West Star is pleased to announce it has been granted “NO-Program Notification Letter (PNL) Projects” on FMS, CVR, FANS, IRIDIUM DLU and Conquest RVSM. Under their Organization Designation Authorization (ODA) this authorization allows projects at all four main locations to be completed without submittal of a program notification letter (PNL). This authorization allows West Star […]

West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that John Lowe has been named the new Satellite Manager at their Chicago, IL (PWK) location. Lowe will be responsible for the managerial oversight of the 24/7 on call mobile facility and staff. Lowe has over 36 years of aviation experience and has previously held various leadership roles […]

West Star Aviation is proud to announce the company has been voted #1 Preferred Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) in the 2019 Professional Pilot Magazine’s Annual Preference Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment (PRASE) survey for the sixth consecutive year. The publication began including the category “Best MRO” in 2014 and West Star has been voted […]

West Star Aviation will be completing four 120-month Global Express inspections at its East Alton (ALN) location in the first half of 2019. The ALN location recently added additional state of the art hangar space, making room for such requests, along with highly experienced technicians to complete each detail of the process. “We have seen […]

April 16, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that MSP Aero will be rebranded as a West Star Aviation satellite location, effective immediately. West Star Aviation acquired MSP Aero LLC in November of 2017 and has, until now, operated as a stand-alone facility that retained their independent brand. MSP Aero is an […]

April 2, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its recently expanded Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility is now offering landing gear overhaul and repair for a variety of airframes. The newly expanded facility includes an accessory and component shop allowing West Star to broaden its continued support for Embraer Phenom 100 and […]

March 5, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Mark Crotty has been named the Program Manager for Embraer at their East Alton facility. Crotty will be responsible for the Embraer program at the full service Authorized Service Center. Crotty previously held various leadership roles at Constant Aviation, most recently as the […]

February 21, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its Chattanooga (CHA) facility has been named an Authorized Service Center for Embraer Lineage 1000 and 1000E, continuing to enhance the Chattanooga location as a one stop shop for Embraer customers. Additional capabilities include avionics repair and installation, airframe and engine inspections, service […]

January 22, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce the completion of construction on a new 60,000 sq. ft. hangar at its East Alton, IL (ALN) location. The state of the art hangar is now operational and accepting customers for service. The hangar features 40,000 sq. ft. of hangar space and 20,000 sq […]

January 15, 2019 ‐ West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Tommi Krell has been named Director of Corporate Communications. Krell will be responsible for managing internal employee communications channels, as well as assisting Human Resources with enhancing and expanding corporate recruiting strategies. Krell has 5+ years of aviation marketing and communications experience, previously […]

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