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November 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation highlighted the new Paint and Maintenance Hangars at the Chattanooga facility Open House, November 7, 2018, attended by customers, vendors and employees. With over 300 people in attendance at the open house, including Mayor Jim Coppinger and Charles Wood, VP of Economic Development with the Chattanooga Chamber of […]

November 14, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Steve Goede has been named as the General Manager of the company’s Chattanooga (CHA) facility. In his new position Steve will provide leadership for all aspects of the site including operations, planning and project management, quality control and building maintenance. Previously, Steve was […]

October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation’s Chattanooga facility has received Cessna approval as an authorized independent Nondestructive Inspection (NDI) facility. This approval allows West Star to perform Nondestructive Testing and Inspections (NDT) requirements on Cessna models, as well as access to documentation and the required standards/kits needed to perform this work. This approval is […]

October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the company is nearing completion of a total wing replacement on a Hawker 800A aircraft. This extensive project is being performed at West Star’s state-of-the-art, full service MRO facility in Grand Junction, CO, (GJT). The aircraft had advanced corrosion on the wings, making repair […]

October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have completed an installation of Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets on a Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO, facility. The Transitional Winglets were designed to provide Citation Sovereign owners increased aerodynamic performance across a broad range of Mach numbers and […]

October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the company has received several STCs for Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (TPED) compatibility in the 2.4 GHz/5GHz frequency band using IEEE 802.11 b/h/n/ac protocols. This allows crew and passengers to use their electronic devices in-flight without disrupting navigation signals. The STCs have been completed […]

October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce it has received EASA approval for installation of a Honeywell CD-830 Control Display Unit (CDU) at their Grand Junction, CO, facility. West Star Aviation is approved to install these units in various models of aircraft including Hawker, Challenger, Global Express, Embraer, Falcon, Gulfstream and […]

October 2, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they are a sponsor of the NBAA Careers in Business Aviation Day on October 18, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center during the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) conference. Students are invited to attend and learn more about the global business aviation industry. […]

September 26, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the company is expanding its recruiting efforts for their rapidly growing MRO network by attending upcoming career fairs at the National Aviation Academy in Florida on September 27, 2018, Spartan College of Aeronautics in Denver on September 28, 2018, and Utah State University on […]

September 20, 2018 – West Star Aviation highlighted the features of its fourth full-service MRO at Perryville Regional Airport (PCD) on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 with an open house for customers, media and employees. West Star completed its Perryville expansion after closing on its fourth hangar at the airport in late June of 2018, expanding […]

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