Jean-Claude Siew: Vice President Technology and Simulation

Jean-Claude Siew is the Vice President for Technology and Simulation for BluedropTraining & Simulation Inc. (BTSI).

Jean-Claude brings profound domain knowledge of training and simulation and management leadership of a company. He is focused on growing BTSI by bringing technology leadership and by further developing the products and services business working closely with large Aerospace and Defence OEMs. More



Eva Martinez: Senior Director, Business Development (Aerospace)

Eva Martinez holds a BEng degree in Engineering Management from the Royal Military College of Canada. For 13 years, Eva worked as an Aeronautical Engineer in the Royal Canadian Air Force overseeing aircraft maintenance operations at 413 Transport and Rescue Squadron in Greenwood, Nova Scotia and later leading the Aircrew Life Support Equipment group at the Defence and Civil Institute of Environmental Medicine (DCIEM), retiring from military service as a Major. With an Associate’s Certificate in Program Management, she honed her industry skills at Goodrich Aerospace Canada and UTC Aerospace Systems over an 11-year period in various roles including Aftermarket Operations, Program Management Excellence, Contracts Management. More




Wayne Shaddock: Senior Director, Business Development (Naval)

Wayne Shaddock joins Bluedrop after 25 years as Naval Officer in the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). He holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce and has Project Management accreditation with experience in the HALIFAX Class Modernization program.

During his time in the Military, Wayne excelled at motivating specialized NATO and Coalition forces in international operations and improved processes, measures of success, policies, procedures and strategic planning for the RCN. More




Zach Macdonald: Sales & Proposal Coordinator

Zach MacDonald is the Sales & Proposal Coordinator for Bluedrop Training & Simulation. Holding a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Prince Edward Island, Zach focused on marketing, operations and economics. Zach brings several years of experience as a procurement and business development specialist working with innovative and highly technological sister companies. More










Atlantis Founded


Atlantis was founded in the 1970's and has built and delivered a suite of maintenance trainers and flight training devices for various military aircraft including the CF-18 fighter and Black Hawk and Sea Hawk helicopters, and for civilian aircraft, including the Boeing 747 and 767, as well as the Airbus A320. More






Bluedrop Founded


Founded by majority shareholder and CEO Emad Rizkalla, BPL’s mandate is to lead and dominate niche markets where technology and learning can deliver new levels of operational success and improve and save lives.



Atlantis Secures CFTS Contract


Atlantis Systems Corp., a training integrator specializing in military and commercial aviation, and nuclear markets worldwide, announced that it signed subcontracts with Kelowna Flightcraft relating to the Department of National Defence’s Contracted Flying Training and Support program (the "CFTS Program"). More







Bluedrop Secures CAE Contract


Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. was selected as part of the Operational Training Systems Provider program to complete work for CAE on the development of courseware pertaining to Canada's CC-130J Block 7.0 aircraft upgrades. More



Bluedrop acquires Atlantis Systems Corp.


Bluedrop acquired Atlantis Systems Corp. in 2013 and combined it with the existing Defence and Aerospace business unit headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The combined business was renamed Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc.







Boeing Invests in Bluedrop Training & Simulation


Bluedrop Training & Simulation Inc. and The Boeing Company (Boeing) announced a commitment to develop the next generation rear crew trainer for the CH-47 Chinook (Chinook) helicopter along with a five year commitment to support development and ongoing international sales. More



Canada’s Training Systems Integrator


Bluedrop designs and develops advanced training solutions including highly interactive courseware and state-of-the-art training and simulation products. Bluedrop is the partner of choice for large OEMs, by bringing capabilities in R&D, innovative solution development and execution excellence. As Canada's Training Systems Integrator, Bluedrop works with large OEMs such as CAE, Lockheed Martin, Sikorsky and Boeing on major Canadian platforms. As a Small-Medium sized enterprise well positioned for ITB/IRBs, we provide development capabilities and innovative solutions for OEMs to maximize Canadian content. More