HALIFAX, Feb. 21, 2012 /CNW/ - IMP Group Limited, Aerospace Division announced today that it has been awarded a contract to conduct maintenance activities on the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) fleet of 25 CT-114 Tutor aircraft. The CT-114 Tutor is the aircraft flown by Canada's Snowbird aerobatic team - a national icon with its distinctive red and white paint scheme symbolizing our national flag.
The three-year contract is valued at 5.75 million dollars and includes options for up to seven additional years of work. The primary contract activity is the maintenance inspection and repair on ten CT-114 Tutors each year. The work will be completed at 8 Wing in Trenton, Ontario, and will employ approximately 20 individuals including technicians, support and management personnel.
David Gossen, IMP Aerospace President, stated "IMP Aerospace is proud to be awarded the contract to provide maintenance support for Canada's world class Air Demonstration Squadron. IMP has over 40 years of experience in delivering high quality service to numerous RCAF aircraft fleets and will ensure that the CT-114 Tutor contract is executed to the same high standard of excellence."
IMP Aerospace, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and with operations across Canada, employs 1,800 people and provides a broad spectrum of engineering, manufacturing and maintenance services to the global aerospace industry.
IMP Aerospace is a wholly-owned division of IMP Group Limited. The Group is focused on global sustainable growth, with 3,700 experienced people delivering service, quality and value to customers across diverse sectors, such as aerospace, aviation, airline, healthcare, information technology, hospitality and property development.
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