• MPIs
  • CZIs
  • Honeywell
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Rolls-Royce
  • General Electric
  • Sundstrand

ENGINE & APU MAINTENANCE, REPAIR, MODIFICATIONS AND INSPECTIONS
Engine and APU maintenance is a specialty at West Star Aviation. Our specialists are factory trained and field tested on your specific engine make and model.

In addition to routine Inspections, repairs, as well as AD and Service Bulletin compliance, West Star offers:

  • Major Periodic ( MPIs ) ; Core Zone Inspections ( CZIs ) ; on condition inspections; minor / major repairs
  • Authorized to support MSP, MSP Gold, Pratt & Whitney Eagle Service Plan ( ESP ) , Williams TAP/TAP Elite and GE On Point.

Most major engine and APU OEMs and MROs have selected us as their customer service point including:

  • Honeywell
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Rolls-Royce
  • General Electric
  • Williams International
  • Sundstrand

In addition to our three full service locations, our six satellite locations offer 24/7 on call AOG Mobile Service, along with limited maintenance and avionics repairs. When necessary, satellite locations utilize resources from one of the three full service MRO facilities located at East Alton, IL (ALN), Grand Junction, CO (GJT), and Chattanooga, TN (CHA).

Our highly trained and experienced technicians at each satellite location can aid in troubleshooting problems and providing solutions that are best suited to get you back in the air as quickly as possible. When necessary, they can even assist in obtaining ferry permits if relocating your aircraft to one of our full service locations is necessary.

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Honeywell
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
731     
-2, -3, -4, -5, -20, -40, -50 & -60     
LINE Authorized     
    
AS 907 ( HTF 7000 ) Series     
-1A, 2-1G, 2-1A & 3-1E     
LINE Authorized     
    
CFE 738     
LINE Authorized     
    
TPE 331     
MAJOR Authorized     
LINE Authorized     
Pratt & Whitney
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
JT 15 D     
PW 300     
PW 530     
PW 535     
PW 545     
PT-6     
LINE Authorized     
Rolls-Royce
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
AE 3007     
BR 700-710     
Spey/Tay     
LINE Authorized     
General Electric
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
CF 34     
LINE Authorized     
Williams International
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
FJ 44     
LINE Authorized     
APUs
  • Green FAA Authorized
  • Blue OEM Approved
  ALN GJT CHA PCD
Honeywell     
    
GTCP     
30-92, 36-6, 36-100 & 150 Series     
    
RE     
100 & 220     
    
Sunstrand     
T39, T40     
LINE Authorized     

* See capabilities PDF for additional detail

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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 www.weststaraviation.com/careers or contact Katie Johnson (katiejohnson@wsa.aero) or Dave Lagermann (dlagermann@wsa.aero).

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.