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West Star Aviation recently announced they are now offering a Waste Drain Valve Modification for Hawker 800, 800XP, and 850XP. The valve is manufactured and certified under FAA Parts Manufacturer Approval “PMA” and replaces the factory installed valve, which allows leakage and the potential for corrosion. The factory installed valve on the Hawker 800/800XP/850XP aircraft […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have received a Silver Award from  the Colorado Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). This is the third time West Star has received the Silver Award since they were first recognized as a Bronze Achiever in 2010.   They received their award during a ceremony held in Denver, Colorado, on […]

  The Seventh Annual Aviation Leadership Breakfast was hosted on October 22, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, during NBAA 2013. The breakfast featured guest speaker David Rimmer, previous Executive VP for ExcelAire, who was on board an Embraer Legacy 600 during a mid-air collision with a Boeing 737-800 over the Amazon Rainforest in […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they are pursuing a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for an RVSM solution for the Conquest II. The solution will include a dual-side Garmin G600 system and the STEC2100 Digital Autopilot. STC certification is expected first quarter of 2014. The STC will specifically benefit Conquest operators with Meggitt Magic EFIS who […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have broken ground on a brand new maintenance facility totaling 47,000 square feet. The plans for expansion came in response to the high demand of West Star Aviation customers, which has their current facilities operating at maximum capacity. In addition to the new maintenance facility, West Star also has […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have named Debi Cunningham Vice President of Marketing and Interior Design. Debi started her career in business aviation in 1983 and has been with West Star since 2002. With nearly 30 years in the aviation industry, Debi has held numerous positions throughout her career within the sales, modification and […]

West Star Aviation recently completed a custom paint job on a fire truck for the Grand Junction and Mesa County Fire Departments to further promote Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The paint job was completed at West Star’s 25,000 square foot paint facility at their Grand Junction (GJT) location, where the fire truck was painted the […]

West Star Aviation recently announced that Morris Smith has accepted the position as Gulfstream Bombardier Technical Sales Manager at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location. Morris brings nearly 35 years of technical and management experience with him to West Star. Throughout his career, Morris successfully developed and maintained programs such as 731 MPI Shop, C-20 […]

West Star Aviation recently completed an Active Shooter Training Drill at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location. The drill was designed to assist the company in improving the safety of their employees, customers, and visitors to the facility in the incidence of an emergency. Only a select group of ALN employees participated in the initial […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have been named an authorized installation dealer for the Jetcraft Corporation’s Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS), known as HUD Vision Access system for the Challenger 604 aircraft. In June 2013, the Federal Administration (FAA) awarded “lower landing credit” approved supplemental type certificate (STC) for the EFVS. The HUD Vision […]

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