Perryville

  • West Star Aviation
    1390 HWY H
    Perryville, MO 63775
  • 573.605.6140
Full-Service Facility Spotlight: Perryville, MO (PCD)

PCD

West Star Aviation Perryville is located at Perryville Regional Airport (PCD) in Perryville, MO. This location offers access to our award-winning MRO services for the Midwest region. PCD specializes in aircraft maintenance, modifications, and refurbishment for most business aircraft.

This facility consists of four hangars totaling over 120,000 sq. ft. in hangar and office space. That includes a 28,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art paint facility with a downdraft filtration system. West Star will be adding employees and capabilities as they continue to ramp up and develop this location into their fourth full-service MRO.

West Star’s PCD facility is an FAA authorized repair station and service center for select corporate airframes.

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Hours of Operation: 24 hour
Departure control: Uncontrolled
Approach control Uncontrolled
Ground control Uncontrolled
ARINC
Elevation 371.7 ft
RCO: 127.475 (Farmington RCAG)
FSS: Saint Louis Flight Service Station
Traffic pattern: Left
Nav. equipment: VOR
Car Rental Enterprise
Unicom 122.8
ATIS 118.950
Coordinates LAT-N37-52.1/ Long-W089-51.7
Indentifier: KPCD
Tower frequency: No Tower
Clearance delivery:
Latitude 37.858138049117564
Longitude -89.8613304856019

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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  If hired, you must pass a DOT drug test to start working, if you fail the job offer is rescinded.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.