West Star Aviation Announces Approval by Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC)

Grand Junction, CO, January 4, 2015– West Star Aviation announced that their Grand Junction, CO location has been approved by the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).

West Star’s Grand Junction location is now in compliance with the China Civil Aviation Regulation (CCAR)-Part 145 Maintenance Organization. The purpose of the approval includes overhauling and repairing landing gear for business aircraft and also specialized service of Ultrasonic, Eddy Current X-Ray, Liquid Penetrate and Magnetic Particle Inspection.

This certification is the latest to be added to a growing list of authorizations which have allowed West Star’s landing gear and accessory overhaul to expand business worldwide. West Star Aviation overhauls and repairs provide a wide variety of business jet accessories including wheels, landing gear, batteries, oxygen/nitrogen cylinders, valves, and many other components.

“This new CAAC authorization will allow us to support landing gear overhaul events in China”, said Steve Goede, Grand Junction Accessory Program Manager for West Star. “We are excited as our business continues to grow and expand both in the US and worldwide”.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in Professional Pilot magazine’s annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey for two consecutive years, 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; and Columbia, SC. 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 a new facility opening this year in Chattanooga, TN. 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 worldclass customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.




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