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Non-Destructive Examinations for Aircraft and Aviation

Cougar NDE Ltd.


Based at the Red Deer Airport (Springbrook, Alberta) Cougar NDE Ltd.

has been operating for over 22 years.

Our highly trained and experienced staff specialize in Non Destructive Examinations for aircraft and related components and we are certified to work throughout Canada and Overseas. 



Cougar NDE Ltd. offers several Non-Destructive Examinations for our Clients.

We offer our clients the following inspections:

  • Eddy Current Examination (ET)

  • Ultrasonic Examination (UT)

  • Bond Testing

  • Liquid Penetrant Examination (LPI)

  • Magnetic Particle Examination (MT)

  • X-ray Radiography (RT)

  • Transport Canada CAR Standard 571 Appendix K NDE Training

Our CGSB Level II technicians have taken certified audit courses and are available for any of the below specialized services.

  • Training program implementation

  • Quality Control / Assurance Assistance

  • Internal Auditing




Cougar NDE Ltd. is currently certified and / or registered with:

  • Transport Canada Approved Aircraft Maintenance Organization AMO# 78-99 for all NDE ratings

  • Government of Canada Controlled Goods Directorate: This certification permits the company to provide NDE Services on military related equipment and on their facilities

  • Canadian Council for Aviation and Aerospace (CCAA)

  • Health Canada Safety Code 34 (Certified Radiation Protection and Safety for Industrial X-Ray Equipment)

  • Approved for Continental Crankshaft Ultrasonic Inspection

  • Honeywell Aerospace certified for T53 Combustor Housing Ultrasonic Inspections

  • Bell Helicopters 212 Main Rotor Grip Ultrasonic Inspection

  • Cessna Authorized Independent NDI Facility


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