West Star Aviation Expands At Chattanooga Airport

Saturday, January 20, 2018

West Star Aviation has finalized its Service Center agreement with Embraer Executive Jets at its full-service state-of-the-art maintenance facility at the Chattanooga Airport, officials said.

The agreement is for Embraer Base Maintenance on Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450/500 and Legacy 600/650.

The Chattanooga facility will offer interior refurbishment, avionics, avionics installation and repair, inspections, part services, and engine inspections.

“We are thrilled to be able to accept Embraer customers at all three of our full-service facilities at ALN, GJT, and CHA,” said Bob O’Leary, Embraer business development manager, West Star Aviation. “We are dedicated to the continuous growth of our Embraer capabilities and proud to offer complete maintenance on Embraer Phenom and Legacy models.”

West Star’s Chattanooga location is currently expanding its footprint to include a state-of-the-art paint facility and other updates to the existing current facility to be able to accommodate aircraft up to Lineage 1000 and Lineage 1000E. The paint shop expansion is projected to open September 2018 and will offer full-service paint capabilities on Embraer and other aircraft.

Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation 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.


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