West Star Aviation Installs Winglet Technology Transitional Winglets on Citation 680 Aircraft
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.
In addition, the winglets offer performance improvements to Citation Sovereign aircraft including:
- increased speed at high altitude
- increased certified weight
- reduced climb time
- higher initial flight levels
- increased range and payload capability.
"We are pleased that we have completed our first winglet installation at Grand Junction and look forward to growing this capability in the future," says David Williams, Citation program manager, West Star Aviation. "This is a testament to our commitment of being a customer-focused, world-class MRO and expanding our capabilities to align with our customers' needs," Williams continues.
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; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, 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; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ . 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.