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De Havilland Canada has acquired Field Aviation's aircraft manufacturing assets in Calgary. Financial terms were not disclosed.

De Havilland Acquires Field’s Calgary Assets

De Havilland Canada has acquired Field Aviation’s aircraft manufacturing assets in Calgary.

Financial terms were not disclosed. De Havilland also acquired Field’s Calgary business as part of the deal. The acquisition was De Havilland’s second in recent months.

The Calgary-based firm acquired Mid-Canada Mod Centre and Avionics Design Services in Ontario in 2023. The company said the acquisitions will allow it to to grow manufacturing, engineering and avionics design capacity to meet growing global customer demand.

Field’s Calgary’s operations currently manufacture parts for De Havilland aircraft and other origina eq Alberta based aircraft parts manufacturing operations currently manufactures parts for De Havilland and other original equipment manufacturers.

“Field’s Calgary operations will be integrated into our own manufacturing operations and will play a vital role in our desire to improve our in-house supply chain and ensure our customers have the parts they need, when they need them,” said Brian Chafe, the firm’s CEO, in a news release.

The acquisition comes as De Havilland is developing an aircraft manufacturing plant in Strathmore, Alta., located west of Calgary.

Field is headquartered in Cincinnati and continues to operate a hangar at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport.


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