Centre for Aerospace Technology & Training

The Centre for Aerospace Technology & Training (CATT) provides students, faculty and aerospace and manufacturing organizations with access to advanced technologies and equipment you’ll find nowhere else.

Co-located at Red River College’s Notre Dame Campus, StandardAero’s Plant 5 facility, and supporting aerospace and manufacturing organizations


  • Advanced robotic CMT welder
  • Lasers
    • Manual Nd: YAG laser, robotic CO2 laser, laser-MIG hybrid welder, diode laser, plastic laser welding system
  • Micro TIG welder
  • Industrial cold spray system
  • Industrial robots
  • Leading and trailing edge robotic compressor blade profiling system
  • Robotic welding seam tracking
  • Digital X-ray tomography
  • Fortus 400 mc 3D Printer
  • Chemical vapour deposition/flouride ion cleaning
  • Metallurgy lab