West Star Aviation announces promotion of Zach Brandt to Challenger project manager

West Star, Perryville, MO (PCD) facility
Zach Brandt, Project Manager, Challenger program

West Star has announced the promotion of Zach Brandt to Project Manager of the Challenger program at their Perryville, MO (PCD) facility.

Brandt has over 17 years of aviation experience starting his career with Mid Coast Aviation in the composite shop.

He joined the Marines, working on CH53E helicopters and attended SWIC, receiving his associate degree along with his A&P license.

Brandt is currently finishing his bachelor’s in aviation maintenance management through SIU Carbondale. Zach started as a project administrator with West Star and progressed his career to lead, aircraft maintenance technician/challenger before his current promotion as a Challenger Project Manager.

Kyle French, General Manager (PCD) said: “Zach continues to grow his technical skillset while proving to be a valuable asset to the West Star team and our PCD customers”.