New G450 A-Level Cabin Upgrade Bundle

Dec / 15 2020

West Star Aviation introduces a new G450 A-Level Cabin Upgrade Bundle with a special limited time packaged price. The install includes a new state of the art Collins Aerospace Venue™ cabin management system along with a world-class interior upgrade from West Star. West Star has partnered with Collins Aerospace to deliver this limited time, dual […]

New GJT Project Manager Jason Mital

Dec / 1 2020

West Star Aviation welcomes Jason Mital as a new Project Manager at their Grand Junction, Colorado (GJT) facility. Jason has over 25 years experience in corporate aviation, which included project management from both Elliot and Jet Aviation. Previously he worked as a turbine shop mechanic, then quality control inspector with Garrett Aviation. “Jason will bring […]

Sam McRickard as Project Manager at GJT

Nov / 24 2020

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Sam McRickard as the new Project Manager at their Grand Junction, Colorado (GJT) facility. Sam has several years of aviation experience, with previous project management positions at Cirrus for their research and development programs, along with their engineering design and certification. “Sam’s previous experience in program management will […]

New Embraer Program Manager

Nov / 17 2020

West Star is pleased to announce Michael Forehand as the new Embraer Program Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility. Mike has over 19 years of executive aviation experience. He is a certified A&P and held previous positions of maintenance planner, customer service rep, maintenance sales manager, director of maintenance and most recently as production […]

New Avionics Technical Sales Manager

Nov / 13 2020

West Star is pleased to announce Michael Sichmeller as the Avionics Technical Sales Manager at their East Alton, IL, (ALN) facility. Michael has over 37 years of aviation experience, served in the Air Force and holds a master’s degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle. “Michael’s vast knowledge and experience will provide valuable expertise to […]

Unique Speaker-less Audio System in Hawker 900XP Install

Nov / 4 2020

West Star is pleased to announce their first installation of Bongiovi Audio System in a Hawker 900XP at their Grand Junction (GJT) facility. Bongiovi Aviation Audio system is unique in the aspect that the interior panels actually become the speakers, by placing the transducers to the backside of the panels, giving the cabin a sleek, […]

New Quality/Accountable Manager

Oct / 8 2020

Todd started his career as a Jet Engine Mechanic in the Air Force and currently has over 35 years of aviation experience, including 8 years as Chief Inspector at West Star and previously at Midcoast and Avmats. West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the promotion of Todd Rasch to Quality/Accountable Manager at their East […]

Receives Platinum Award From Garmin

Oct / 1 2020

West Star is pleased to accept the Platinum Award from Garmin for Elite Performance in 2019. This is the first time West Star has been awarded this honor. To qualify and receive this award West Star sold and installed multiple Garmin units, with the majority of the installs being performed at its satellite location in […]

Major Structural FOD Repair on Embraer Legacy 650E

Sep / 10 2020

West Star Aviation recently completed a major structural repair to an Embraer Legacy 650E fuselage. The project also included a new exterior paint scheme. The FOD incident occurred as a result of metal objects launched by a military helicopter landing next to the aircraft while in Peru. The aircraft was evaluated and subsequently ferried to […]

Recognized As Gold Leader From Colorado’s Environmental Leadership Program For Sixth Consecutive Year

Sep / 2 2020

West Star Aviation is proud to be recognized by the governor of Colorado, for a sixth consecutive year, as a Gold Leader from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environmental Leadership Program (ELP). The Environmental Leadership Program is a state-wide recognition and reward program offering benefits and incentives to members that go above and […]

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