West Star Aviation at CHA Entered Into Agreement with Embraer for All Phenom, Legacy and Lineage Aircraft

West Star Aviation announces its Chattanooga, TN, facility (CHA) has entered into agreement with Embraer to receive Authorized Service Center approval for all Legacy models in 4th quarter 2017, with the Lineage 1000 and Lineage 1000E and Phenom 100 & Phenom 300 aircraft in 2018. The state-of-the-art Chattanooga facility will offer interior refurbishment, avionics, avionics installation and repair, inspections and parts services.

West Star is currently building a cutting-edge paint facility at CHA that will be able to provide paint support on aircraft up to and including Lineage 1000E aircraft as of September 2018.

As an Authorized Service Center for Embraer, West Star Chattanooga can fully support and perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on Legacy 450, Legacy 500, Legacy 600 and Legacy 650, Lineage 1000 and Lineage 1000E, as well as Phenom 100 & Phenom 300 aircraft.

"We are thrilled that, with this approval and our Chattanooga expansion efforts, we can continue to grow our Embraer capabilities," says Robert Rasberry, CEO, West Star Aviation. "When our state-of-the-art paint facility is complete at CHA, we will be able to truly offer all-encompassing Embraer maintenance at our three full-service locations."

Voted "#1 Preferred MRO" in the 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Professional Pilot magazine “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts. In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.

For more information, visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.

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