East Alton, IL, April 30, 2012 – West Star Aviation will showcase a complete Challenger 601 Landing Gear assembly at the 2012 NBAA Annual Maintenance Management Conference (MMC2012) at booth #435. The conference will be held in Nashville, TN on May 1-3, 2012.

Emily Mason, Bombardier Technical Sales Manager, GJT, will be on site along with Denise Hildebrand, Citation & Piaggio Technical Sales Manager, ALN, to meet with attendees and discuss all of West Star Aviation’s capabilities. Visit West Star at MMC2012 booth #435, or contact Email directly at 970.261.1308 or Denise at 618.610.8511.

In October 2011, West Star Aviation acquired a complete ship set of Challenger 601 Landing Gear to reduce downtime and accommodate operator specific schedules during landing gear restoration.  The complete ship set also allows for simultaneous aircraft painting and restoration. The landing gear is available on a loaner/rental/exchange basis through West Star’s Grand Junction, CO (GJT) Accessory Shop.

“This new program has allowed us to provide another solution for operators while cutting their downtime in half,” says Steve Goede, Accessories Program Manager, West Star Aviation. “We are excited to showcase one of these assemblies on site to provide customers and fellow maintenance personnel a closer look at what we have to offer.”

West Star Aviation, Inc. 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; Columbia, SC; and Dallas, TX, West Star Aviation runs the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO and at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit or call 800-922-2421.

West Star at MMC 2012

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