Field Aerospace

U.S. Operations

Field Aerospace has more than 25 years of experience developing and delivering systems engineering and systems integration solutions to the U.S. government and aerospace and defense industry.

Through Field Aviation, we also provide engineering expertise spanning aircraft operations and avionics, test planning and execution, test instrumentation design and configuration, electrical and system design, as well as structural design and modification.

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Field Aviation

Canadian Operations

Field Aviation designs, modifies and certifies aircraft for specialized roles across the globe. Our expertise is the missionization of commercial platforms for search and rescue, intelligence, surveillance and interdiction roles for both government and civilian customers.

We also develop system specific STCs for many different aircraft. Our capabilities include build-to-print parts manufacturing for aircraft OEMs and our own modifications. We are also a factory authorized repair, overhaul and sales center for many avionics equipment manufacturers.

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Toronto, Canada | Apr. 21, 2022

Field Aerospace to be prime contactor


Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Oct. 26, 2021

Upgraded Combat System Officer (CSO) T-1A aircraft, Special Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT) T-1A aircraft and 14 simulators delivered.

Trive Capital Partners with Field Aerospace, Inc. through Structured Capital Investment

Dallas, TX and Cincinnati, OH, | Jul. 27, 2020

Trive Capital , the Dallas-based private equity firm, is excited to announce the recent partnership with Field Aerospace

Field Aerospace awarded KRACEn Contract

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | Apr. 22, 2020

Field Aerospace was selected as an awardee on the Kits, Recovery, Augmentation, Components and Engines (KRACEn) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) supporting the United States Navy.

Field Aerospace Delivers Sherpa Avionics Upgrade 17 Days Early

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. | Dec. 16, 2019

US Forest Service Accepts Sixth Modified Aircraft Ahead of Schedule

Field Aviation’s EFI-890R Flight Deck Modernization Purchased by U.S.-Based Customer

Toronto, ON | May. 7, 2019

In addition, FlightSafety International obtains TC certification for EFI-890 install on Dash 8 simulator

Field Aerospace Successfully Completes First Flight of Modified USAF T-1A

Oklahoma City, Okla. | Mar. 25, 2019

Flight Deck Modernization with ADS-B Out Upgrade Passes Check Flights

Field Aerospace Obtains STC for Sherpa Flight Deck Upgrade

Oklahoma City, OK | Oct. 1, 2018

First Modified Smokejumper Aircraft Delivered to US Forest Service

Field Aerospace Begins T-1A Prototype Flight Deck Modernization

Oklahoma City, OK | Sep. 17, 2018

First Aircraft for the USAF Sets Pace for 177 More to Come

Swedish Coast Guard Aircraft to get Field Aviation Flight Deck Upgrade

Toronto, ON | May. 29, 2018

Modifications will include FMS upgrades and ADS-B Out compliance

Field Aerospace Wins USAF T-1A Avionics Modification Program

Oklahoma City, OK | Apr. 4, 2018

Contract Includes Upgrades to 178 Aircraft and 30 Training Devices.

Field Aviation Awarded ADS-B Out and FMS Upgrade Contract from Widerøe

Toronto, ON | Mar. 27, 2018

Dash 8 Series 100/200/300 & Q400 fleet to comply with ADS-B Out mandate

FIELD Celebrating its 70th Anniversary at CANSEC Show

Toronto, ON | May. 29, 2017

Making Ordinary Aircraft Extraordinary.

Field Aviation's ADS-B Out Solution is Now Available for Classic Dash 8s

Toronto, ON | May. 8, 2017

Modification builds on Field Aviation’s 25+ years of Dash 8 transponder and FMS experience.

Field Aviation Awarded Contract by CAE to Upgrade CT-156 Harvard aircraft

Toronto, ON | Mar. 30, 2017

TAS and ADS-B upgrades will improve the safety of the flight training operations.

Field Aviation Awarded Contract to Develop Special Mission Challenger

Toronto, ON | Dec. 21, 2016

Field Aviation and ASELSAN are jointly developing a new special mission aircraft based on the CL-605. This will form the basis of a new platform from ASELSAN and reaffirms Field Aviation's expertise in modifying Challenger aircraft.

Field Aviation Announced As Universal Avionics Americas Top Dealer

Toronto, ON | Dec. 9, 2016

Field Aviation receives 2016 Top Americas Dealer Award from Universal Avionics.

Field Aviation Delivers its Fourth Missionized Challenger

Toronto, ON | Oct. 3, 2016

Cobham Aviation Services will soon begin operations for the Australian Maritime Safety Authority with its fleet of four missionized Challenger aircraft

Field Aviation Delivers third Missionized Challenger to Cobham Aviation Services

Toronto, ON | Jul. 25, 2016

First aircraft delivered will enter service with Australia’s maritime authority next month

Field Aviation's Contract Extended to Provide Support to Swedish Coast Guard Maritime Patrol Aircraft

Mississauga, ON | Nov. 6, 2015

Field Aviation (Field) has extended its contract with the Swedish Coast Guard (SCG) to provide engineering, maintenance and logistics support for the SCG's three Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA).

