Month: August 2021

Full-Service Facility Spotlight: Perryville, MO (PCD)
Full-Service Facility Spotlight: Chattanooga, TN (CHA)

West Star is pleased to announce the promotion of Toliver Lasswell as the new Embraer Project Manager at their East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Toliver has over 10 years of aviation experience, with seven of those years spent at West Star, starting in Line Services and moving to Citation as AMT. “Toliver shows great compassion […]

Full-Service Facility Spotlight: Grand Junction, CO (GJT)
East Alton (ALN) Facility Sees Sharp Increase In Demand For Interior Work

Late summer demand for MRO and Interior services has increased at West Star Aviation, particularly at our East Alton, IL (ALN) facility.  And as demand increases, the company has continued to adapt new ways to handle packed schedules and delivery deadlines, while still delivering world-class quality and service. ALN has increased seat covering/refurbishment capacity by […]

ALN Facility

West Star is pleased to announce the promotions of four technicians to Lead positions in the Falcon, Citation and Avionics departments at the East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. Kevin Rowe, Lead Aircraft Maintenance, Falcon; Chad Head, Lead Sheetmetal Technician, Falcon; Ken Schnurbusch, Lead Avionics Maintenance; and Noah Vogt, Lead Aircraft Maintenance, Citation. “We are delighted […]

West Star is pleased to welcome Alan Schaake as the new Director of Accounting at their East Alton, IL (ALN) facility. He will be overseeing the company’s accounting functions while also assisting with designing and implementing new financial solutions to further develop and refine the current systems. Alan has over 35 years of combined experience […]

Interior Refurbishment

The idea of considering an interior refurbishment project on any airframe can be a little intimidating.  There are a lot of details that go into the process of defining the work scope, assembling the pricing, and selecting materials.  We want to make that process easier on you, the end customer, and help you, h elp […]

Hawker 800XP/850XP/900XP F Inspection SRM Addition For Winglets

Textron has updated the Structural Repair Manual for Hawker 800XP/850XP/900XP operators with factory installed winglets.  Often overlooked, this recommendation has been embedded within SRM 57-10-19 detailing the procedures to be accomplished during the “F” inspection including an inspection of Rib 16 and winglet spar fitting for corrosion. The SRM outlines the process for winglet removal, […]