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Grand Junction, CO, October 18, 2016 – West Star Aviation is proud to be recognized, for a third consecutive year, as a gold leader from the Governor’s Environmental Leadership Program (ELP) in Denver, CO. The Environmental Leadership Program is a state-wide recognition and reward program offering benefits and incentives to members that go above and […]

East Alton, IL, October 4, 2016 – West Star Aviation and Aviation Fabricators (AvFab) are pleased to announce they are nearing completion of a cooperative effort to develop an STC for a belted lavatory modification for the Hawker 800 and XP series aircraft. The modification installation comprises the existing lav unit, a new head bumper […]

Grand Junction, CO, September 22, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce their continuing support of High Country Aviation Workshop for Kids (HAWK). HAWK restored a Dakota Hawk aircraft that was flown to Oshkosh 2016. West Star Aviation supports HAWK by providing financial and technical support to help them reach their goals such […]

Grand Junction, CO, September 15, 2016 – West Star Aviation is proud to announce FAA approval on their Lear 60 Future Air Navigation Systems (FANS) STC. West Star has teamed with Universal Avionics and TrueNorth Avionics to offer this new FANS solution for the Lear 60. This package consists of a Universal Avionics UniLink® UL-801 […]

East Alton, IL, August 16, 2016 – West Star Aviation is proud to expand their landing gear sales team with the addition of Jerimiah Webb as Regional Sales Manager of the Western region, effective August 18, 2016. Jerimiah began his career in aviation in 2006 with GPI as an inside sales representative. In 2010 he […]

East Alton, IL , August 9, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Rob Jolly has joined their team as Regional Sales Manager for the Western territory covering Arizona, Nevada and California effective August 8, 2016. Rob is taking over for Terry Lutrick who announced his retirement earlier this year. Rob obtained a […]

Chattanooga, TN, August 4, 2016 – West Star Aviation is performing a major repair on a Gulfstream G200 Aircraft at their new Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location after it was struck by a foreign object. The aircraft is an Atlanta based G200, the foreign object struck the fuselage above the window line on the left side […]

East Alton, IL, July 26, 2016 – West Star aviation has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out. This Approved Model List (AML) STC is applicable to CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, Falcon 900B, and Falcon 900EX aircraft equipped with Honeywell GNSSU Global Position Sensors (GPS) and the Rockwell Collins TDR-94D transponders. This […]

East Alton, IL, July 20, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Mexico’s Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil has renewed East Alton’s (ALN) certificate through 2018. The certificate allows West Star to offer full service to Mexican registered aircraft (XA, XB, and XC). West Star first received their certification from Mexico’s DGAC […]

East Alton, IL, July 12, 2016 – West Star Aviation announced Daniel “Danny” Wiese as Chief Financial Officer. This change was effective June 2016. Danny will have enterprise responsibility for all accounting, billing and financial matters. Danny comes to West Star with 38 years of accounting experience in both public accounting and industry. Previously, he […]

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