THE KF AEROSPACE CENTRE
FOR EXCELLENCE

CELEBRATING OKANAGAN AEROSPACE | SPRING 2022

The Okanagan Valley has an incredible history of achievement in Canadian aerospace. To celebrate this heritage, the KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence will debut a state-of-the-art aviation museum and conference facility at the Kelowna International Airport. Welcoming visitors, residents, schools and businesses, the Centre will promote the advancement of aviation, in Kelowna and beyond.

THE KF AEROSPACE CENTRE
FOR EXCELLENCE

CELEBRATING OKANAGAN AEROSPACE | SPRING 2022

The Okanagan Valley has an incredible history of achievement in Canadian aerospace. To celebrate this heritage, the KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence will debut a state-of-the-art aviation museum and conference facility at the Kelowna International Airport. Welcoming visitors, residents, schools and businesses, the Centre will promote the advancement of aviation, in Kelowna and beyond.

EXPERIENCE THE LEGACY

Shaped like the fuselage and wings of an aircraft, the 60,000 sq. ft. attraction will invite you to discover, connect and inspire. Two dedicated hangars guide you through an historical exhibit of vintage aircraft and memorabilia, connecting to an airfield viewing gallery and conference facilities for businesses and events in the region.

EXPERIENCE THE LEGACY

Shaped like the fuselage and wings of an aircraft, the 60,000 sq. ft. attraction will invite you to discover, connect and inspire. Two dedicated hangars guide you through an historical exhibit of vintage aircraft and memorabilia, connecting to an airfield viewing gallery and conference facilities for businesses and events in the region.

MISSION

The KF Aerospace Centre for Excellence is a non-profit organization established as a legacy project by KF Founder, Barry Lapointe, to promote the aviation industry locally and nationally. Our mission is:

  • to celebrate the people and history of our aviation community

  • to promote career development through education and training support, and

  • to advocate on behalf of the Canadian aerospace community

BOARD MEMBERS

BARRY LAPOINTE

PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR

Barry loves aviation! He started flying at the age of 16 and has since logged over 18,000 flying hours (fixed and rotary wing); is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer by trade; and the Founder & CEO of a leading Canadian aerospace company. Barry Lapointe’s passion for flight has resulted in a lifetime of dedication to the aerospace industry in Canada.

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TRACY MEDVE

DIRECTOR

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DAVID BURKE

DIRECTOR

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PAULA QUINN

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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