West Star Aviation East Alton Receives Authorized Service Center Status from Embraer on Legacy Aircraft

September 19, 2017 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that its East Alton (ALN) facility has been named an Authorized Service Center for all Legacy (450, 500, 600 & 650) aircraft, as well as Lineage 1000 and 1000E.

This approval includes full maintenance support and performing scheduled maintenance for authorized aircraft including their previous approval on Embraer Phenom 100/300 aircraft.

“We are excited to offer our customers all-inclusive service on the full line of Legacy and Lineage 1000/1000E Embraer aircraft at our ALN facility,” said Robert Rasberry, CEO, West Star Aviation. “We welcome the new authorization and will continue to expand our capabilities scope on Embraer aircraft,” Rasberry continued.

West Star’s fully equipped state-of-the-art East Alton, IL facility offers the expertise to support maintenance, interior refurbishment, paint and avionics on Embraer aircraft.

West Star Aviation hired Bob O’Leary as Business Development Manager in August of 2017 to continue to help grow ongoing Embraer business.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Professional Pilot magazine annual “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. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions.


Embraer 650-Heavy Maintenance WSA Embraer 650-WSA Maintenance


West Star ALN Approved Embraer SC 9.19.17

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