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January 18, 2018 -West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the company will now offer Top Flight Supplies (TFS) Titanium Paint Protection in-house at their East Alton, ALN and Grand Junction, CO facilities. The TFS Titanium Paint Protection is a two-part process that prolongs longevity of an aircraft paint job. The paint sealant bonds with […]

January 4, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce it has finalized its Service Center agreement with Embraer Executive Jets at its full-service state-of-the-art maintenance facility in Chattanooga, TN at KCHA. This agreement is for Embraer Base Maintenance on Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450/500 and Legacy 600/650. The Chattanooga facility will offer interior refurbishment, […]

December 14, 2017– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Josh Peterson has been named Avionics Technical Sales Manager effective December 12, 2017. Josh’s career in aviation began in 1992 when he joined the Navy. Stationed in San Diego, he worked as a sheet metal mechanic on carrier-based cargo aircraft until 1996, when he […]

December 12, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Matt Neisler, their Hawker Beechcraft Lead, has been awarded the 40 Under 40 Next Gen award from Aircraft Maintenance Technology (AMT) Magazine. This award program was developed by AMT three years ago to encourage, educate and promote the industry to the younger generation by spotlighting […]

December 5, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have acquired the RAM Air Turbine (RAT) tooling required for the 24-month check on the Legacy 450/500 airframe. As of November 2017, West Star has completed two 24-month inspections on Legacy 500 aircraft and project increased numbers as their service center capabilities grow. […]

December 1, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Sharon Klose has joined our team as Director of Engine Programs. Sharon has over 30 years of experience in aviation and most recently, she held the role of Senior Sales/Service Engine Manager at Duncan Aviation for the past 10 years. Previously, Sharon held similar […]

November 9, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce its acquisition of MSP Aero LLC, a well-trusted Minneapolis-based company working with avionics, interiors, minor paint and window restoration at KMSP and surrounding areas. Founded in June of 2009, MSP Aero was created to provide uninterrupted avionics services to area flight departments and received their […]

November 7, 2017– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have teamed up with Careerwise in Colorado to establish a long-term apprenticeship for upcoming talent. West Star will begin to host their apprentices in August of 2018. Colorado launched a statewide initiative called Careerwise due to the workforce needs and lack of competencies needed […]

October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to unveil the newly redesigned West Star mobile app now available on Android devices; The app originally hit Apple devices in early 2016. “The West Star Aviation mobile app provides a direct line to who you need, for what you need, when you need it at […]

October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce James (Jim) Woodliff as its South Central Regional Sales Manager. As RSM, Jim will be responsible for sales activities in Texas and Oklahoma while also building and maintaining customer relationships. He can be reached at 618.801.8529 or by email at jwoodliff@wsa.aero. Jim started out […]

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