Monday, April 11, 2016
Flightstar grows capabilities with expanded interior fabrication shop.
Champaign, IL (KCMI) – April 11th, 2016 – Flightstar Corporation opened its doors on an expanded 4,300 square foot interior fabrication shop. This shop, attached to its main Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) hangar, was constructed exclusively to handle the current and future needs for interior fabrication. The new interior shop includes an array of new specializing tooling, a sanding bay, and a 380-sq-ft paint booth. This new paint booth offers the ability of interior and exterior finishing work and the flexibility of working on multiple components simultaneously up to 20 feet in length
“Our fabrication shop addition allows for Flightstar to preform all of our work in house, guaranteeing the highest quality of craftsmanship all while allowing us to shorten our completion timelines” stated Technical Sales Director, Rodd Caldwell. “This addition adds a new level of service for our existing and future customers, enabling additional projects to be completed during their regular maintenance cycles.”
About Flightstar Corporation
Founded in 1978, Flightstar is an aviation service organization located at the University of Illinois-Willard Airport in Champaign, Illinois (KCMI). With over 112,000 square feet of hangar space, the company offers a wide range of services including a full-service fixed base operation (FBO), airline and general aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul operations (MRO),avionics sales with installation and repair, and world-wide executive jet charter with full aircraft management services. Flightstar proudly serves as a Bombardier Authorized Service Facility (ASF) for the Learjet 40, 45, 70, and 75 series of aircraft. Additionally, Flightstar operates as a Honeywell Authorized Service Center for the TFE731 series, HTF7000 and Honeywell APU.
With over 140 team members, Flightstar prides itself on providing world-class aviation services delivered with a Midwestern work ethic and highly personalized customer service. To learn more about us, visit www.FLIGHTSTAR.com or call (800)-747-4777.