“This GE CF34 service center authorization is another step in the development of our Challenger program and a statement of commitment to our Challenger customers,” said Rick Brainard, general manager of West Star Aviation’s Grand Junction, Colo. facility.
The service center designation allows the company to perform warranty labor and CF34 maintenance up to and including hot-section inspections. GE will also provide factory support as necessary for maintenance and warranty work on GE CF34 engines.
West Star Aviation is a full-service FBO specializing in airframe maintenance, engine repair, interior, paint and avionics upgrades for such business/corporate aircraft as Learjets, Conquests, Citations, Hawkers, Challengers and Falcons. It is an authorized service center for Hawkers and 500- and 650-series Citations. The company also holds an STC for an RVSM solution for the Learjet 31, 35, 35A, 36 and 36A and is currently pursuing an RVSM solution for Conquest IIs.