April 10, 2013
By AOPA ePublishing staff
Thousands are flying in and attending the Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In & Expo this year, and they are finding plenty of time for some sun. Lakeland, Fla., has had warm temperatures and sunny skies for the start of the event, and similar conditions are forecast for the rest of the week.
A Lakeland arrival is sent on its way to camping.
A ride-hopping biplane is about to touch down on the grass runway.
Bill Harrelson and the Lancair IV he flew nonstop from Guam to Jacksonville.
Many homebuilts boast bold paint schemes, like this one.
Marshalling an arriving Mooney to aircraft camping.
Part of the AOPA Member Services team working the Sun 'n Fun tent.
Tent visitors view a demo of AOPA flight-planning tools.
Visitors inspect homebuilts at Sun 'n Fun.
Visitors try flying the AOPA Jay in the AOPA tent at Lakeland.
Watching the parade of arrivals into Lakeland.
Sun n Fun,
See a group of general aviation pilots fly in holiday cheer. Pilots joined Santa to bring greens, school supplies and gifts to the residents of Tangier Island, a remote fishing village in Virginia.
Founding pilots of the Civil Air Patrol played a vital role protecting America when wolf packs of German submarines were at the door. They gathered in Washington this week to accept one of the nation’s highest honors.
A Deland, Florida, light sport aircraft manufacturer is planning the first light sport pylon air race April 1 based on the Red Bull model.
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