west star aviation approved for winglet installation on citation sovereign

July 25, 2019

West Star Aviation is pleased to offer Winglet Technology’s winglet installation for the Citation Sovereign model at their Grand Junction (GJT) facility, which is one of four West Star full service Textron Aviation Approved Service Center locations. Current certified installation of the Transitional winglet for the Sovereign model can be completed at the Grand Junction facility, where West Star has already installed two sets to date.
“We are dedicated to building on specialized capabilities for the Citation airframe and this addition enhances the wide array of services available for the convenience and satisfaction of our Sovereign customers,” stated Dave Krogman, General Manager, Grand Junction.
“The Sovereign Transitional Winglet design offers an increase in range / payload capability, improved time to climb, and increased speed at altitude improving the overall operational performance and flexibility of the aircraft,” said Robert Kiser, President, Winglet Technologies, LLC.
West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for six consecutive years from 2014-2019 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual PRASE Survey. The survey first included the ‘Most Preferred MRO’ category in 2014 and West Star has won the #1 slot each year since its inception. West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, engines and APUs, avionics installations and repair, major modifications, interior refurbishment, exterior paint, surplus avionics sales, accessory services and parts.
In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its 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.