Founded as a single gas station in 1958, today there are more than 35 Pilot Convenience Stores across East Tennessee. Stop at these gas stations for gas and diesel, as well as hot and cold beverages, including coffee and fountain drinks fast, fresh food options snacks, candy and more. Pilot offers a rewards program and an app to help you save and find the location nearest to you. Pilot Convenience Stores are part of Knoxville-based Pilot Flying J, North America's largest operator of truck stops and travel centers. Pilot is a major employer and respected corporate citizen in East Tennessee, giving millions of dollars to local charities, events, schools and other worthy causes. Pilot is known for convenience and value, a reflection of Pilot Flying Jâ€™s mission of connecting people and places with comfort, care and a smile at every stop.