West Star Aviation Announces Sharon Klose as Director of Engine Program Development

December 1, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Sharon Klose has joined our team as Director of Engine Programs.

Sharon has over 30 years of experience in aviation and most recently, she held the role of Senior Sales/Service Engine Manager at Duncan Aviation for the past 10 years. Previously, Sharon held similar roles at KC Aviation, and Honeywell.

In this role, Sharon will be focusing on expanding West Star’s engine capabilities and developing new programs by partnering with engine OEMs, MROs, aircraft program managers, and will provide assistance and guidance to West Star’s regional and technical sales teams.

“Sharon’s wealth of knowledge and hands-on experience with engine MRO programs will make her a valuable asset to the West Star engine team,” said Rodger Renaud, President & COO of West Star Aviation. “We welcome Sharon and look forward to seeing her grow our engine program for current and future West Star customers,” Renaud 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. For more information visit  www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.


Sharon Klose Director of Engine Programs 12.1.17

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