Category: Grand Junction

West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Lyon to lead their International Sales activities in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In this new role, Lyon will be responsible for selling West Star Aviation’s numerous airframe service capabilities to corporate aviation customers throughout the region. He will report to Rick […]

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have added 96-month detailed inspections and 120-month restorations for Challenger landing gear at their Grand Junction Accessory Shop. With this addition to their already impressive line of capabilities, West Star will be able to provide improved service to their customers. Steve Goede, Accessory Shop Manager says, “West […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. Forsees Boost in Business West Star Aviation’s Grand Junction location is hopeful that it will soon benefit from a tactical decision made by American Eagle, the regional affiliate of American Airlines. Beginning April 7th, 2008, American Eagle will be adding 2 daily nonstop flights between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and […]

West Star Aviation, Inc Opens New 78,000 Sq. Ft. Hangar Complex The West Star Aviation, Inc. facility located in Grand Junction, Colorado has just completed a major expansion project with the construction of a new hangar complex. The new hangar complex totals 78,000 square feet, which comprise a 40,000-square foot hangar and a 38,000-square foot, […]

NetJets Names West Star Aviation Inc. FBO of the Year West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to announce that NetJets recognized the West Star Aviation, Inc. Grand Junction, Colorado location as the FBO of the Year at their annual NetJets supplier conference. Teresa Garner, FBO Manager for West Star Aviation, Inc. was on hand to […]

West Star Aviation Inc. Gearing Up For Conquest II Expanded Inspection Program In response to recent significant changes to the Cessna Conquest II maintenance manual incorporated in June of this year, West Star Aviation Inc.’s Grand Junction, Colorado facility is making significant investments in tooling, hiring personnel, and allocating more hangar space in an effort […]

GE Designates West Star a Member of the CF34 Service Center Network Premier Air Center | West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that GE Aviation has designated the company as a member of the GE CF34 Service Center Network. This permits the Grand Junction, Colorado facility to perform warranty labor and CF34 maintenance up […]

West Star Aviation President Bob Barry Announces his Retirement Bob Barry, 67, announced that he will retire from his position as President of West Star Aviation. Bob began his career at West Star in 1992 as C.F.O. and held that position until becoming president in April 2001. He is leaving the company after delivering its […]

West Star Announces Program to Develop an STC to Meet Dynamic Test Requirements on Seats for Citation Model 525 Aircraft West Star Aviation, Inc. announced that it has initiated a program to develop cockpit, cabin and lavatory seats for the Cessna CitationJet family of aircraft that meet the emergency landing dynamic test requirements of FAR […]

West Star Signs Engineering Agreement to Pursue Conquest II RVSM Solution West Star Aviation of Grand Junction, Colorado has contracted with Kohlman Systems Research of Lawrence, Kansas for engineering services required to obtain a group RVSM approval STC for Cessna Conquest II aircraft. In addition to the RVSM group approval, West Star engineers will obtain […]

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