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West Star Aviation Promotes Sean McCracken to Avionics Team Lead (GJT)




September 13, 2022 – West Star is pleased to announce the promotion of Sean McCracken to Avionics Team Lead at their Grand Junction, CO (GJT) facility.

Sean started at West Star in 2012 in the paint department, moving into the avionics department approximately four years ago. Sean can also be found working at the Air National Guard as a Weapons Loader on F16s in his spare time.

“Sean has excelled in all his roles, and we are confident he will continue to bring his extensive expertise to our valued customers,” stated Scott Sweeney, General Manager (GJT)

“I am excited for the new challenge and the opportunity West Star has provided me to work with such an experienced team and continue my aviation career while offering excellent service to our customers,” said Sean McCracken, Team Lead, Avionics Install.

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. For more information visit www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.