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Valkaria Outside Pump

Post by SouthRiver » Mon Mar 09, 2015 1:49 pm

Just wondering if anyone knew when they plan on fixing the outside pump? It was really convenient to use since it was just around the corner. It has been out of service for several months now. I know they have the small gate that we can use when the main gate is not open, but it’s nice to just pump gas right into the boat.
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Post by coopb6 » Mon Mar 09, 2015 8:28 pm

I heard there not fixing it any time soon which is stupid. I liked the 24 hour access. I bet there loosing a ton of $$ by being lazy and not fixing it

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Re: Valkaria Outside Pump

Post by signcoc43 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:49 am

Actually called the office to see if I could get an access card but you have to have a hanger out there. There waiting on the funding to redo the whole pump system which is a couple months out then it goes to bid. So we probably won't see an outside pump till late this year ot early next.... :violent1:
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Post by gyrocopter582 » Tue Mar 10, 2015 9:31 am

Signoc is exactly right on everything. I'm there everyday at my shop, and Steve, or Adam are in the office during business hours.
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Post by SouthRiver » Thu Mar 12, 2015 7:22 pm

Thanks everyone. Sucks to hear about the pumps being out for so long. As long as the side gate stays open, that's better than nothing. The convenience of having the airport so close is awesome.
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Post by SouthRiver » Wed Jun 29, 2016 4:52 pm

Figured I would ask about this again, does anyone have any info on this? The outside pump has been down for about a year now. Last I heard they were going to move the inside pump to the outside and install a new one for the planes.
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Post by pontoon outlaw » Wed Jun 29, 2016 7:53 pm

:scratch: just got gas from there last week, doesn't look like their going to fix it any time in this generation :slap: I worked on 524 last week and had to haul butt to get there before 5 when they close the small gate, really sucks but, hell it's still the best price around, since they stopped selling it at the Bauer place at the Melbourne Airport, I get It for 8 dollars cheaper than what they were selling it when I get 4 gallons :)

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Post by SouthRiver » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:24 am

Damn that really sucks. It was nice while it lasted I guess. Thanks for the feedback.
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Re: Valkaria Outside Pump

Post by ReelCracker » Thu Jun 30, 2016 4:37 pm

F.I.T. aviation @ Melbourne airport is open 7 days a week 9-5pm.

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Re: Valkaria Outside Pump

Post by Bonefish » Thu Jun 30, 2016 10:12 pm

pontoon outlaw wrote::scratch: just got gas from there last week, doesn't look like their going to fix it any time in this generation :slap: I worked on 524 last week and had to haul butt to get there before 5 when they close the small gate, really sucks but, hell it's still the best price around, since they stopped selling it at the Bauer place at the Melbourne Airport, I get It for 8 dollars cheaper than what they were selling it when I get 4 gallons :)
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