February 2007

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Tracy Airport – Continued Mismanagement Loses Airport Its Only FBO

By Jake Armstrong
Record Staff Writer
February 16, 2007 6:00 AM

TRACY – The city suddenly finds itself in the aviation fuel business, and pilots at Tracy Municipal Airport will be looking elsewhere for aircraft maintenance and training after the airport’s fixed-base operator – essentially a service station for planes – recently picked up and left. For 15 years, the Tracy Flight Center has sold aviation fuel, repaired and rented planes, and taught people how to fly from its hangar near the tarmac.

Pre-2008 Archived Articles

Tracy Airport – Continued Mismanagement Loses Airport Its Only FBO

By Jake Armstrong
Record Staff Writer
February 16, 2007 6:00 AM

TRACY – The city suddenly finds itself in the aviation fuel business, and pilots at Tracy Municipal Airport will be looking elsewhere for aircraft maintenance and training after the airport’s fixed-base operator – essentially a service station for planes – recently picked up and left. For 15 years, the Tracy Flight Center has sold aviation fuel, repaired and rented planes, and taught people how to fly from its hangar near the tarmac.