West Star Aviation To Overhaul Embraer Phenom 100 And 300 Landing Gear
East Alton, IL, November 1, 2016- West Star Aviation is pleased to announce they have entered into agreement with Embraer to accomplish Phenom 100 and 300 96-month landing gear overhauls.
West Star will have two facilities located in Grand Junction, CO and Chattanooga, TN, dedicated to landing gear overhaul. Grand Junction, CO (GJT) will be expanding their current landing gear shop into a 21,000 sq. ft. state-of-theart facility. The expansion will include chemical processing, plating capabilities, machining and additional painting operations. Chattanooga will work from their existing facility to include landing gear overhaul.
“We are proud of the continued growth of our organization. Expanding our facilities to support Embraer 96-month landing gear overhauls on Phenom 100/300 takes us one step closer to being able to complement all customer expectations. We pride ourselves on being a one-stop shop and look forward to expanding our aircraft services,” says Rodger Renaud, President and Chief Operating Officer, West Star Aviation.
West Star has heavily invested tooling, fixtures, training, rotables and assets to prepare for full capacity support at both their Grand Junction, CO and Chattanooga, TN locations. In addition, West Star overhauls Hawker, Challenger, Lear Jet and King Air landing gear.
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.