Month: July 2021

West Star is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeremy Camren to Gulfstream Avionics Supervisor at their East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Jeremy has over 17 years of aviation experience and previously worked at Gulfstream and Jet Aviation in their avionics departments. He also spent 7 years in the U.S. Army and has his A&P […]

West Star is pleased to announce Brian Decker as the new Citation Project Manager at their East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Brian has over 30 years of aviation experience, 15 of those at Jet Aviation along with Windwalker, Solarius, Cessna and Dallas Airmotive. He received his A&P license from Lewis University. “Brian will be a […]

Small Airframe Avionics Are A Big Deal!

As the #1 Preferred MRO (as voted by Pro Pilot Magazine’s PRASE Survey) for the past 8 consecutive years, you would expect that avionics would be a large part of West Star Aviations’ success.  And you would be correct.  Our expertise, capability and engineering resources help keep us on the cutting edge of avionics technology […]

Embraer Legacy 600/650 Water Pump Failure

What Is The Specific Issue? The water pump assembly used on the Embraer 600/650 has a high failure rate. Consequently, an outright replacement cost of the unit approaches close to $20,000. Most “repair” vendors will have bill back costs that equal the outright purchase due to the pump head being BER. What is the Solution? […]

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