West Star Aviation announces it has completed an installation of Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets on a Cessna Citation 680 Sovereign aircraft at its Grand Junction, CO, facility. The Transitional Winglets were designed to provide Citation Sovereign owners increased aerodynamic performance across a broad range of Mach numbers and operating conditions.
West Star Aviation announces it is nearing completion of construction on a new, 60,000-square-foot hangar at its East Alton, IL (ALN), location. The hangar is anticipated to be operational by the end of fourth quarter of 2018.
West Star Aviation announces that its East Alton-ALN facility has been named as a Rolls-Royce Authorized Service Center for BR 710A-20 engines installed on Bombardier Global aircraft. As a Rolls-Royce Authorized Service Center, West Star will be authorized and approved to perform scheduled and non-scheduled inspections and repairs. Additionally, they are approved to receive warranty and "CorporateCare" approval via the Rolls-Royce "MyAeroEngine" portal to process warranty claims directly to the OEM.
West Star Aviation Receives Wi-Fi TPED STC for Installations on Select Falcon and Challenger Aircraft
West Star Aviation announces the company has received several STCs for Transmitting Portable Electronic Devices (TPED) compatibility in the 2.4 GHz/5GHz frequency band using IEEE 802.11 b/h/n/ac protocols. This allows crew and passengers to use their electronic devices in-flight without disrupting navigation signals.
West Star Aviation announces it has received EASA approval for installation of a Honeywell CD-830 Control Display Unit (CDU) at its Grand Junction, CO, facility. West Star Aviation is approved to install the units in various models of aircraft including Hawker, Challenger, Global Express, Embraer, Falcon, Gulfstream and more that were previously equipped with a Honeywell FMS model CD-810, CD-815 or CD-820 CDU.
West Star Aviation's Chattanooga facility receives Cessna approval as an authorized independent nondestructive inspection (NDI) facility. The approval allows West Star to perform nondestructive testing and inspections (NDT) requirements on Cessna models, as well as provides access to documentation and the required standards/kits needed to perform the work.
West Star Aviation announces the company is nearing completion of a total wing replacement on a Hawker 800A aircraft. The extensive project is being performed at West Star's state-of-the-art, full-service MRO facility in Grand Junction, CO (GJT).
Aircraft repair and overhaul provider Able Aerospace Services, a Textron Aviation Inc. company, expands its ability to serve key industry segments with three new accreditations from Nadcap, the global program denoting superior competency in aerospace-specific special-processes capabilities.
Duncan Aviation Named North American Winner of Bombardier-Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards
Duncan Aviation is recognized by Bombardier Business Aircraft for its performance in 2017 as a top authorized service facility in the support of Bombardier customers. Judged on a set of criteria that included quality, compliance, customer satisfaction and customer influence, Duncan Aviation’s Lincoln, NE, facility was named the winner of the North American category of the 8th Annual Bombardier Authorized Service Facility Excellence Awards.
JETTECH, a provider of affordable, aftermarket aircraft solutions, announces it has received European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) approval of its FAA STCs for Garmin touchscreen installations on legacy Citation and CJ aircraft.