Category: Grand Junction

West Star Aviation has been named Business of the Year by the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce. The announcement was made on Friday, January 27th, at the annual awards banquet held at Two Rivers Convention Center in Grand Junction. West Star was chosen by past winners of the award, and is being recognized for their […]

West Star Aviation announced they have received STC approval for the installation of the Safe Flight instrument Corporation Auto Power System in Proline 21 equipped Hawker jets.   The AutoPower® System is available for in service Pro Line 21-equipped Hawker 800XP, 850XP, 750, 900 and 800XPr models. Operators with compatible aircraft can have the system installed […]

West Star Aviation recently announced three personnel changes at their Grand Junction (GJT) location. Ken Rice, T.J. Jaeger and Jason Blust have all been promoted from their current positions within the West Star organization. Ken Rice, who previously held the position of Gulfstream/Learjet Program Manager, has been promoted to Director of Maintenance.  In this new […]

West Star Aviation, Inc announced the expansion of ratings and locations to its Authorized Service Center Agreement with the Hawker Beechcraft Corporation. The expanded ratings included in the Authorized Service Center agreement for the Beechjet, Hawker 400XP, Premier, King Air Series, Bonanza and Baron Series aircraft, plus Line Service Authority for Hawker 750/800/850/900 series aircraft. […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have been officially recognized as a Silver Partner of the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). By continuing their commitment to the environment, West Star has climbed from a Bronze Achiever 2010, to an ELP Silver Partner. They received their award during a ceremony held in Denver, Colorado, […]

West Star Aviation recently announced Darin Perryman will join their team at Grand Junction (GJT) as Accessories Shop Team Lead. Darin brings over 14 years experience with him to West Star, specifically with landing gear on all Hawker, Challenger and Gulfstream models. Most recently, Darin held the position of Overhaul Shop Lead for Gulfstream Aerospace. […]

East Alton, IL, February 25, 2011 – West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to announce that Kurt Sutterer has joined the company’s Board of Directors effective February 15, 2011. The announcement was made by Robert E Rasberry, West Star’s Chief Executive Officer. “Kurt brings a deep, broad and respected knowledge of the aviation industry to […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have been officially recognized as Bronze Achievers of the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program.  They received their award from Colorado State Governor Bill Ritter during a ceremony held in Denver, CO, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010. The Environmental Leadership Program is a statewide environmental recognition and reward program […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to welcome the newest addition to its sales team, Steve Fleeman in position as Accessory Sales Manager. Steve will be based at the Grand Junction, Colorado facility. In his new position as the Accessory Sales Manager, Steve will be responsible for expanding the reach of West Star’s accessory program […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. announced today that the City of Grand Junction granted exemption from sales tax on aircraft parts installed during maintenance events. The repeal will be effective on August 20, 2010. West Star Aviation presented the appeal to the City Economic Council in this past month in order to challenge the pre-existing city […]

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