Published in Midwest Flyer – June/July 2017 issue
CHAMPAIGN, ILL. (KCMI) – Flightstar Corporation has appointed Robert “Bob” Dorsey as the Quality Control Manager. Over the past 35 years in the aviation industry, Dorsey has held such positions as Quality Control Manager, FAA Accountable Manager, Assistant Project Manager, Chief Inspector, and Quality Control Auditor.
Founded in 1978, Flightstar is an aviation service organization located at the University of Illinois-Willard Airport in Champaign, Illinois (KCMI). With over 120,000 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 is 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.