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24/7/365 AOG SUPPORT: 215.937.9020 | aog@wsa.aero

FULL SERVICE AOG

MAINTENANCE | AVIONICS | ENGINES | STRUCTURES | NDT

200+ Technicians
Nationwide Coverage

24/7/365 AVAILABILITY

215.937.9020 | aog@wsa.aero

AOG

Aircraft On Ground

No matter where you are, our nationwide network of more than 200 rapid-response aircraft on-ground experts are on standby 24 hours a day, 365 days per year, and will be ready when you need them.

West Star is dedicated to getting you back in the air as quickly as possible.

CAPABILITIES

200 + Technicians

Avionics

Fuel Leak Repair & Maintenance

Interiors

Nationwide Coverage

Maintenance

NDT Support

Special Flight Permits

24/7/365 Availability

Engines

Structural Repairs

AUTHORIZATIONS

FAA

EASA

ANAC

AFAC

DCA

CAA

TCCA

BCAA

CFE - 738 Series

GE - CF 34 Series

Honeywell - TFE731 Series

Honeywell - HTF 7000 Series / AS 907

Honeywell - TPE331 Series

Pratt & Whitney - JT15D

Pratt & Whitney - PT6A Series

Pratt & Whitney - PW305

Pratt & Whitney - PW306

Pratt & Whitney - PW307

Pratt & Whitney - PW308

Pratt & Whitney - PW530

Pratt & Whitney - PW535

Pratt & Whitney - PW545

Pratt & Whitney - PW615

Pratt & Whitney - PW617

AVCO Lycoming - ALF-502L Series

Williams FJ44 Series

CFM International - CFM56 Series

Rolls Royce - Spey 511-8

Rolls Royce - TAY 611

Rolls Royce - AE3007C1

Rolls Royce - BR700 Series

Rolls Royce - BR725 Series

West Star and Jet East are integrating! In the meantime, you now have access to over 200 AOG technicians.
Please use either of the links / number below and we’ll get you routed to the right team!

Immediate 24-Hour Support

AOG Teams Deploy From:

