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Privacy Policy

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

The following Terms of Use Privacy Policy (the “Terms”) are terms of a legal agreement between you and West Star Aviation (the “Company”). These Terms apply to a user and any organization the user represents (collectively, “you” or “your”) who accesses, browses and/or otherwise uses this website and any and all other websites operated by the Company (the “Website”).
By clicking to accept or agree to the Terms when this option is made available to you on the Website, you agree to the following terms on behalf of you and your company and acknowledge that you have read, understood and accept the Terms and agree to abide by and be bound by these Terms. If you do not accept the Terms, your use of the Website may be limited. The Company may need to change the terms from time to time and will update the effective date to reflect the date of the changes. If you use the Website after the Company posts any changes, you accept the Terms as modified.

Personal Information

You do not have to identify yourself or provide your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address (“Personal Information”) to use the Website. If you should choose to give the Company your Personal Information, the Company may use this information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us, to send monthly newsletters, to share news and updates about the Company, to provide information about contests and similar promotional communications.

Non-Personal Information

In some cases, the Company may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. The Company uses this information, which does not identify individual users, for internal review to manage and improve the Website, to track your movements around the Website, and to gather demographic information about users.

Information Sharing

The Company may share your Personal Information with the Company’s subsidiaries and affiliated entities who will use your Personal Information in the same way as the Company can under the Terms. However, the Company will not sell, share or rent your Personal Information to any third parties without your express permission.


Your privacy and security are important to the Company. The Company will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your Personal Information. However, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and the Company cannot guarantee the security of information provided to the Company on the Website.

Surveys and Contests

From time-to-time, the Website may request Personal Information and/or demographic information from you in conjunction with a survey or contest. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and you may choose whether or not to participate and disclose this information to the Website. Your Personal Information may be used to contact you for winner notification, prize delivery confirmation or other related purposes. A contest may also have its own terms and conditions.

Opt-Out Policy and Control Over Personal Information

If you no longer wish to receive our promotional communications, you can opt out of these communications by sending an email to or contacting the Company at the address and phone number provided on the Website. If you do not want the Company to share your Personal Information with its subsidiaries and affiliated entities, you may also opt out at any time by sending an email to or contacting the Company at the address and phone number provided on the Website.

Please understand that it may take the Company a few days to process an opt-out request. Even if you opt out of receiving promotional communications from the Company, the Company may still contact you in connection with your business transactions with the Company.

If you have submitted Personal Information through the Website and would like that information deleted from the Company’s records, or would like to update or correct that information, please send an email to or contact the Company at the address and phone number provided on the Website.

Third-Party Links

The Website may offer links to third-party websites that may be of interest to you (the “Third-Party Websites”). When you click on these links, you will leave the Website and will be redirected the Third-Party Websites. The Company has no control over these websites. The Company is not responsible for the content or your reliance on the information contained on the Third-Party Websites. The Company makes no representation or warranty regarding the privacy policies or safety of the Third-Party Websites. Providing links to the Third-Party Websites does not create an endorsement or approval of any content on Third-Party Websites. If you elect to visit the Third-Party Websites, you do so at your own risk.

Terms effective June 21, 2018

Mark White

RSM, California

Dave Godo

RSM, Ohio Valley

Mark Daniels
Tim Cane
Robbie Johnson

RSM, Mid Atlantic

Santiago Carol

RSM, Latin America

Steve Fleeman

RSM, Landing Gear

Contact Us

WSAA will be piloted at the East Alton, IL facility with the first round of apprentices anticipated to start in January 2024. For more information on West Star Aviation employment or WSAA apprentice selection criteria, please visit or contact Katie Johnson ( or Dave Lagermann (

Application & Selection Process

Before applying, please be aware of the standards of conduct for employment with West Star along with the strict requirements below while attending WSAA.

  • Working in Aviation requires a commit to being drug-free.  Pre-employment drug testing along with random and reasonable suspicion testing is required for all companies employing people working in safety sensitive positions. The position you are considering applying for is safety sensitive.  If hired, you must pass a DOT drug test to start working, if you fail the job offer is rescinded.  If you pass, you must remain drug-free during employment, failing a random or reasonable suspicion test may result in termination of employment.  Please note: marijuana is legal in certain states however the FAA follows Federal law where marijuana is illegal.  This means testing positive for marijuana, or any other illegal drug, will prevent you from working in Aviation. 
  • The first 7.5 months will follow a strict schedule: Monday – Friday 7:00am – 3:30pm (breaks and meal periods provided). 
  • The expectation is to arrive inside the learning center and clocked in at 7:00am.
  • While attending WSAA, no more than 4 hours a week can be missed.  Extenuating medical circumstances will be given full consideration with supporting documentation.
  • WSAA follows an FAA approved curriculum which has certain requirements including attendance. 
  • Testing for the FAA license at the conclusion of WSAA is required, along with passing.  Two opportunities to test will be provided, if needed.  Employment may terminate if the FAA license is not obtained.
  • Candidates will be contacted to complete pre-screening assessments and questionnaires. 
  • Qualified candidates will be contacted in late November and scheduled for a tour and interview with Hiring Managers at West Star Aviation in East Alton, IL.
  • To be qualified, candidates must pass the pre-screening process along with submitting a negative DOT drug test result.
  • Finalists will be selected after onsite interviews. Job offers will be extended in mid-December with a start date of January 9, 2024.
  • Pay while learning in the Academy will be $20 per hour.  Upon successfully graduating and obtaining your FAA license, pay will increase to $27 per hour.