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Best/favorite FBO you've been to

Discussion in 'Corporate/Fractional/Charter Aviation' started by groundguy, Jun 18, 2017.

  1. groundguy

    groundguy New Member

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    Curious as to what the best FBO you've been to was and why you liked it the most.. Worst FBO in your opinion too
     
  2. Dugie8

    Dugie8 Well-Known Member

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    Any FBO that isn't Signature "unsupport"


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  3. bucksmith

    bucksmith Did you lock the doors?

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    Favorite is any FBO that has a beautiful women (or man) hand me an ice cream sandwich when I walk in.
    Worst is Signature in PDK. Slow, can't seem to fill a request and unrepentant after screwing something up. Last time I was in, wasn't met by a ramper, again, so I nosed up to the front door and let them sort it out later.
    So which FBO has the best crew cars? Anybody been to RDU and get the dodge with a hemi? It kills.
     
  4. gotWXdagain

    gotWXdagain Highly Visible Member

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    Signature at RST is pretty nice, as is TAC Air at SLC.

    Any FBO that "lets" me park the plane myself only to have them complain at me that I parked in a bad place. "Ok sailor, brakes are off and prop is tied, you know what to do."
     
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    Dugie8 Well-Known Member

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    What??

    Have you hit your head recently??




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    gotWXdagain Highly Visible Member

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    No but they did let me take the Charger out for a spin once. It beats MOT, BIS, BIL, BJI...
     
  7. Lawman

    Lawman Well-Known Member

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    Klamath Falls OR.

    Real nice facility, and a decent little burger restaurant at the terminal.

    Great refuel stop.
     
  8. Finny

    Finny Well-Known Member

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    I always liked Wisconsin Aviation in MSN. That and the Atlantic in MDW were probably my favorites when flying Charter.
     
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    bimmerphile Open-Air Member

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    Beaver Lake Aviation at ROG
    just because it's funny to watch your airplane get a top off from a truck that says Walmart on the side
    Conoco Philips in BVO, because they just gave us a crew car/Philips fleet vehicle Taurus for the entire 3 week stay for free
     
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    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    I miss the podunk FBOs we'd hit flight instructing in the Texas/Louisiana/Arkansas area. You know, where if it wasn't self-serve with 1200 or the CTAF as the code to get into the building, it was run by some old coot in overalls with more chins than teeth and a mangy dog that couldn't be assed to do more than roll an eye at you in the swampy southern heat.
     
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    CFI A&P Well-Known Member

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    "This is YOUR Signature..."

    Don't affiliate me with that terrible customer service.

    Atlantic has never treated me poorly. Even more so now that these are electronic.

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    Million Air Addison.
     
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    Oxman Well-Known Member

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    I always looked forward to the pretzels at Atlantic FBO at PHL. Many times it was a quick turn and they were my lunch.
     
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    Million Air ALB or Rectrix HYA.
     
  15. bucksmith

    bucksmith Did you lock the doors?

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    That is a great Retrix. We don't spend much time at them, but they seem to making a run at being awesome...
     
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    There is a tiny hut FBO at Ardmore, OK. The hut is air conditioned, there's a comfy couch, clean shower and restroom, fridge with snacks and drinks, microwave and a shelf with a selection of engine oils, computer with internet connection and the fuel is substantially cheaper than the other FBO.
    It is due to the other FBO, I was told, this place has the name that it does
    http://www.kmaaviation.com
     
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  17. bucksmith

    bucksmith Did you lock the doors?

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    Thats awesome. Can't wait to pull up and buy 4500lbs of fuel! Hope I don't have to leave the money in the coffee can though.
     
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  18. BigZ

    BigZ Well-Known Member

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    That's how you pay for oil if you need some
     
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    XJet in APA. I don't know how to explain it other than you must experience it to understand it.
     
  20. gotWXdagain

    gotWXdagain Highly Visible Member

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    On the subject of double-wide trailer FBOs, Tioga, ND spiffed theirs up something fierce during the oil boom and it's a nice place to wait for the crew.
     
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