Maxcraft Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

We are closely monitoring the very rapid developments regarding COVID-19 Pandemic.

Of course, our priority is the health and safety of our employees as well our public duty. As a federally regulated essential service, we continue to work hard to keep commercial aircraft flying.

Due to the dynamic nature of this we are constantly modifying our operations. Stay tuned to this site for up to date details.

As of March 25th

Assessment
As a provider to the critical infrastructure segment of air transportation, Maxcraft is considered an essential business. Customers aircraft we are currently working on provide air ambulance, military support, United Nations missions, and fire fighting. Our component repair division keeps aircraft flying around the world, including many in the supply chain. We understand our responsibility to support this service but also the need to look after our employees and community.

Operations
For the health and safety of our employees, customers, and community, Maxcraft Avionics is running a reduced operation.

  • We have closed our operation to the public and the door is locked.
    • If you have a legitimate requirement to visit our operation you can call ahead or ring the doorbell.
    • If you have any symptoms or concerns, please stay away to keep our team healthy.
  • Shipping will continue through the rear door but we will remain behind the counter.
    • We will not sign for any shipments.
    • In addition, we are not opening any non-critical packages for 24 hours.
  • We have put in place specific hygienic protocols.
    • High touch surfaces such as door handles, light switches, counters, etc are wiped down every day
  • We have spaced out all workstations and are practising social distancing measures to combat and slow the transmission of the virus.
  • Non-essential business travel beyond the lower mainland is suspended.
  • We have reduced our workforce where possible.
    • When able, some others are encouraged to work from home.
  • Any employees who have shown any symptoms or have been exposed to virus have been asked to self-quarantine.
  • Any employee who feels uncomfortable in our working environment can stay home.
  • Any aircraft delivered will be done so outside our hangar.
    • Maxcraft alone will transfer the aircraft inside
    • We then stand down for 24 hours before proceeding to work on the airframe
    • Any high touch surfaces will be wiped down.

In summary, Maxcraft Avionics continues to run our business to service the aviation community and is closely monitoring the World Health Organization (WHO) and local health agencies for the latest developments of guidance and protocols.

Maxcraft Avionics is a leader in airplane and helicopter avionic system upgrades, including installation of everything from basic VHF Radios and flight instruments, all the way to sophisticated GPS, TCAS, EFIS, and glass cockpit systems. We have the largest avionics facility in Canada and over 20,000 unique part numbers in our inventory to repair your aircraft or upgrade your cockpit.

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