West Star Aviation acquires composite repair specialist


West Star Aviation has acquired Dallas Aeronautical Services (DAS), an FAA/EASA Part 145 Repair Station specializing in composite, structures and assembly repair.

“Our partnership with DAS will help us cultivate our capabilities in composite repair services for our customers and help us continue as a true one-stop shop for maintenance needs,” said Rodger Renaud, president and chief operating officer, West Star Aviation.

DAS was founded in 2004 and is based in Cedar Hill, Texas. Its capabilities include the overhaul, repair and testing of thrust reversers, control surfaces, radomes, engine cowls, engine inlets, pylon and floor panels and all composite components. The company supports Bombardier, Dassault, Gulfstream, Embraer, Piaggio and Textron types, as well as narrow-body Airbus and Boeing aircraft.

“DAS is going to continue to operate under our current brand while supplying composite repair capabilities to West Star customers,” said Don Snodgrass, president, DAS. “We are looking forward to this partnership and growing alongside them.”

May 10, 2017

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