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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 […]

Grand Junction, CO, December 21, 2015 – West Star Aviation is proud to announce the promotion of Darin Perryman to Satellite Manager for their Chicago Executive Airport (PWK) location, effective November 30th. Darin has over 17 years experience in aviation and in his new role, he will oversee the Satellite team for West Star. Darin […]

Grand Junction, Colorado December 9, 2015 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the renewal of their Textron Aviation Authorized Hawker and Citation Service Center Agreement at their Grand Junction, Colorado (GJT) Location. “In an era of OEM Service Center Agreement uncertainty we are extremely proud that Textron Aviation has renewed our agreement”, stated […]

East Alton, Illinois, December 9, 2015—West Star has reconfigured a Falcon 2000 to a unique 13-passenger configuration. The Falcon 2000 is normally configured for 8 or 10 passengers. The reconfiguration required fabricating a new, reduced size RH galley and LH Aux galley/entertainment center, shifting the forward cabin bulkhead/door forward, and extending all the side ledges […]

Columbia, SC – November 17, 2015—West Star Aviation (WSA) has been authorized by the Venezuelan government to maintain and repair Venezuelan-registered aircraft at their Columbia, SC (CAE) location. “In order for a foreign operator to bring an aircraft for service to a repair station in the U.S., the facility would have to be approved by […]

Grand Junction, CO, November 17, 2015—West Star Aviation announced they have their first 8C inspection on a Bombardier Global Express aircraft in the works at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. 8C is an intense 120-month interval inspection that requires specialized tooling to perform. They will also perform a landing gear (restoration) inspection, the 1C/2C/4C […]

Chattanooga, TN, November 17, 2015 –West Star Aviation (WSA) continues to work toward the Grand Opening of its newest MRO facility at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport (KCHA) in Chattanooga, TN. In addition Thomas Hilboldt, former KPWK Satellite Manager in Chicago, IL, has recently been promoted to Director of Operations, and will oversee all operations at this […]

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