Field Aviation Inc. Acquires ARINC Aerospace from Rockwell Collins

Cincinnati, OH | Mar. 10, 2015

Purchase of ASES business unit expands company's modification, maintenance and sustainment capabilities

Field Aviation Expands Parts Manufacturing Capabilities With Addition Of 3D Printer

Calgary, AB | Feb. 5, 2015

Field Aviation's aerospace parts manufacturing division, located in Calgary, Alberta has acquired a Stratasys, Fortus 400mc 3D printer.

ISR Aircraft Modifications by Field Aviation Showcased at Farnborough International Airshow

Farnborough, Hampshire, UK | Jul. 14, 2014

ISR Aircraft modifications by Field Aviation showcased at Farnborough International Airshow

Field Aviation to Design, Manufacture and Install Cargo Door on New CRJ700NextGen

Mississauga, ON | May. 16, 2014

Field Aviation to Design, Manufacture and Install, Cargo Door on New CRJ700 NextGen.

Field Aviation Receives FAA Certification for Classic Dash 8 Series Long Range Fuel Modification

Mississauga, ON | Apr. 25, 2014

Field Aviation, a Field Aerospace company, has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) from the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for its proprietary Long Range Fuel (LRF) modification for the Bombardier Classic Dash 8 series 100/200/300.

Field Aviation Completes Ninth Aircraft Modification for the Japan Coast Guard

Mississauga, ON | Mar. 27, 2014

Field Aviation, a Field Aerospace company, has completed modifications on a Bombardier* Q300* aircraft in Maritime Patrol/Search and Rescue configuration for the Japan Coast Guard.

Field Aviation Completes First Flight of Modified Boeing Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Demonstrator

Toronto, ON | Mar. 5, 2014

Field Aviation, a Field Aerospace company, has successfully completed its first test flight of Boeing's Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) demonstrator. The demonstrator is a Boeing owned Challenger 604 and is the prototype platform upon which Boeing will develop its MSA program based on the Bombardier Challenger 605.

Field Aviation Earns 2013 Top International Dealer Award

Mississauga, ON | Feb. 11, 2014

For the sales year completed December 31, 2013, Field Aviation has been recognized as the leading international authorized sales representative for Raisbeck Engineering.

Field Aviation and Boeing Partner on Maritime Surveillance Aircraft Program

Cincinnati, OH | Nov. 18, 2013

Field Aviation, a leading international aerospace company renowned for its expertise in the modification and conversion of aircraft for specialized applications, has been awarded a significant contract by Boeing Defense, Space and Security, a unit of The Boeing Company.

Field Aviation Sources Aircraft For Argentine Air Force

Mississauga, ON | Jul. 15, 2013

Field Aviation - a leading Canadian aviation sales, modification and manufacturing organization - under contract to the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC), has successfully completed the acquisition of an aircraft for the Argentine Air Force.

Field Aviation Appointed Exclusive Canadian Service Centre For AMETEK Aerospace And Defence Power And Data Systems

Mississauga, On | Nov. 5, 2012

Field Aviation, a leading Canadian aviation sales, service and support organization, has been appointed as exclusive authorized service centre for Canada by AMETEK Aerospace and Defence. AMETEK is a manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices for the aerospace industry.

Field Aviation and Hawker Pacific Sign Teaming Agreement to Market Field's EFI-890R Flight Deck Modernization Upgrade for the Classic Dash 8 Series

Orlando, FL | May. 12, 2012

Field Aviation, a leading Canadian aviation sales, modification and manufacturing organization and Australian based Hawker Pacific, the Asia Pacific region's pre-eminent provider of aviation and product support services, today announced that they have formed a Sales Teaming Agreement to jointly collaborate on sales and installations of Field Aviation's certified and proprietary DHC-8 flight deck upgrade system.

Field Aviation Receives EASA STC for Installation of Universal Avionics EFI-890R in Full Line of Classic DASH 8 Aircraft

Orlando, FL | Apr. 30, 2012

Field Aviation of Toronto has received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC 10039339)) from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for installation of the Universal Avionics EFI-890R display system in the full line of classic DASH 8 aircraft, including the 100-, 200- and 300-Series models.

Amavco Aquisition of Field Aviation

Cincinnati, OH | Apr. 27, 2012

Amavco, Inc., ("Amavco"), a privately held U.S. Company, today announces completion of the acquisition of Field Aviation Company Inc ("Field Aviation") from Hunting, PLC.

