East Alton, IL, February 10, 2016 – West Star Aviation has received Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) for the upgrade of the Honeywell CAS-81A/TPA-81A or the CAS-100A/TPA-100A with 7.0 software to the CAS- 100B/TPA-100B with 7.1 software.
This Approved Model List (AML) STC is applicable to various Hawker, Citation, Challenger, Falcon, and Gulfstream aircraft models. TCAS II 7.1 software improvements include the level off and reversal logic functions. Europe mandated the new software requirements effective December 2015. There is no proposed FAA mandate for TCAS 7.1 at this time.
“This is West Star’s first STC that has been approved using our newly issued ODA,” said Marty Rhine, Director of Sales, “The flexibility of this STC offers West Star Aviation additional possibilities to add new business,” Marty continued.
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 Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs 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.