West Star Aviation Designated a Factory-Authorized Hawker Service Center

Raytheon Aircraft Company Appoints West Star Aviation as an Authorized Service Center

Raytheon Aircraft Company (RAC) announces today that it has appointed West Star Aviation
as a Hawker Authorized Service Center.

West Star Aviation, located in Grand Junction, Colo. (GJT), is a full service FBO
specializing in airframe maintenance, engine repair, interior, paint and avionics upgrades
for a wide variety of today’s corporate and general aviation aircraft including Hawker

West Star Aviation’s Hawker Technical Program was established over 9 years ago
and operates with a team approach dedicated specifically to Hawker maintenance. Their
professionally trained Hawker technicians include specialists with over 20 years of
experience. West Star is breaking ground on new 40,000 sq. ft. hangar, which comes in
addition to over 20 acres of ramp space with 140,000 sq. ft. of existing hangar and office

West Star has experience on most Hawker models and has performed major and
minor inspections including:

• Major maintenance, modification and repair capability; Class 4 FAA certified
repair center (Grand Junction CRS#WTXR173J)
• Phase A through G inspections, structural inspections x-rays and Out-of-Phase
• All hourly and calendar inspection for older aircraft including 48 month and 4800
hours inspections
• Wing link inspections
• Honeywell TFE731 Line Maintenance Center (MSP approved)
• Cockpit and cabin window repair, cleaning and installation
• Thrust reverser inspections and repairs
• 24-hour/7-day a week in-house Hawker technical assistance
• AOG support teams can be dispatched to Rocky Mountain Region airports
including Aspen, Eagle, Telluride and Montrose
• Comprehensive avionics capabilities including installation and certification
• Avionics repair and maintenance
• New, state-of-the-art down-draft paint facility
• Spectra-Physics laser striping
• Interior redesign/refurbishment and cabinetry services
• Computerized bar-coded parts inventory
• Online parts ordering direct with Raytheon Aircraft, API, and Aviall
• ILS and Parts Base inventory locator system access

“This addition to our network of Authorized Service Centers emphasizes our
commitment to providing world-class service for our growing number of Hawker
customers”, said Ed Dolanski, vice president of Customer Support. “The quality and
reliability of Hawker products must be met with the same level of quality and reliability
in our service and maintenance. The establishment of an authorized service center at the
West Star facility ensures that we can achieve this requirement and meet our customers’

Raytheon Aircraft Company designs, manufactures, markets and supports Beechcraft
and Hawker aircraft for the world’s commercial and military markets.

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