WEST STAR AVIATION Awarded Their First 8C Inspection On Global Express At GJT Location

Grand Junction, CO, November 17, 2015—West Star Aviation announced they have their first 8C inspection on a Bombardier Global Express aircraft in the works at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) location. 8C is an intense 120-month interval inspection that requires specialized tooling to perform. They will also perform a landing gear (restoration) inspection, the 1C/2C/4C inspection and other hourly inspections.

Additionally, the aircraft will be the first Global Express to be painted in the new 141,000 square foot Grand Junction, CO (GJT) paint facility.

“West Star was pleased to be the successful bidder for this work, beating out U.S. and International MX competitors—and even the OEM,” said Chad Adams, Bombardier Global Program Manager at GJT.

According to Chad, the feedback West Star received from the client upon award of the project included high praise for their responsiveness to the initial request for proposal and subsequent requests for information, as well as the value West Star places on maintaining the overall project cost.

The new GJT paint facility features two bays: One for strip, sand and priming; the other is a state-of-the-art downdraft bay. Each bay is 120-feet wide and accommodates aircraft as large as a Global 7000 or a Gulfstream 650.

To learn more or to schedule service, contact Chad Adams, Global ProgramManager (GJT), at 970-261-9876 or cadams@wsa.aero.

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 the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO, Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL and Centennial Airport in Denver, CO. 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 www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.

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