West Star Aviation has appointed Pete McKernan as senior vice president of parts and component repair. He will be responsible for overseeing West Star Aviation landing gear and accessory departments along with their affiliates, Avant and DAS.
    He has more than 35 years of aviation experience working at Cessna/Textron holding various roles including Business Leader for ProAdvantage programs, director of Aftermarket Finance and vice president, Parts and Programs.
    West Star’s facilities include a large operation at St. Louis Regional Airport in East Alton.