Experience Kissimmee is giving away a SUN ‘n FUN 2016 experience. The winner will enjoy: Round trip airfare for four; 6-day/5-night accommodations in Kissimmee; rental car; four tickets to the 2016 SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In; and a 30-minute flight in a T-6 Texan (courtesy Stallion 51). Entering is easy. Text “SUN” to 82257. The promotion ends April 26.
Gene Sanders submitted this photo from opening day of SUN ‘n FUN, of the Breitling Jet Team poised for its American debut on Tuesday. [Read more…]
IMC Radio’s “Plane Talk,” a live-streaming aviation internet radio talk show sponsored by the IMC Club International, will broadcast live from a remote studio in Lakeland, Florida, during the 2015 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, starting April 21 and continuing through April 25. [Read more…]
The SubSonex Air Show, flown by performer Bob Carlton, will make its worldwide debut at the 2015 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo. [Read more…]
It will come as no shock to regular readers of this column that I am on a mission. My goal, and yes I have absolutely chosen to accept it, is to shepherd as many aviation enthusiasts into the industry as full participants as I possibly can.
If they learn to fly, that’s great. But if they choose to fill other roles in the industry, that’s fine with me, too. Whether they involve themselves professionally or on an occasional basis as a hobby, I consider it a win whenever someone new breaks out of the pedestrain day-to-day grind and takes to the skies in an aircraft.
It’s an awesome job, and thank goodness I get to do it. There is nothing I’d rather be doing. Truly. [Read more…]
The career fair is set for April 22 in the Aerospace Center for Excellence (the former Florida Air Museum) on the SUN ‘n FUN grounds at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL) in Florida.