East Alton, IL, July 31, 2008— West Star Aviation, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Grand Junction facility has completed the installation of the Universal EFI-890R EEI, Electronic Engine Indication on a Falcon 50, with the certification through its East Alton facility. This is the first Universal EFI-890R EEI for Part 25 aircraft in the industry. The FAA awarded West Star the STC certificate on July 16th, 2008.
The system includes a fifth Universal EFI-890R display, two EIUs (Engine Interface Unit), and reversionary switches for engine indication redundancy. Engine Indication can then be reverted to the NDs, Navigation Displays.
The EFI-890R also displays RADAR, FMS maps, ASU (Electronic Charts, Checklists, E-docs, and Broadcast Weather), Vision-1 SVS, and external video (EVS Camera, Video camera, Electro-Optical Special Mission sensors – FLIR and Day TV).
With locations in East Alton, Illinois, Grand Junction, Colorado, and Dallas, Texas, West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in airframe maintenance, engine repair and maintenance, interior, paint and avionics upgrades for a wide variety of today’s corporate and general aviation aircraft including Lear, Conquest, Citation, Hawker, Challenger, Beechjets, King Airs, and Falcon aircraft. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an Authorized Service Center for Hawker and Citation 500 and 650 series aircraft including the Sovereign, Mustang and CJIII aircraft, as well as an Authorized Embraer Phenom Service Center. The company also holds an STC for an RVSM solution for the Learjet 31, 35, 35A, 36 and 36A and is currently pursuing an RVSM solution for Conquest II aircraft. They also specialize in the acquisition and sales of surplus avionics through their Hiawatha, Iowa facility. West Star Aviation, Inc. strives to be a leader in technical expertise and experience, and works to ensure customer satisfaction at every level.