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HARMAN’s AKG enters the aviation market

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

On opening day of SUN ’n FUN, HARMAN’s AKG introduced the AV100 aviation headset, the Austria-based company’s first product designed for pilots. Continue Reading →

First-ever Job Fair slated for SUN ’n FUN Wednesday

Posted on April 1st, 2014 by

SUN ‘n FUN’s Inaugural Job Fair will be held tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. About 200 people have registered for the job fair, which will be held at the Florida Air Museum, according to SUN ’n FUN officials. Continue Reading →

SUN ’n FUN takes off Tuesday

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

The 40th annual SUN ’n FUN fly-in takes off tomorrow, April 1, at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Florida. The Blue Angels are appearing at this year’s show, which also includes a car show for the first time. Check out the fly-in’s... Continue Reading →

Surprise SUN ’n FUN showing by Kitfox

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

When John McBean of Kitfox Aircraft announced earlier this year that the company wouldn’t be able to participate in any of the big airshows, it was a bad news/good news scenario. The bad news: Air show attendees wouldn’t get to... Continue Reading →

Flying Challenge debuts this week

Posted on March 31st, 2014 by

There is something about aviation that brings out the competitor in all of us. Redbird Flight Simulations and a cadre of sponsors, including Flying Magazine, Jeppesen and ForeFlight, have thrown down the virtual Gauntlet of Challenge to those who want... Continue Reading →

The Right Stuff for a post SUN ’n FUN trip, Part 2

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

As noted in yesterday’s post, taking one of the extra-cost “Up Close Tours” of the Kennedy Space Center can make this SUN ‘n FUN side trip worth the cost. For me, seeing the original Cape Canaveral was my ticket back... Continue Reading →

Ultralight safety conference at SUN ’n FUN

Posted on March 27th, 2014 by

The Light Aircraft Manufacturers Association (LAMA) has partnered with the United States Ultralight Association (USUA), a pilot organization, to host a safety conference at SUN ‘n FUN. Continue Reading →

The Right Stuff for a post-SUN ‘n FUN trip

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

SUN ‘n FUN is coming up soon. If you are heading to the show in Lakeland, Florida, what else can you do while you’re in Florida? Of course, there’s always Disney World, but why not see the hub of America’s... Continue Reading →

Wipaire hosts open house for pilots on way to SUN ’n FUN

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

Wipaire is welcoming pilots on their way to SUN ’n FUN to its facility at the Leesburg International Airport (LEE) in Leesburg, Florida, on Sunday, March 30. Wipaire will provide cold water and soft drinks as well as hot dogs and... Continue Reading →

Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii slated for August

Posted on March 26th, 2014 by

HONOLULU — Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor’s Remote-Control Biggest Little Airshow returns Aug. 16 and 17. Continue Reading →