Global Express

  • Avionics Repair and Installation
  • Overhaul & Inspections
  • Engine Maintenance
  • Paint & Interior Services
  • System Modifications
  • Window Repair Services

FAA AUTHORIZED GLOBAL EXPRESS AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE AND REFURBISHMENT.

West Star is FAA Certified, trained and experienced on most Bombardier Global and Global Express models. We specialize in airframe, engine and APU inspections, repairs and modifications, parts and component overhaul as well as avionics installations. Complete Interior and exterior refurbishments are available at most locations. See complete capabilities, airframe models, and other services offered below.

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MODELS
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
Global 5000    
Global 6000    
Global Express    
AIRFRAME
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
FAA Authorized    
Pre-Purchase Evaluations, Including AD and Service Bulletin Research and Compliance    
All Major Inspections and Repairs    
ENGINE & APU
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
Rolls Royce Authorized - BR 710 Engine     
Honeywell Authorized Line Service Center - RE220 APU*
*RE220 Not Available At CHA
    
AVIONICS
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
Honeywell OEM Trained    
Collins OEM Trained    
FAA Class I, II, III Avionics Repair Station    
SATCOM    
GPS    
EGPWS/TAWS    
TCAS    
Flight ID    
EFIS    
ELT    
ADC Upgrades    
FMS    
Moving Map    
Flat Panel    
Comm/Nav Systems    
Computer Aided Panel Fabrication    
Cabin Info Systems    
Cabin Entertainment    
STC for Collins EFIS Installation for Challenger    
HAPP: Honeywell Avionics Protection Program    
MPP: Honeywell Mechanic Protection Plan    
CASP: Corporate Aircraft Service Program from Rockwell Collins    
PAINT & INTERIOR
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
Major Interior Refurbishment    
Interior Designers on Staff    
Cabinetry Design, Fabrication and Finish    
Interior Design, Modification and Upholstery    
Floor Plan Reconfiguration    
Soundproofing    
Custom Plating    
Entertainment Systems    
Cabin Communications    
Exterior Strip and Paint    
PARTS & ACCESSORIES
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
Component and Accessory Overhaul and Exchange    
Computerized Bar-Coded Parts Inventory    
Experienced, Air-Frame-Specific Purchasing Staff    
FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) Rating    
Online Ordering Direct From the Factory, API and Aviall    
ILS and Parts Base Inventory Locator System    
Core and Warranty Processing Personnel on Staff    
Detailed Inspections and Strict QA from Reception Through Installation    
OTHER
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA
Windshield Repair    
Structural and Systems FAA-DER Engineers on Staff    
FAA-DAR on Staff    
Complete In-House NDT Capabilities, Including X-Ray    
24/7 On-Call and Drop-In Technical Support for Challenger Customers    

* See capabilities PDF for additional detail

Important Numbers Regarding Challenger And Global Service

Backed by more than 575 years of combined experience, West Star Aviation offers one-stop service for all your
Bombardier Challenger & Global technical needs.

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WSAA will be piloted at the East Alton, IL facility with the first round of apprentices anticipated to start in January 2024. For more information on West Star Aviation employment or WSAA apprentice selection criteria, please visit www.weststaraviation.com/careers or contact Katie Johnson (katiejohnson@wsa.aero) or Dave Lagermann (dlagermann@wsa.aero).

Application & Selection Process

Before applying, please be aware of the standards of conduct for employment with West Star along with the strict requirements below while attending WSAA.

  • Working in Aviation requires a commit to being drug-free.  Pre-employment drug testing along with random and reasonable suspicion testing is required for all companies employing people working in safety sensitive positions. The position you are considering applying for is safety sensitive.  If hired, you must pass a DOT drug test to start working, if you fail the job offer is rescinded.  If you pass, you must remain drug-free during employment, failing a random or reasonable suspicion test may result in termination of employment.  Please note: marijuana is legal in certain states however the FAA follows Federal law where marijuana is illegal.  This means testing positive for marijuana, or any other illegal drug, will prevent you from working in Aviation. 
  • The first 7.5 months will follow a strict schedule: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm (breaks and meal periods provided). 
  • The expectation is to arrive inside the learning center and clocked in at 7:00am.
  • While attending WSAA, no more than 4 hours a week can be missed.  Extenuating medical circumstances will be given full consideration with supporting documentation.
  • WSAA follows an FAA approved curriculum which has certain requirements including attendance. 
  • Testing for the FAA license at the conclusion of WSAA is required, along with passing.  Two opportunities to test will be provided, if needed.  Employment may terminate if the FAA license is not obtained.
  • Candidates will be contacted to complete pre-screening assessments and questionnaires. 
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted in late November and scheduled for a tour and interview with Hiring Managers at West Star Aviation in East Alton, IL.
  • To be qualified, candidates must pass the pre-screening process along with submitting a negative DOT drug test result.
  • Finalists will be selected after onsite interviews. Job offers will be extended in mid-December with a start date of January 9, 2024.
  • Pay while learning in the Academy will be $20 per hour.  Upon successfully graduating and obtaining your FAA license, pay will increase to $27 per hour.