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About the company

Established in 2011, Q1 Aviation emerged as a result of the collaboration of a proficient team of Aviation Maintenance Engineers (AMEs), each boasting extensive expertise in the realms of rigorous maintenance and specialized support services. Leveraging our profound industry insight, we dedicate ourselves to furnishing unparalleled maintenance remedies to our valued clients, underpinned by a commitment to excellence, adaptability, and economical solutions.

Over the years, our journey has been one of remarkable growth, culminating in our evolution into a comprehensive Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) enterprise. Our core competencies encompass a spectrum of services including structural repair, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), as well as wheel and component overhaul repair services. Our distinguished clientele comprises some of Canada’s most prominent regional, commercial, and corporate aviation operators.

Mission Statement

We Strive to revolutionize the aerospace industry through commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. Our focus is to provide cost efficient, exceptional services, and reliable solutions. 

“NDT inspectors at Q1 are nothing but the best, trustworthy, the most professional, and our #1 for NDT needs within Morningstar Air Express.”

YYZ AME (M1, M2, A&P) Crew Chief at morningstar air express inc.

The Team

Carlos Santos


Mark Francis

VP Maintenance & QA

Ana Correia

Financial Controller

Jeff Francis

Sales & Purchasing

Diandre Ryce

Marketing Coordinator


NDT Shop Manager

Paul Santos

Shop Supervisor

Kinder Kataure

Structures Manager


Project Coordinator


Accessories Shop Manager

Get a Quote today!

Our experienced technicians will be happy to discuss your aircraft repairs/inspections, answer any questions you may have, and provide you with a quote