West Star Aviation Names Steve Goede General Manager of Chattanooga (CHA) Location
November 14, 2018 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Steve Goede has been named as the General Manager of the company’s Chattanooga (CHA) facility. In his new position Steve will provide leadership for all aspects of the site including operations, planning and project management, quality control and building maintenance. Previously, Steve was instrumental in developing West Star’s Landing Gear Overhaul and Accessory Programs at the ALN, GJT and CHA locations.
Tom Hilboldt, who was previously managing the location, will now shift his focus to maintenance operations located there, providing more technical oversight and support to our ongoing expansion initiatives. Tom’s new title will be Director of Maintenance – CHA.
“These promotions and refinements in responsibilities will further strengthen our technical and operational capabilities at CHA,” stated Jeff Curry, Vice President of Operations Efficiency. “With the addition of Steve and the recently completed facility expansion, Chattanooga is now online as a full-service, one-stop MRO location,” Curry 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 facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations 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.