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West Star to join select group of aviation companies that hold ODA West Star Aviation recently announced they have been appointed a holder of the “Organization Designation Authorization (ODA)” by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The authorization was awarded on August 31, 2014. The ODA allows West Star to manage their own certification projects and […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have been named Environmental Leadership Program Gold Leader by the Colorado Governor’s Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). This is the first time West Star has received the Gold Leader Award, but they have been recognized as a Silver Achiever three years in a row, after being first recognized […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have opened a self serve Avgas fueling station in Grand Junction, CO (GJT). West Star celebrated the grand opening of the AvFuel self serve station in early October 2014. Customers who visit the self serve station can take advantage of competitive AvFuel pricing and all of the FBO amenities […]

West Star Aviation recently announced Embraer Authorized Service Center (ASC) expanded capabilities in Grand Junction, CO (GJT) by adding Embraer Legacy 600/650 line maintenance capabilities to their current Embraer Phenom 100/300 BASE capabilities. West Star GJT has been an Embraer ASC since July 2011. Adding line maintenance capabilities will allow West Star to increase their […]

Columbia, South Carolina (CAE) and East Alton, IL (ALN) Opening New Accessory Shops West Star Aviation recently added aircraft accessory shop capabilities at their Columbia, South Carolina (CAE) location. The new shop became fully operational in April 2014. In addition, West Star will open another all new accessory shop at their East Alton, IL (ALN) […]

The Rotary Club of East Alton, IL recently recognized West Star Aviation as their Rotary Business of the Year. Brad Lavite, incoming East Alton Rotary Club president, applauded West Star for keeping their national headquarters at St. Louis Regional Airport and adding a 47,000 square foot maintenance facility, which was dedicated on May 13, 2014. […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired Ed Henry as Regional Sales Manager. Ed will be responsible for the eastern territory of the United States including:    Washington D.C., Delaware, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Ed has over 40 years of experience in general and corporate aviation, graduating from […]

West Star Aviation recently announced Terry Lutrick has joined their team as Regional Sales Manager. Terry will be responsible for assisting West Star customers in California, Nevada, and Arizona. With nearly 44 years of experience in the aviation industry, Terry received his A&P Mechanic License in 1970, and has since gained extensive experience through the […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. has been named the approved aircraft window repair and replacement vendor for the C21 fleet, which consists of Learjet models 35s & 36s being utilized by the United States Air Force. West Star currently has two window repair locations at their East Alton, IL (ALN) and Grand Junction, CO (GJT) locations, […]

West Star Aviation recently announced that Robert Lawson has joined their team as Hawker Technical & Sales Support Representative at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. Before joining West Star, Robert worked for Hawker/Beechcraft Corp for 25 years in various roles within the Hawker Line. Most recently, Robert spent his last 15 years with Hawker […]

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