Life on the Ramp A Line Service Adventure

After over a decade, I returned to a life I had all but forgotten driven by an everlasting love for aviation. Some might call it heroism, but for me it's my job.

This is where I work. A flight school, charter company, and fuel service station all-in-one.

The Camarillo Airshow

Each year hundreds of unique aircraft from all over the world flock to historic Camarillo Airport for an awesome display of maneuvers and breathtaking design. One thing these vehicles have in common is they all run on fuel. That's where I come in.

There are several fuel companies on the field and we all chip in to ensure the planes get fuel when they need it and everyone get's an amazing experience. It takes a LOT of juice to make these things go!

The Islander Trips

Although it may not look like it, this bird flies out regularly to the Channel Islands delivering park rangers to their stations or the occasional day tripper to their camp site. On rare occasion, the line guys get asked to tag along in order to help offload cargo.

A ranger station on San Miguel Island

Sometimes V.I.P. clients fly into the airport on private jets. Somebody has to be there to make sure the plane gets in safely, the passengers have food, and the plane has enough fuel to return home. That someone is me. You never know who's going to be stepping of the air stairs. It could be Gary Sinese, Caitlyn Jenner, or Harrison Ford.

From dawn to dusk, line service personnel like me are always on call to ensure services are available to make your General Aviation travel as convenient as possible. Otherwise, what's the point?

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