedin.
  • Promotional offers from Q1 AVIATION, stay tuned.
  • Q1 AVIATION will be visiting various tradeshows in North America, stay tuned.
  • Q1 AVIATION will be soon featuring a fact check section called, did you know.
  • Canada’s best NDT provider is set to grow, stay tuned for more information as well.
  • 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.