West Star Aviation Receives STC for TCAS II Version 7.1 Upgrade Installation

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 software, TCAS 7.1 is required for travel in European airspace. This STC is applicable to Bombardier Challenger models CL-600-2A12 (CL-601), CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3A Variant), and CL-600-2B16 (CL-601-3R Variant) equipped with TTR-21 or TTR-20.

“We are proud to continue to offer FAA-approved avionics solutions to our customers that improve safety and reliability. This installation can be done during any routine maintenance event, or scheduled modification,” said Marty Rhine, Director of Sales, West Star Aviation.

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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