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West Star Aviation recently announced changes within their sales team. Greg Byrnes has been named Senior Vice President, Sales, while Rick Brainard, previously VP of Sales, has been assigned to a new position, Vice President, Business Development. The changes are effective immediately. Greg Byrnes has enjoyed a very successful, long-term career in business aircraft maintenance […]

West Star Aviation recently joined the network of authorized dealers for BLR Aerospace Super King Air Winglet System and associated products. The dealer agreement gives West Star the authorization to provide and install these BLR products on King Air 90, 200, and 300 series aircraft at their Grand Junction, CO, Dallas, TX, and Columbia, SC […]

West Star Aviation continues to make significant energy upgrades throughout their facilities. Most recently, the team at the Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location implemented practices that saved 75% on energy costs.  This savings was achieved by replacing over 50 different parking/street lights with new smart LED light bulbs, as well as replacing old fluorescent tube […]

West Star Aviation has acquired a roll-around Challenger 600/601/604/605 landing gear ship set. This ship set will allow West Star to remove the original landing gear from an aircraft while still having the capability to reposition the aircraft as required for any additional services, i.e. paint, maintenance, etc. Roll-around gear supports decreased downtime during gear […]

West Star Aviation has acquired the recently released Messier Bugatti Dowty Overhaul Manuals and Technical Data for Challenger 604-192 Month Gear Restorations. This “stand-alone” Overhaul Manual is required to perform any Challenger 604 Gear Restorations/Repairs, and encompasses OEM approved repairs, engineering support, recommended service bulletins (SB’s) and airworthiness directives (AD’S), as well as OEM mandatory […]

West Star Aviation has acquired a roll-around HS125 700A/B/800A/B/XP series landing gear ship set.  This ship set will allow West Star to remove the original landing gear from an aircraft while still having the capability to reposition the aircraft as required for any additional services, i.e. paint, maintenance, etc. Roll-around gear supports decreased downtime during […]

West Star Aviation’s Grand Junction (GJT) location was recently awarded the Defense Logistics Agency Energy (DLAE) Contract. The contract calls for delivery of both Jet A w/o FSII fuel and Jet A w/ FSII fuel to West Star Aviation at Grand Junction Regional Airport. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal […]

West Star Aviation’s Spirit of St. Louis (SUS) location is now offering night and weekend hours for their customers. In addition to their regular Monday through Friday hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., they will now offer evening hours Wednesday through Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. In addition, West Star SUS will […]

West Star Aviation recently accomplished the “Big Three” on a Falcon 2000by completing the first 3C Inspection, installing API blended winglets, and previously accomplishing a wing tank dry bay modification on the aircraft.  All three components were accomplished at West Star Aviation’s East Alton (ALN) facility. The 3C inspection is an 18-year calendar inspection which […]

West Star Aviation recently welcomed over 300 children at their 23rd Annual Special Needs Kids Day. The event took place on May 11th, 2012 at the Grand Junction Regional Airport on the West Star general aviation ramp. The children, along with their caregivers, enjoyed the day while taking an up-close look at aviation. There were […]

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