East Alton, IL, February 23, 2017– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have expanded their satellite location network to Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport (KCXO). This satellite location will service Gulfstream, Falcon, Bombardier, Hawker, and Citation aircraft in Texas and the surrounding southern region.  KCXO will be able to perform minor inspections and repairs […]

Grand Junction, CO, February 9, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have acquired an existing 20,000 sq. ft. facility in Grand Junction, CO to house a newly dedicated landing gear facility. West Star’s recent approval of a new landing gear overhaul agreement, and their proven success within landing gear overhaul, will allow […]

East Alton, IL, February 7, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce David Feuerhak has been named as Avionics Technical Sales Manager. David began his career in aviation in 1996 in the Army National Guard. He led a team of 12 technicians that conducted board level electronics repair of Army Aviation communication, navigation and […]

East Alton, IL, January 31, 2017- West Star Aviation announces continued expansion efforts at their Chattanooga, TN location (CHA), which includes extended hours of operation and the growth of their paint and interior team. Effective Friday January 27, 2017, West Star’s Chattanooga facility will offer weekend shift hours. These extended hours will give West Star […]

East Alton, IL, January 12, 2017- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have successfully completed an extensive refurbishment of a Bombardier Global Express, including installation of the Rockwell Collins VENUE system. This complete refurbishment included a reconfigured floor plan change, upgraded LED cabin lighting, belted divan for takeoff and landing, soft goods, wood […]

East Alton, IL, December 20, 2016-West Star Aviation is proud to announce that Kevin Bostwick has been nominated for and selected to receive the Inaugural NBAA Dr. Tony Kern Professionalism in Aviation Award. This award recognizes individual aviation professionals who have demonstrated outstanding professionalism and leadership in support of aviation safety in the business aviation […]

East Alton, IL, December 15, 2016– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for installing an upgrade to the FAA approved Rockwell Collins TCAS II system incorporating TCAS II Version 7.1. In most cases, TCAS 7.1 is a software upgrade to an existing TCAS II with 7.0 […]

East Alton, IL, November 29, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have received a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the installation of a Future Air Navigation System (FANS) Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) application on F900B aircraft. The CPDL-C is a data link application that allows for direct exchange of […]

East Alton, IL, November 1, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Steve Goede has been named Director of Landing Gear and Accessory Programs. Steve started his career in aviation 13 years ago working part-time for Comair Delta Connection while he attended the University of Iowa majoring in Business Marketing and International […]

East Alton, IL, November 1, 2016 – West Star Aviation is proud to announce they have been granted approval on their Falcon 2000 baggage Modification STC. This modification will allow West Star to create usable, baggage space in the Aft unpressurized area. The forward servicing compartment (FSC) panel enclosure will feature a 21.75 sq. ft. […]

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