West Star Aviation has been authorized to service and repair Meggitt Securaplane Technologies main ship 9750W lead batteries at its East Alton, Illinois facility, the FBO operator and MRO provider announced yesterday. It noted the 9750 battery is available for most Cessna Citation models. In addition, West Star’s East Alton facility is authorized to perform reblocking of XL245, XL246, Xl249, XL2410 and 2411 series emergency batteries.
“We are happy to continue to grow our capabilities and include this service to…aircraft operators in need of repairs or maintenance to their batteries,” said John Hardy, director of West Star’s East Alton accessory shop.
West Star Aviation repairs and maintains airframes, engines, and APUs as well as provides avionics installations and repairs, major modifications, interior refurbishment, exterior paint, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, and parts. In addition to East Alton, West Star’s primary maintenance facilities are located in Grand Junction, Colorado; Chattanooga, Tennessee; and Perryville, Missouri. It also operates FBOs in East Alton and Grand Junction.