West Star Aviation Announces New Embraer Team Lead at CHA 

West Star Aviation announces Michael Smith as the new Embraer team lead at its Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility, one of West Star's four full-service locations.

Smith has vast experience in the aviation industry as well as Embraer-specific experience, having previously held positions at Boeing and Embraer, respectively. He holds an A&P license along with his IA from the FAA. He also was recently awarded AMT’s prestigious "40 Under 40 Maintenance Professional Award" for 2020. In his new role at West Star, Smith is responsible for line maintenance, inspections and the logistics for non-routine maintenance services of paint, interior and avionics.

“Michael’s in-depth knowledge of all the Embraer models will bring added value to the West Star team while continuing to exceed our customers’ expectations with our expert services,” says Michael Forehand, Embraer program manager (CHA).

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

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