West Star Aviation Announces Its New Dedicated Landing Gear Facility Is Officially
Open For Business

East Alton, IL, June 6, 2017– West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its new dedicated landing gear facility, located in Grand Junction, CO is now officially open for business. West Star Aviation celebrated the grand opening with an open house at the facility on May 26, 2017.

The newly re-designed 20,000 sq. ft. facility was acquired by West Star in February of 2017 and will allow West Star to continue supporting Challenger, Hawker, and Embraer Phenom landing gear overhaul and repair.

“We are excited to have our new landing gear facility open for business. With this facility, we can expand our market and continue with our proven success for landing gear overhaul,” said Steve Goede, Director of Landing Gear and Accessory Programs, West Star Aviation. “The open house was a great way to show our guests our newest state-of-the-art facility and how it operates” Goede continued.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.

In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions.

Avant Aerospace as well as Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS) are wholly owned subsidiaries of West Star Aviation, LLC. Both companies continue to operate under their unique brands while offering West Star Aviation customers their products and capabilities. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.




Landing Gear Open For Business-FINAL 6.6.17

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