Airshows like the 2022 SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo, which ran April 5-10, provide a great opportunity for pilots and aviation enthusiasts to get up close to the aircraft they dream of owning one day. Photographer Jim Roberts sent in this collection of photos, snapped during one day on the SUN ‘n FUN grounds at Lakeland Linder International Airport (KLAL) in Florida.
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This year’s Rock The Ramp, held by Capital Flight at C29 featured airshow star Michael Goulian and more than 2,000 people on their way to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.
“As COVID-19 restrictions began to lift across the country, the beautiful state of South Dakota was the first to openly welcome travelers and we accepted!” says Ladies Love Taildraggers Founder and President Judy Birchler. “We’re excited to come and explore everything South Dakota is famous for: The Badlands, Custer State Park, Mount Rushmore, and historic towns like Deadwood and Spearfish. We’re looking forward to a fun adventure, sometimes flying, sometimes driving across the entire state.”