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Perryville joins list of approved West Star hubs
West Star Aviation, which specialises in maintenance for airframes, engines and APUs, avionics, modifications, refurbishment, paint and accessories, has now had all four of its locations approved by the FAA to Class 4.

US business aviation MRO specialist West Star Aviation has had its Perryville, Missouri location at Perryville Regional airport approved by the FAA as a Class 4 repair station. The Perryville facility is one of four full-service West Star locations. With the new approval, all four locations are now FAA-approved as Class 4, which certifies them to service larger sheet metal airframes, as well as most major corporate airframes and models. Additionally, all locations are implementing second shifts to maintain consistent turn times with the increased capabilities.

“We are continually increasing our services and capabilities to meet our customers' needs, as well as adding new customers with our expanded services available,” says Kyle French, general manager.

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