An emphasis towards innovation has led PAL Aerospace to become the first in the world to implement a variety of state-of-the-art, aerospace technologies. These industry firsts are backed by one of the most experienced and trusted teams that have extensive aviation and military backgrounds.

A history of innovation

  • First private sector company to use pulse compressed anti-submarine warfare radar
  • First state of the art nighttime photography for maritime surveillance
  • First operator of FLIR Star SAFIRE II and testing platform for the prototype
  • First ISO 9001:2000 registered surveillance operator
  • First on-board autonomous identification system (AIS) transponder
  • First commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) flight in Canadian aerospace
  • First installation of droppable stores hatch on a deHavilland DHC-8 aircraft for maritime surveillance