Eye of Experience #37: The Place of the FBO in the Scheme of Things
Trying to explain an FBO to a non-pilot can be difficult. First, you have to explain the name itself. Then comes trying to explain the aeronautical equivalent of a gas station, driver school, car rental agency, maintenance shop and, perhaps, restaurant all rolled into one. AVweb's Howard Fried starts a two-part series — to be finished next week by Rick Durden — on FBOs: What they are, what they do and how they might think about doing it better.