West Star Aviation announced they recently welcomed Joan Pompa as Interior Refurbishment Sales Manager at their Grand Junction (GJT) location. Throughout her 13-year career, Joan has gained extensive experience in the aviation industry, including leading MRO interior/paint sales and design teams.  Joan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management, from Southern Illinois University […]

West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired David Elam as Northeast Regional Sales Manager. David brings 22 years of experience in the aviation industry with him to West Star Aviation. Throughout his career, David has gained extensive experience in maintenance management, field service, entry into service, scheduling and sales support. A graduate of the […]

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West Star Aviation recently announced they have hired Rick Januszewski as King Air Technical Sales Manager. Rick brings 35 years of experience in the aviation industry with him to West Star Aviation. Rick has gained extensive experience though his diverse background and employment history during his aviation career. Most recently Rick held the position of […]

West Star Aviation has installed the first set of Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) blended winglets on a customer-owned Dassault Falcon 50EX. API received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC)  from the FAA on the winglets  in September 2012, with EASA approval pending. In addition to the Falcon 50EX, West Star Aviation’s East Alton (ALN) team has […]

West Star Aviation recently announced the availability of the Enhanced Flight Vision System (EFVS), known as Hud Vision Access (HVA) for the Challenger 604 and Challenger 605 aircraft. Certification of the system is expected January 2013. The HVA system consists of 3 LRU’s and provides numerous benefits to the operator, including: Safer operation in low […]

West Star Aviation announced that Scott McDonald has joined the company as Director of Sales. Scott brings over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry to West Star. Scott has held multiple positions throughout his career including Mechanic, Planning & Scheduling, and Regional Sales Manager. Most recently, Scott held the position of Director of […]

The Sixth Annual Aviation Leadership Breakfast will be hosted at NBAA 2012on October 30, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center South Side Rooms S210 A and B. The breakfast will feature guest speaker, American Airlines Pilot, First Officer Steve Scheibner, who was scheduled to fly Flight 11, the first plane to fly into the […]

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 […]

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