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West Star Aviation promotes Sean Ertz to Technical Sales Manager

Sean Ertz

West Star Aviation has promoted Sean Ertz to Technical Sales Manager-Textron at their Chattanooga, Tenn. (CHA) facility.

Ertz has over 18 years of aviation experience, previously working at various Part 91 and Part 145 operations as a DOM before joining West Star. His most recent role was as project manager for the Textron Program.

“Sean has shown impressive growth with West Star and the Textron division, making him a prime candidate for the promotion to Technical Sales Manager. His extensive expertise will be a tremendous asset to the team and our valued customers,” said Marty Rhine, vice president of Sales (ALN).

As an industry leading MRO provider, West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for the ninth time from 2014-2021 and 2023 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, Ill., Grand Junction, Colo., Chattanooga, Tenn., and Perryville, Mo., West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, Centennial Airport in Denver, Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, Texas, and Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, Minn.

The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities, as well as AOG/MRT services worldwide. 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.

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