West Star Aviation Promotes Chuck Conway to Avionics Supervisor (ALN)

November 2, 2021 – West Star is pleased to announce Chuck Conway has been promoted to Avionics Supervisor at their East Alton (ALN) facility.

Chuck has over 13 years of avionics experience, starting his career as a technician with the USMC and moving up the ranks at various companies in the St. Louis area, eventually landing at West Star as avionics maintenance lead last year. Chuck will be supervising Embraer avionics projects at the full-service ALN location.

“Chuck is highly focused on customer satisfaction and brings a vast amount of technical knowledge to the team,” said Rusty Gardner, Avionics Program Manager (ALN).

“I appreciate the opportunity to advance within the West Star family and I’m looking forward to the continued growth of both my internal and customer relationships, while delivering and exceeding expectations,” said Chuck Conway, Avionics Supervision (ALN).

West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for eight consecutive years from 2014-2021 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, 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; and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN. 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 or call 800-922-2421.