WEST STAR AVIATION Receives ODA/STC Certificate From FAA

East Alton, IL, February 01, 2016 – West Star Aviation announced that they received an Organizational Design Authorization (ODA) allowing them to issue Supplemental Type Certification (STC) projects on behalf of the FAA.

West Star Aviation is now authorized to show compliance on behalf of the FAA in regards to STCs, and recently issued an STC on the FAA’s behalf, for the installation and certification of the Honeywell CAS-100B TCAS 7.1 upgrade.

“Having the ODA/STC Authorization is a huge milestone for West Star Aviation. The FAA is allowing us the authority to show compliance and issue STCs on their behalf” said Jeff Maszkiewicz, ODA Lead Administrator for West Star Aviation, “We are excited about this new opportunity and the ability to work with, and on behalf of, the FAA”.

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.