West Star Aviation Installs Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets On Citation 680 Aircraft
October 16, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have completed an installation of Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets on a Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO, facility.
The Transitional Winglets were designed to provide Citation Sovereign owners increased aerodynamic performance across a broad range of Mach numbers and operating conditions. In addition, the winglets offer performance improvements to Citation Sovereign aircraft including: Increased speed at high altitude, increased certified weight, reduced climb time, higher initial flight levels and increased range and payload capability.
“We are pleased that we have completed our first winglet installation at Grand Junction and look forward to growing this capability in the future,” said David Williams, Citation Program Manager, West Star Aviation. “This is a testament to our commitment of being a customer focused world-class MRO, and expanding our capabilities to align with our customers’ needs,” Williams continued.
Voted #1 Preferred MRO for five consecutive years from 2014-2018 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s 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; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, 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; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ . 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.