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West Star Aviation Congratulates Travis Reed for 40 Under 40 AMT Award



TravisAugust 18, 2022 – West Star is pleased to announce Travis Reed has been recognized for AMT’s 40 Under 40 Award. Travis is currently the Quality Control Inspector at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) location.

Travis has over 13 years of aviation experience previously working for Sindelar and Embraer. Although he enjoyed working on commercial and general aviation aircraft, he found that he preferred corporate aircraft, where he stated industrywide, more attention is given to detail and cleanliness. He enjoys helping both new and seasoned technicians become better A&Ps.

“I am passionate about working with young techs getting into the industry,” he said. “I really enjoy training and coming up with new ideas to improve the flow of maintenance or even something that may help the everyday tasks in the hangar,” said Travis Reed, Quality Control Inspector (CHA).

“This is a wonderful achievement for Travis and we congratulate him on this accomplishment and we are pleased he has chosen West Star to continue his aviation career while looking forward to his growth within the company,” said Jeffrey Sneden, Manage of Quality (CHA).

As an industry leading MRO provider, 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.

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 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, as well as AOG/MRT services nationwide. West Star Aviation is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions.