West Star Aviation appoints Director of Quality Assurance


Gary Schandl

January 14, 2020 – West Star has announced the appointment of Gary A. Schandl as Director of Quality Assurance for all West Star facilities.

Gary has over 45 years of aviation experience with the majority being in quality, while previously holding positions at Midcoast/Jet Aviation. He holds his A&P license, IA (Inspector Authorisations) license and has served 25 years as an FAA Designee DAR (Designated Airworthiness Representative). He also supports the aviation community by serving on several advisory boards.

“Gary’s vast experience and expertise adds to West Star’s ongoing commitment to quality products and services,” stated Rodger Renaud, President and COO.

“I appreciate the opportunity to bring my experience and passion for aviation quality to West Star, and look forward to working with the entire team,” said Gary Schandl, Director of Quality Assurance.