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Buchanan takes helm at Aero Center Tallahassee
Robert Buchanan's journey through the aviation industry, combined with his dedication and innovative approach, makes him the ideal leader for the Tallahassee centre.
General manager of Aero Center Tallahassee Robert Buchanan.

Robert Buchanan is appointed general manager of Aero Center Tallahassee, effective immediately. With a robust background in general aviation and a proven track record of operational excellence, he is poised to drive up customer service and safety.

Geoff Heck, president and COO of Aero Centers, says: "Robert brings a unique blend of leadership, operational insight and customer service excellence to Aero Center Tallahassee. His impressive journey through the aviation industry, combined with his dedication and innovative approach, makes him the ideal leader for our Tallahassee centre. We are confident that under Robert's guidance, Aero Center Tallahassee will soar to new heights."

Buchanan started his career as a customer service representative. His journey through the ranks, from managing customer service to overseeing operations, has been marked by significant achievements such as the enhancement of government and hot fuel operations.

"I am deeply honoured to join Aero Center Tallahassee as general manager," he says. "This role presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the centre's growth and to continue providing exceptional service to the aviation community. I look forward to working with the talented team at Aero and building upon the strong foundation that exists here."

Buchanan's leadership experience is further enriched by his hands-on involvement in diverse operational roles, including a crucial transition to the line during the COVID pandemic, that provided him with a comprehensive understanding of Aero Center's operations. His proactive efforts in leadership positions such as customer service manager and operations manager, have significantly contributed to operational improvements and expanded service offerings.

Aero Center Tallahassee at Tallahassee International airport in Florida features a more than seven acre transport category-capable apron. Real estate also includes 64 T-hangars with a dedicated T-hangar pilot lounge and four large box-hangars ranging from 5,000 to 15,000sq ft. Next year, it will open a new more than 15,000sq ft FBO complete with a sports charter/ VIP terminal and 24,000sq ft hangar.

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