The ground floor AeroKnow Museum office, a/k/a WELCOME Room, is moving to a new location on the ground floor, further into the building housing Stellar Aviation, formerly Horizon Aviation. Rob Fisher, long-time owning partner and all the terrific people employed by Horizon remain on the Stellar payroll; excellent news since they’re a terrific aviation professionals. I’ll share more about the new operator next week.
About a week ago Rob reminded me that about six years ago we had agreed that if and when the FBO found a business who wanted to pay rent for the prime-visibility room he was letting AeroKnow Museum use for no charge, he would necessarily engage that business. Before we walked down the hall to see the space, he told me he thought I would like the new location. He was right.
The stroll was down the hall past the rest rooms, the break room and into a large room that looks like this.
In the weeks to come the furnishings in that room will change along with the signage on the heavy glass door entrance. AeroKnow Museum’s new WELCOME Room will be inside the first door on the left in the hall to the rear of the large room. A major PLUS in the new location is that visitors may walk through to the Models Room which will display built models and model kits. There are windows with a view of the adjacent parking lot and the general aviation ramp to the left.
The next few pictures show how the rooms looked October 14 before anything was moved into them.
Though showing evidence of former occupiers the WELCOME and Models Rooms are in too shape. Replacement ceiling tiles will fill gaps created earlier.
Both non-functioning rest rooms will be moderately renovated and will contain book cases with reference materials in easy reach for future consultation.
Lacking at present is a strong signal from the wireless network provider and for that reason, museum operations will continue in the current WELCOME Room. Resources remaining in the current room will be minimal, but AKM WELCOMES visitors who want to see the new rooms and tour the rest of the museum rooms upstairs.
If YOU would like to visit, please email — firstname.lastname@example.org — to let me know what day and what hour of the day you want to stop by and give me at least half a day to respond, so I can confirm I will be here.
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