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October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce an update the construction of a 48,380 sq. ft. paint facility at their Chattanooga, TN location with an anticipated completion date for September 2018. The new Chattanooga paint facility, that recently broke ground, will be large enough to house aircraft up to and including […]

October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce its Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility has entered into Agreement with Embraer to receive Authorized Service Center approval for all Legacy models in 4th quarter 2017 with the Lineage 1000 and Lineage 1000E and Phenom 100 & Phenom 300 aircraft in 2018. The state-of-the-art Chattanooga […]

October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the expansion of their East Alton (ALN) facility with the addition of a new state-of-the-art hangar. The 64,200 sq. ft. hangar, office and shop facility will be adjacent to West Star’s current facility. This new hangar, to be labeled ‘Hangar 66’, will be equivalent […]

October 10, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Scott McDonald as its East South Central Regional Sales Manager.  As an RSM for West Star Aviation, Scott will be responsible for sales activities for West Star’s Southern territory, including, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi and western Tennessee. Scott began his 26-year career […]

September 27, 2017 – West Star Aviation is holding a career fair in Grand Junction, CO to add full time aviation professionals to their team. The job fair comes with expansion efforts at their main facilities and to keep up with their growing and expanding services and capabilities. The career fair will be held at […]

September 19, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its East Alton (ALN) facility has been named an Authorized Service Center for all Legacy (450, 500, 600 & 650) aircraft, as well as Lineage 1000 and 1000E. This approval includes full maintenance support and performing scheduled maintenance for authorized aircraft including their […]

August 15, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Bob O’Leary has been named Embraer Business Development Manager. Bob will be located at the ALN facility and will focus on all Embraer models including Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450, 500, 600/650 and Lineage aircraft. Bob comes to West Star Aviation with 27 years of experience […]

East Alton, IL, August 8, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Dave Girard received the Charles Taylor Master Mechanic Award for 50 years as a mechanic. The Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award is an honor presented by the FAA and recognizes the lifetime accomplishments of senior aviation mechanics. “I am humbled to have […]

East Alton, IL, July 13, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Jason Cohen as their Technical Sales Manager, Challenger/Global aircraft. Jason began his career with West Star Aviation in 2011 as Customer Support Manager for Bombardier and has 28 years of experience within the aviation industry. In his new role as Technical Sales […]

East Alton, IL, June 6, 2017– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its new dedicated landing gear facility, located in Grand Junction, CO is now officially open for business. West Star Aviation celebrated the grand opening with an open house at the facility on May 26, 2017. The newly re-designed 20,000 sq. ft. […]

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