West Star Aviation Certifies Wi-Fi on Gulfstream V

Grand Junction, CO, January 16, 2012- West Star Aviation announced today they have been awarded STC approval to install Wi-Fi on the Gulfstream V. The certification includes connectivity via both or either Inmarsat Swift Broadband and the Aircell Gogo Biz networks using the Aircell CTR wireless router.

According to Rick Brainard, V.P. Sales, West Star Aviation, “The installation was completed on a West Coast based FAR Part 135 operated Gulfstream V. This operator is well known for providing global charter services, and the addition of providing both terrestrial and satellite based broadband wirelessly, will be very attractive to their clients,” added Brainard.

“We have seen a significant trend in our customers to provide the same connectivity in the aircraft as they enjoy on the ground,” said Brainard.  “We have made wireless solutions a priority for all the aircraft types we service, and the Gulfstream V is the most recent example”.

For more information on this certification or any other West Star wireless solution, contact Aaron Berg, Technical Sales Manager, Avionics, at (970) 243-7500 (office), (970) 261-6741 (cell), or aberg@wsa.aero.

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 http://www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.

WSA Certifies Wi-Fi on Gulfstream

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