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NDT Specialist Staff

NDT technologies are only as good as the people who employ them to uncover what can’t be seen by the naked eye. Our confidence in the results is a product of the years of experience and training our NDT specialists have under their belts. In addition to in house certification, all of our NDT technicians are certified to the national CAN-CGSB 48.9712 standard through Natural Resources Canada in PT, MT ET and UT.

Chris Howick

Chris Howick has been with Hope Aero since 1994. Now a certified Level II non-destructive testing inspector, he is skilled in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle and eddy current inspection methods, both in-house and on-site. Chris Howick managers the NDT department.

Cody Taferner

Cody Taferner is our NDT lead. He first started working at Hope Aero in 2008 under a co-op program. He is a certified Level II non-destructive testing inspector, skilled in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle and eddy current inspection methods, both in-house and on-site.

Mike Bunn

Mike Bunn brings the experience of an extensive 30 plus year military career as an NDT technician and supervisor to the projects he completes for Hope Aero. As a non-destructive testing inspector, Mike is fully certified by Natural Resources Canada to Canadian Government Standards Board (CAN/CGSB 48.9712 Level II) in liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, ultrasonic, eddy current and radiography for aircraft structures.