East Alton, Illinois

Investment Date:
March 2016

Exit Date:
March 2022

West Star Aviation

Founded in 2002, West Star Aviation is a leading independent provider of maintenance, repairs & operations (MRO) services to the business aviation industry. They service business jets manufactured from every major aircraft OEM. Their comprehensive capabilities at multiple locations and expansive industry expertise enable West Star to fully support business jet owners and operators globally.

West Star ranked as the #1 Preferred MRO consecutively since 2014 in the Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” Survey.

NEP sold West Star to The Sterling Group in March 2022.

Add-on Acquisition Activity

FLITE Components (2018)
MSP Aero (2017)
Autumn Aviation (2017)
Avant Aerospace (2017)
Dallas Aeronautical Services (2017)