West Star Aviation Names Jeff Yeager as Landing Gear / Accessory Program Manager at GJT Location
November 27, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Jeff Yeager has been promoted to Program Manager, Landing Gear / Accessory Program at our GJT facility. Jeff was hired in 2011 and has been instrumental in helping to develop West Star’s Grand Junction Landing Gear Program which includes service for Challenger, Hawker/Textron and Phenom, while also expanding our Learjet and King Air capabilities.
In addition to being a Certified Trainer on Phenom 100/300, Jeff participated in the planning, development and execution of the readiness plan for the Phenom Landing Gear contract. Jeff will report to Dave Krogman, General Manager, West Star Aviation – Grand Junction.
“Jeff has been instrumental in the development of our landing gear overhaul capabilities to date,” stated Dave Krogman, GM, West Star Aviation, Grand Junction. “He continues to be integral in increasing our capabilities and technical knowledge for landing gear and accessory overhaul, making him the natural choice to lead that program,” Krogman continued.
Voted #1 Preferred MRO for five consecutive years from 2014-2018 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual
“Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.
In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.