West Star Aviation Awarded Their First Spirit of Economic Development Award

Grand Junction, CO, June 7, 2016 – West Star Aviation received their first Spirit of Economic Development award, on June 1, 2016 . The award was presented to Bob Rasberry, CEO of West Star Aviation at the event held at Colorado Mesa University.

The Spirit of Economic Development Award is given to a business or organization that has demonstrated a strong sense of community awareness and involvement while seeking opportunities to enhance the economic growth of Colorado’s Grand Valley.

“Everyone in the West Star organization is proud to accept this award, we are honored, ” said Bob Rasberry, CEO of West Star Aviation. “We are proud that we can continue to provide avenues to help support economic growth and community awareness” he continued.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey for three consecutive years, 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 and Centennial Airport in Denver, CO. 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.


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