East Alton, IL, April 13, 2010 – West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to announce that effective March 25th, 2010 its East Alton, IL facility was awarded an Airframe Class 4 and Airframe Class 2 FAA repair station.
The Class 2 and Class 4 ratings provide some very positive benefits for the customers of West Star Aviation. This change will clearly increase its realm of capabilities and places West Star in a very elite class of FAA repair stations across the country. This will be beneficial to both West Star and their customers.
Sam Haycraft, Vice President of Operations for West Star, stated, “The Class 2 and Class 4 ratings will have a monumental impact on the E Alton operations and makes us more competitive in the industry. This gives our customers value and the operations flexibility in responding to our customers’ needs.” Mr. Haycraft also added that West Star’s Grand Junction, CO location is also an FAA Class 4 repair station.
West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in airframe repair and maintenance, engine repair and maintenance, major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, paint, parts, surplus avionics sales, and accessory services. In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Columbia, SC; Aspen, CO and Dallas, TX, West Star has a Hiawatha, IA location that specializes in the acquisition and sales of surplus avionics. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise and provides world-class customer services in all of the organization’s divisions. For additional information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.