Month: January 2022

Gulfstream Inspections

Large First-time Calendar Inspections: G450 & G650 West Star Aviation’s dedication team of Gulfstream Specialists recently completed two large, first-time calendar inspections – a 96-month, 8C Inspection on a G650 and a 192-month inspection on a G450.  These are the two latest examples of “Service In Action” from the West Star Team that led to […]

5G rollout

Many operators may still be confused about the current 5G rollout delay situation.  That’s understandable.   West Star Aviation’s Avionics Teams are following the current 5G rollout closely and wanted to try and clarify the situation and provide some insight you can really use. Radar Altimeters and 5G Interference explained Q – How might Terrestrial […]

West Star is proud to announce they have completed their first paint project of an Embraer Lineage aircraft at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location, one of their four full-service facilities. The recently announced expansion will allow for even more space to assist customers with their MRO services at the CHA facility. Of the four full-service […]

AOG Work Authorization Form

At West Star Aviation, the new year means new opportunities to refine our processes to make sure they are customer-focused and customer-friendly.  Our goal is to continually make it easier to do business with us and look for ways to improve communication with our customers.  This is a theme you will see throughout 2022 and […]

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that it has developed and certified an STC for the Installation of Future Air Navigation System (FANS) equipment for Citation X aircraft in partnership with Honeywell. The company recently completed the first installation at West Star’s East Alton, IL (ALN) location. The FANS approval will provide Citation X […]

West Star Aviation welcomes Brian Chapman as EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety) Manager at their Perryville, MO (PCD) facility. Brian holds an Associates degree in Aviation Technology and has over 20 years of fire safety experience and over seven years of extensive environmental and safety experience, as well as also being a trained medical first […]

Maintenance Services

West Star provides aircraft maintenance services on the most sophisticated airframes flying today, all with an unparalleled emphasis on customer service and satisfaction.  This has resulted in continually being recognized as the #1 Preferred MRO for 8 consecutive years (Pro Pilot PRASE Survey). Our techs are industry experienced on your specific aircraft make and model.  […]

Avionics Services West Star offers the latest cockpit and cabin avionics installations, upgrades and repairs for the specific airframe you fly.   Locations: East Alton, IL (ALN) Grand Junction, CO (GJT) Chattanooga, TN (CHA) Perryville, MO (PCD Airframes: Citation Challenger Conquest Embraer Falcon Gulfstream Global Hawker King Air Learjet Piaggio Call today to schedule an appointment […]

Interior Services

West Star offers unparalleled design expertise and craftmanship for the interior refurbishment of your aircraft. We specialize in all areas of cabin upgrades, refurbishments and reconfigurations including: Cabinetry Design, Fabrication and Finish  Interior Design, Modification and Upholstery  Floor Plan Reconfiguration  Soundproofing  Custom Plating  Entertainment Systems  Cabin Communications  WiFi Communication Custom Galleys Locations: East Alton, IL […]

Paint Services West Star offers world-class paint services at all four full-service locations. Our state-of-the-art facilities provide climate control along with special filtration and exhaust systems for precise removal and application of paints and coatings.  Services Custom paint schemes Touch ups Logos Locations: East Alton, IL (ALN) Grand Junction, CO (GJT) Chattanooga, TN (CHA) Perryville, MO […]