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Chattanooga, TN, May 24, 2016 – West Star Aviation announced they will be expanding their KCHA location to feature a full service maintenance hangar and a state-of-the-art paint facility in addition to their Grand Junction, CO and East Alton, IL locations. The announcement was made at their KCHA open house event May 16, 2016. West […]

Grand Junction, CO, May 20, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce a new agreement has been reached between our companies to provide economized pricing on our Hawker Auto Throttle and Aviation Partners Winglet STCs when installed as a package. West Star Aviation has extensive experience in the installation and modification of these […]

East Alton, IL , April 29, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce it has successfully reached an investment partnership with Norwest Equity Partners (NEP), a leading middle market investment firm founded in 1961. Norwest has made a significant investment in West Star Aviation, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing independent […]

Grand Junction, CO, March 15, 2016 – West Star Aviation has been approved as an authorized dealer and installation facility of Advent Aircraft System, Incorporated’s newly acquired Anti-Skid Braking System (eABS) STC. “The system offers improved performance and light weight easy-to-install anti-skid braking systems. We are pleased to be able to offer dealer and installation […]

Grand Junction, CO, February 18, 2016 – West Star Aviation announces that their Grand Junction, CO, (GJT) location was authorized as an Embraer Service Center for Base Maintenance of Legacy 450/500 model Aircraft. This approval includes full maintenance support for authorized aircraft models and performing scheduled maintenance. West Star (GJT) was previously approved to conduct […]

East Alton, IL, February 10, 2016 – West Star Aviation has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the upgrade of the Honeywell CAS-81A/TPA-81A or the CAS-100A/TPA-100A with 7.0 software to the CAS- 100B/TPA-100B with 7.1 software. This Approved Model List (AML) STC is applicable to various Hawker, Citation, Challenger, Falcon, and Gulfstream aircraft models. TCAS […]

East Alton, IL, February 01, 2016 – West Star Aviation announced that they received an Organizational Design Authorization (ODA) allowing them to issue Supplemental Type Certification (STC) projects on behalf of the FAA. West Star Aviation is now authorized to show compliance on behalf of the FAA in regards to STCs, and recently issued an […]

East Alton, IL, January 18, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Thomas Hilboldt will be the General Manager for their newest location in Chattanooga, TN (KCHA). Tom has over 40 years experience in aviation and in his new role, he will oversee all operations for this location. Tom began his career […]

Grand Junction, CO, January 12, 2016—West Star Aviation is proud to announce they received the Business Expansion Award for 4th quarter from the Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce. The Grand Junction Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in Mesa County. The business Expansion Award honors companies that have expanded and created new jobs […]

Grand Junction, CO, January 4, 2015– West Star Aviation announced that their Grand Junction, CO location has been approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC). West Star’s Grand Junction location is now in compliance with the China Civil Aviation Regulation (CCAR)-Part 145 Maintenance Organization. The purpose of the approval includes overhauling and repairing […]

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