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As a Best Managed Company, MDS is Gold!

MDS Aero Support Corporation has been chosen as a Canada’s Best Managed Companies Gold Standard winner for 2015. After three consecutive years of maintaining our Best Managed status, we have demonstrated our commitment to the program and successfully retained the award for the 4th consecutive year. This is an achievement that we are very proud […]

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AFI’s Phoenix test facility selected to conduct LEAP engine testing program

Testing to support the LEAP engine’s development as well as the certification program are to be conducted by AFI with equipment supplied by MDS. MDS is proud to have been selected by AFI as strategic partner for both their Zephyr and Phoenix test facility projects. Read full story here: https://www.aviationpros.com/press_release/12008108/snecma-safran-chooses-afi-klm-em-for-leap-engine-development-tests 

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Senior Management Lead Buyout of MDS Aero

A buyout of Ottawa-based MDS Aero Support by senior management will mean a seamless transition for customers and staff, according to company executives. By Jacob Serebrin Ottawa Business Journal “It’s business as usual,” said John Jastremski, the company’s senior vice-president for business development and one of the executives leading the buyout. He said the company […]

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Rolls-Royce celebrates expansion of Jet Engine Test Facility at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Mississippi

(NASA Stennis Space Center, Hancock Co., Miss.)  Rolls-Royce North America today officially opened its second outdoor jet engine test stand, an investment of $50 million, at the Rolls-Royce Outdoor Jet Engine Test Facility at NASA John C. Stennis Space Center in Hancock County, Miss. Mr. Brent Christensen, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority joined local and state […]

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Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance newly operational 150klbf test cell by MDS

Up-to-date and ergonomically efficient, AFI KLM E&M’s brand new engine test cell “Zephyr” opens up enormous opportunities by leveling up the Group’s range of services and delivering substantial benefits for customers. Built with a €40 million investment, the new engine test cell MDS designed and supplied, excluding construction, allows AFI KLM E&M to internalize a […]

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Powering Up: From Construction Industry to Aero Engines

A finalist in the Business without Borders HSBC International Business Awards has built a niche in turbine engine testing. By: Barbara Righton MDS Aero Support Corporation is all about engines, big engines, all the time, all over the world. Working for manufacturers such as Rolls-Royce, General Electric and Pratt & Whitney, the Ottawa-based aerospace company […]

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Air France Industries’ New Engine Test Cell

Turnaround Time AVIATION WEEK’S aftermarket blog   Posted by Elyse Moody  on 6/22/2011 Overhaul & Maintenance’s associate editor Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance broke ground on a 5,000-sq.-meter test cell facility for what it dubs Very Big Engines, or VBE, at Paris-Charles de Gaulle in April. The site still is being excavated, but here’s […]

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