GE Aviation renews Authorized Service Center agreement with West Star Aviation for CF34 engines
LAS VEGAS – October 10, 2017 – GE Aviation is pleased to announce the renewal of its Authorized Service Center agreement for CF34 engine service with West Star Aviation for its East Alton, Illinois and Grand Junction, Colorado locations.
With a legacy dating from the late 1940s, West Star Aviation is well known in the industry for maintenance on Bombardier’s Challenger and GE’s CF34 engine. There aircraft and engine service capabilities have made West Star Aviation and its maintenance teams valued members of GE’s service network for the past 11 years.
“West Star Aviation’s depth of technical expertise and breadth of experience give CF34-powered owners and operators confidence in the quality of service they will receive,” said Brad Mottier, vice president and general manager of GE Aviation’s Business & General Aviation and Integrated Services organization. “Its state-of-the-art facilities and award-winning maintenance staff reflect a growing and vibrant operation we are delighted to be aligned with.”
Since its service entry in 1983 on the Challenger 601 business jet, the CF34 has earned an industry-leading reputation as one of the cleanest, quietest and most fuel-efficient engines in its class. These rugged, airliner-class powerplants set a new standard in corporate aviation for reliability and low maintenance costs.
Across the CF34 family, GE has delivered more than 7,000 engines and continuously invests in product enhancements. Today, CF34 engines are in service with more than 900 business jet operators in more than 69 countries. CF34-3A1 and -3B1 engines have accumulated more than 62 million flight hours and 55 million cycles since entry into service.
About West Star Aviation
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.
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; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO and Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation 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.
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, components and integrated systems for commercial, military, and BGA aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. For more info, visit us at www.ge.com/aviation.
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