Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Flightstar Completes Hangar Project and Starts Refurbishment of Another
Champaign, IL (KCMI) – December 07, 2016 – Flightstar Corporation announces the completion of their newest facility, Hangar 10. This 31,000-sq-ft aircraft maintenance hangar will serve as the primary facility of the Flightstar Airline Division.
Hangar 10 features a 135’ wide by 34’ tall Mega Door System, radiant floor heat, and LED lighting. With the completion of this new facility, work now shifts to the refurbishment of the attached Hangar 3. This hangar will be primarily used for the daily maintenance operations of larger corporate aircraft and is scheduled to be operational by early spring of 2017. These two structures combined account for a total of 52,000-sq-ft of floor space, bringing Flightstar’s total hangar square footage to over 112,000.
“The completion of this new facility is an exciting day for the Flightstar team. This additional hangar space allows Flightstar to continue to offer exceptional service today, and well into our future,” stated Bill Giannetti, Flightstar President.
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.