2011 Top Dealer Award

Mississauga, ON | Nov. 17, 2011

Field Aviation Receives Top North American Dealer Award From Universal Avionics

Final Avitrade Delivery

Toronto, ON | Aug. 9, 2011

Field Aviation Delivers Two Custom Interior Bombardier Q400 Aircraft

Dash 8 Flight Deck Modernization

Mississauga, ON | Jun. 17, 2011

Field Aviation announces first sale of Dash 8 Flight Deck Modernization to Commercial Operator

Field Aviation Delivers First Dash 8 Flight Deck Upgrade and Modernization

Mississauga, ON | Apr. 21, 2011

Field Aviation Delivers First Dash 8 Flight Deck Upgrade and Modernization

Field Aviation Appoints Tobin Shackelford Director, Special Mission USA

Cincinnati, OH | Apr. 11, 2011

John Mactaggart, president and CEO of Field Aviation has appointed Tobin Shackelford to the position of Director of Special Mission USA, effective April 11, 2011.

Field Aviation completes eight aircraft modification programs for the Japan Coast Guard

Mississauga, ON | Apr. 4, 2011

Field Aviation has completed modifications on the final Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Patrol/Search and Rescue aircraft for the Japan Coast Guard.

First Sale of Dash 8 Flight Deck Modification

Mississauga, ON | Jan. 20, 2011

Field Aviation announces first sale for Dash 8 Flight Deck Modernization

Top Dealer Award

Mississauga, ON | Oct. 26, 2010

Field Aviation receives "Top Dealer" Award from Universal Avionics.

Icelandic Coast Guard to the Rescue in the Gulf of Mexico

Toronto, ON | Jul. 15, 2010

The Icelandic Coast Guard's Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft, TF-SIF, arrived in Houma, Louisiana in USA today to fly vital missions that will map the oil spill and enhance containment and recovery in the Gulf of Mexico.

On the Hunt for Somali Pirates

Toronto, ON | Jul. 14, 2010

Success for Field Aviation Modified Maritime Surviellance Aircraft

Field Aviation’s WAAS/SBAS upgrade

Toronto, ON | Jul. 6, 2010

Field Aviation's WAAS/SBAS upgrade STC now available to existing UNS 1C, 1C+ and 1E installations for Dash 8

Field Aviation modified aircraft plays vital role in Icelandic volcano surveillance

Toronto, ON | May. 21, 2010

Field Aviation's Conversion of Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft for Icelandic Coast Guard Captures Data and Images from Recent Volcano Eruption. Canada's Field Aviation delivered custom-modified aircraft to Iceland in 2009.

Field Aviation Defines Modified Business Focus

Toronto, ON | Feb. 2, 2010

Canada's Field Aviation Company Inc. has re-aligned its business direction to place a stronger operational focus on modification and conversions of aircraft for special mission roles, and VIP and corporate shuttle interior completions for regional aircraft.

Field Aviation Signs Interior Completions Contract with Avitrade Belgium

Toronto, ON | Jan. 18, 2010

Two new Bombardier Q400s to be given VIP interiors

Field Aviation completes Dash 8Q Maritime Patrol Aircraft contract for U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Mississauga, Ontario | Dec. 15, 2009

Field Aviation has delivered the last of seven Dash 8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA) for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Field Aviation Delivers Modified Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to the Icelandic Coast Guard

Toronto, ON | Jun. 26, 2009

In a formal ceremony held at its Toronto Pearson Airport facilities on June 26, 2009, Field Aviation delivered a highly modified Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance aircraft to the Icelandic Coast Guard.

Field Aviation Begins MSA Modifications on Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 for Icelandic Coast Guard

Toronto, ON | Oct. 5, 2008

Sales, options of Field Aviation-modified Dash 8 maritime surveillance conversions now reach 29.

Canada's Field Aviation Delivers First of Three Dash 8 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft to Swedish Coast Guard

Toronto, ON | May. 2, 2008

In a formal handover ceremony at its Toronto facilities, Field Aviation has today delivered the first of three highly advanced Dash 8 Q300 Maritime Surveillance Aircraft, designated DHC-8-Q300 MSA, to the Swedish Coast Guard. Delivery of the remaining two aircraft will occur within the next few months.

Field Aviation Selected To Convert, Deliver Additional DASH 8 Q Series Aircraft as Japan Coast Guard Maritime Patrol/SAR Platforms

Toronto, ON | Jan. 28, 2008

Field Aviation Company of Toronto has been awarded a contract to convert two additional Bombardier de Havilland DASH 3-300 turboprop aircraft as Maritime Patrol/Search and Rescue platforms for the Japan Coast Guard. This follows an initial contract for three Japanese DASH 8-300s, signed in January 2007 and currently under completion.