MEMBER ALERT: AOPA will be closing at 1:45 p.m. Eastern on Dec. 6 and will reopen at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Dec. 9.
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,
Pilot Safety and Skills
Tickets for the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship series, including two U.S. races, are now on sale.
Your mission: Fly with eight F-15s to the Philippines, rejoin, refuel with air tankers, engage an unknown number of Red Air fighters, refuel again, and then return home to Okinawa. And fly with radio silence up to the first contact with the Red Air fighters.
SocialFlight users can now publish events via Facebook and Twitter.
AOPA thanks our members for their continued support in protecting the freedom to fly.