April 8, 2014
By AOPA ePublishing staff
A spinner shines in the Florida sun.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels taxi in formation.
A U.S. Navy Blue Angel throws some vapor in a turn.
The next generation catches the flying bug.
Taking in the AOPA Sweepstakes Debonair.
Working on a vintage engine.
Vintage aircraft on the flight line.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott visits the AOPA tent.
Little cockpit, big smile.
Rod Machado draws a crowd for a seminar in the AOPA tent.
Patty Wagstaff, an AOPA ambassador, signs one of many autographs.
Visitors at the Daher-Socata display.
Honoring those who served.
Showing off some vintage looks.
A couple of characters outside the AOPA tent.
Judy Rice of ThinkGlobalFlight.org launched on her around-the-world flight with navigator Fred Nauer.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels returned to wow the crowd with exquisite precision flying, and the next generation began to dream. Sun 'n Fun drew thousands to Lakeland, Fla., and aviation legends showed their stuff during airshow performances. Check out some of the sights and scenes you might have missed in this collection of photos by AOPA staff.
Sun n Fun
J. Reid Garrison, an airshow performer and formation pilot who has been part of the story line at the major aviation events, including Sun 'n Fun and EAA AirVenture, across the years, was recently inducted into the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame.
Paragon Flight is living up to its name.
The Breitling Jet Team has announced an itinerary of 18 stops for the team's first U.S. tour in 2015.
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