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 […]

  West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired two new Technical and Regional Sales Managers.  Christina Byman has joined the company as Technical Sales Manager – Avionics at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location. In addition, West Star has welcomed Craig Winterrowd as Regional Sales Manager in California. In her new position, Christina will […]

West Star Aviation recently announced two significant promotions within their organization. Rodger Renaud has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Eric Kujawa to General Manager of West Star’s East Alton, IL (ALN) location. Both changes are effective as of July 1, 2013. Rodger first joined the West Star team in April 2012, as […]

West Star Aviation recently launched a new and improved version of their “Experience on Call” aviation app.  Specifically designed for iPhone and iPad users, the free app is now available and can be downloaded from the iTunes Store. The aviation app was designed to provide direct contact to a full directory of professionals at West […]

  West Star Aviation is now offering aircraft interior services at their Columbia, South Carolina (CAE) location. The new interior shop is fully equipped to complete a variety of partial interior work, including upholstery, panel recovery, and carpet. West Star does not currently offer woodworking services at CAE; however, they have an aggressive plan to […]

EAST ALTON, IL – Solid growth in West Star Aviation’s key markets is fueling significant expansion plans. While the industry as a whole continues to rebound from the largest aviation downturn since the Great Depression, West Star is outperforming the industry. To meet its business demands, it plans to invest roughly $15 million this year […]

West Star Aviation recently announced their program to aid the Community Hope Center Food Bank through their “Casual Friday” initiative at their East Alton, IL (ALN) location. Beginning April 5, any employee who would like to wear jeans on “Casual Friday” is asked to bring a canned food item for donation to the food bank. […]

West Star Aviation, Inc. announced they now offer the G-200 Lavatory Toilet Modification for G-200 aircraft with the 3-gallon lavatory tank. This modification replaces the existing tank with a new Zodiac 8-gallon tank. This modification can be performed at West Star’s East Alton (ALN) and Grand Junction (GJT) locations. During this modification, West Star will […]

West Star Aviation recently announced their plans to consolidate and expand the service capabilities at East Alton, Illinois (ALN), Grand Junction, Colorado (GJT) and Columbia, South Carolina (CAE). This consolidation includes the sale of West Star’s Dallas, Texas (DAL) facility to Waypoint Holding, LLC. The DAL facility is the only location included in the sale. […]

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