Aviation’s season opener, the 43rd annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly- In & Expo slated for April 4-9, 2017, in Lakeland, Florida, will feature the French National Team, Patrouille de France, who will perform in the air show on opening day. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida – SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) are hosting the annual Aerospace Discovery Weekend, a three-day aerospace adventure complete with a flight opportunity, from Oct. 21-23, 2016. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence report that the James C. Ray Scholarship program recently created its 50th teenage private pilot, Matt Atkins.
Matt will graduate from Central Florida Aerospace Academy (CFAA) in June 2017 and plans to continue his quest for a career in aviation. [Read more…]
While he appreciated our coverage following SUN ‘n FUN of the first-ever Red Bull Air Race demo at a fly-in, Jeff Lee of LiveAirShowTV says he’s got something better: The official video that was shown on the Jumbotrons at the airshow. Check it out here to see Kirby Chambliss and Michael Goulian race through the air gates at Lakeland-Linder Regional Airport. [Read more…]
LAKELAND, Florida — The Aerospace Center for Excellence on the campus of SUN ‘n FUN at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport will host “Unmanned and Sunny” on Wednesday, July 13, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The free drone education and awareness event is designed for the public to learn about safe drone operation and the upcoming career opportunities that exist in the drone industry, according to organizers. [Read more…]
In the beginning, Waco 10 owners Dave and Jeanne Allen had a 1930 Waco 10 data plate, some paperwork and a mountain of dreams.
Now, 28 years later, they fly NC662Y, a pristine, vintage flyer that draws a crowd at nearly every airport they land. [Read more…]
By KEN STROHM
It’s spring and for many people that means warmer days and a time of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection and regrowth.
But for me spring means the start of air show season! Whether it’s in a small town, on a military base, or the granddaddy of all air shows, EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, all air shows have one thing in common — airplanes.
Taking photos of those airplanes can be a lot of fun, but it does require some planning to get just the right shot. [Read more…]