WEST STAR AVIATION’s New STC for ADS-B on the Challenger 601 and Falcon 900

East Alton, IL, July 26, 2016 – West Star aviation has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) Out.

This Approved Model List (AML) STC is applicable to CL-601-3A, CL-601-3R, Falcon 900B, and Falcon 900EX aircraft equipped with Honeywell GNSSU Global Position Sensors (GPS) and the Rockwell Collins TDR-94D transponders.

This STC meets all current ADS-B requirements and meets the required FAA mandate deadline of January 1, 2020. In addition to the ADS-B component of this upgrade, West Star also offers the Lateral Performance for Vertical Guidance (LPV) functionality as an additional option.

“West Star is proud to meet the ADS-B requirements for this STC. This is a huge achievement and we look forward to continuing to grow and increase our capabilities,” said Marty Rhine, Director of Sales.

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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