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FBO FEATURE
A street side rendering of the facility.
TAC AIR
and the first passengers traveled through
the renovated FBO in early August.
Perryman said the rebuild gave them
the opportunity to really go " state-ofthe-art "
with what they incorporated
into the FBO.
" We feature technology from an
entertainment stand point, from a
capability to charge your phone, charge
your computer, have some workstations
for those people that are traveling and
spending time in the terminal, and
actually for our employees and the crew
as well, " Perryman said, highlighting
some of the technologic upgrades.
" Back in the line room, we've got new
technology to run all of our systems and
looks at all of the maps of incoming and
outgoing flights and manage our internal
communications from the line to the
front counter as well. "
Some state-of-the-art features
extended past the mere technological
and into safety. Amarillo is located in
the middle of Tornado Alley and the
extreme weather that can befall the FBO
was factored into the design.
" We designed and built into the
center of the facility an extreme weather
safe room. It's a 12' by 12' reinforced
concrete cinder block room, all four walls,
floor and ceiling are built to withstand
high winds and tornadoes. So if there is
extreme weather, we have the ability to
A street side view of the FBO
showing the current state of
construction.
TAC AIR
move quite a few people into a safe place.
That's one of the key designs going on
around the whole area as new facilities
are being built. We want to take care of
our customers and our crew, and we're
providing a safe room in the center of
the facility, " detailed Jeremy Vandyke,
general manager of TAC Air - AMA.
One of the questions people usually
have when they come into TAC Air
- AMA is the possibility of extreme
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of July-August_2021

Inside the Fence
Industry Update
FBOs Make a Strong Case for Increasing Charter, Flightschool Business, Other Service Offerings
Legal Matters
New Technology Takes Control of Baggage Systems
Innovating Airport Operations
TAC Air Expands and Improves in Amarillo
PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water: A Growing Concern for Airports
Airports by the Thousands
Satellites Have the Power to Transform the Aviation Industry
Product Focus
July-August_2021 - 1
July-August_2021 - 2
July-August_2021 - 3
July-August_2021 - 4
July-August_2021 - Inside the Fence
July-August_2021 - Industry Update
July-August_2021 - 7
July-August_2021 - 8
July-August_2021 - 9
July-August_2021 - FBOs Make a Strong Case for Increasing Charter, Flightschool Business, Other Service Offerings
July-August_2021 - 11
July-August_2021 - Legal Matters
July-August_2021 - 13
July-August_2021 - New Technology Takes Control of Baggage Systems
July-August_2021 - 15
July-August_2021 - 16
July-August_2021 - 17
July-August_2021 - 18
July-August_2021 - 19
July-August_2021 - Innovating Airport Operations
July-August_2021 - 21
July-August_2021 - 22
July-August_2021 - 23
July-August_2021 - 24
July-August_2021 - 25
July-August_2021 - TAC Air Expands and Improves in Amarillo
July-August_2021 - 27
July-August_2021 - 28
July-August_2021 - 29
July-August_2021 - PFAS-Contaminated Drinking Water: A Growing Concern for Airports
July-August_2021 - 31
July-August_2021 - 32
July-August_2021 - Airports by the Thousands
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July-August_2021 - 35
July-August_2021 - Satellites Have the Power to Transform the Aviation Industry
July-August_2021 - 37
July-August_2021 - 38
July-August_2021 - 39
July-August_2021 - Product Focus
July-August_2021 - 41
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