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • Juneau, AK
  • Sitka, AK
  • Wasilla, AK
  • Chandler, AZ
  • Mesa, AZ
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Fayetteville, AR
  • Fort Smith, AR
  • Jonesboro, AR
  • Little Rock, AR
  • Springdale, AR
  • Fresno, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Diego, CA
  • San Francisco, CA
  • San Jose, CA
  • Aspen, CO
  • Aurora, CO
  • Denver, CO
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Lakewood, CO
  • Rifle, CO
  • Vail, CO
  • Bridgeport, CT
  • Hartford, CT
  • New Haven, CT
  • Stamford, CT
  • Waterbury, CT
  • Dover, DE
  • Middletown, DE
  • Newark, DE
  • Smyrna, DE
  • Wilmington, DE
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Naples, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Palm Beach, FL
  • St. Petersburg, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Augusta, GA
  • Columbus, GA
  • Macon, GA
  • Savannah, GA
  • East Honolulu, HI
  • Hilo, HI
  • Honolulu, HI
  • Kailua, HI
  • Pearl City, HI
  • Boise, ID
  • Caldwell, ID
  • Idaho Falls, ID
  • Meridian, ID
  • Nampa, ID
  • Aurora, IL
  • Chicago, IL
  • Joliet, IL
  • Naperville, IL
  • Rockford, IL
  • Carmel, IN
  • Evansville, IN
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • South Bend, IN
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Davenport, IA
  • Des Moines, IA
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Sioux City, IA
  • Kansas City, KS
  • Olathe, KS
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Topeka, KS
  • Wichita, KS
  • Bowling Green, KY
  • Covington, KY
  • Lexington, KY
  • Louisville, KY
  • Owensboro, KY
  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • Lafayette, LA
  • Lake Charles, LA
  • New Orleans, LA
  • Shreveport, LA
  • Auburn, ME
  • Bangor, ME
  • Bar Harbor, ME
  • Lewiston, ME
  • Portland, ME
  • South Portland, ME
  • Baltimore, MD
  • Columbia, MD
  • Germantown, MD
  • Silver Spring, MD
  • Waldorf, MD
  • Boston, MA
  • Cambridge, MA
  • Lowell, MA
  • Springfield, MA
  • Worcester, MA
  • Ann Arbor, MI
  • Detroit, MI
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • Warren, MI
  • Bloomington, MN
  • Duluth, MN
  • Jackson, MN
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Rochester, MN
  • Saint Paul, MN
  • Biloxi, MS
  • Gulfport, MS
  • Hattiesburg, MS
  • Jackson, MS
  • Southaven, MS
  • Columbia, MO
  • Independence, MO
  • Kansas City, MO
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • Springfield, MO
  • Bellevue, NE
  • Grand Island, NE
  • Kearney, NE
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Omaha, NE
  • Henderson, NV
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • North Las Vegas, NV
  • Paradise, NV
  • Reno, NV
  • Concord, NH
  • Dover, NH
  • Manchester, NH
  • Nashua, NH
  • Rochester, NH
  • Atlantic City, NJ
  • Edison, NJ
  • Elizabeth, NJ
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Newark, NJ
  • Paterson, NJ
  • Teterboro, NJ
  • Trenton, NJ
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Rio Rancho, NM
  • Roswell, NM
  • Santa Fe, NM
  • Buffalo, NY
  • New York City, NY
  • Rochester, NY
  • Syracuse, NY
  • Yonkers, NY
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Durham, NC
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Wilmington, NC
  • Winston Salem, NC
  • Akron, OH
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Columbus, OH
  • Toledo, OH
  • Broken Arrow, OK
  • Edmond, OK
  • Norman, OK
  • Oklahoma City, OK
  • Tulsa, OK
  • Eugene, OR
  • Gresham, OR
  • Hillsboro, OR
  • Portland, OR
  • Salem, OR
  • Allentown, PA
  • Erie, PA
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Reading, PA
  • Cranston, RI
  • East Providence, RI
  • Pawtucket, RI
  • Providence, RI
  • Warwick, RI
  • Charleston, SC
  • Columbia, SC
  • Hilton Head, SC
  • Mount Pleasant, SC
  • North Charleston, SC
  • Rock Hill, SC
  • Aberdeen, SD
  • Brookings, SD
  • Rapid City, SD
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • Watertown, SD
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Clarksville, TN
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Memphis, TN
  • Nashville, TN
  • Austin, TX
  • Dallas, TX
  • Fort Worth, TX
  • Houston, TX
  • San Antonio, TX
  • Orem, UT
  • Provo, UT
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • West Jordan, UT
  • West Valley City, UT
  • Bennington, VT
  • Burlington, VT
  • Colchester, VT
  • Rutland, VT
  • South Burlington, VT
  • Arlington, VA
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Richmond, VA
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Bellevue, WA
  • Seattle, WA
  • Spokane, WA
  • Tacoma, WA
  • Vancouver, WA
  • Charleston, WV
  • Huntington, WV
  • Morgantown, WV
  • Parkersburg, WV
  • Wheeling, WV
  • Green Bay, WI
  • Kenosha, WI

West Star’s AOG expertise extends globally, with successful completions in various countries during 2022/2023, including:

  • Anguilla
  • Argentina
  • Azures
  • Bahamas
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • Cayman Islands
  • Chile
  • Dominican Republic
  • Finland
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Guam
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Nevis
  • Puerto Rico
  • St Kitts
  • Turks & Caicos

AOG Testimonials

AOG Van

CONNECT WITH AN EXPERT

sharon klose

Sharon Klose

‪Director, Satellites/MRT, Engines

kevin brandt

Kevin Brandt

AOG Regional Manager, Midwest

jeff crouch

Jeff Crouch

AOG Regional Manager, Northeast

Larry Kibler

AOG Regional Manager, Southeast

Jon Heckart

AOG Regional Manager, West

Jason Chambers

Mobile Engine Repair Manager

justin moore

Justin Moore

AOG Chief Inspector

scott youngblood

Scott Youngblood

Satellites/MRT Chief Inspector

Mark White

RSM, California

Dave Godo

RSM, Ohio Valley

Mark Daniels
Tim Cane
Robbie Johnson

RSM, Mid Atlantic

Santiago Carol

RSM, Latin America

Steve Fleeman

RSM, Landing Gear

Contact Us

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.