Tom is second generation in the helicopter business growing up in and around helicopters working with his dad Ron Jackson. Tom’s father started with Okanagon Helicopters in British Columbia in 1970 and Tom has had aviation influenced at an early age .

Tom is an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer with licences in Maintenance as well as Avionics. With over 20 years of experience Tom has built Canwest Aerospace from a staff of 3 to its current roster of 25 staff members.