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Sun 'n Fun 2014 by the numbers

The Experimental Aircraft Association's Ford Tri-Motor offers an unmatched view of the Sun 'n Fun grounds.

40—Anniversary of this Year’s Sun 'n Fun.

$280,000—Amount Sun 'n Fun officials paid the FAA in air traffic control fees.

$64 million—Estimated economic impact of Sun 'n Fun 2013 on the region around Lakeland, Fla.

$176,000—Cost of the Tecnam Astore, a luxurious, high-end light sport aircraft seen at Sun 'n Fun.

2,200Number of acres on the Sun 'n Fun show grounds in Lakeland, Fla.

6—Number of Eclipse Aerospace Eclipse 550s delivered so far.

20,000—Number of kids Capt. Judy Rice hopes to reach with her around-the-world flight for Think Global Flight.

$50 to $100Rebates given by Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Co. on Garmin area GPS units during Sun 'n Fun.

155 poundsWeight of the powerplant for Czech-based PBS being tested on a Van’s Aircraft RV-10.

$440,000—Cost of German Stemme S-10 motorglider.

20—Number of years Sun 'n Fun Radio has been on the air.

6,000—Number of pilots enrolled in OpenAirplane.

120—Number of students and school leadership from Long Island City, N.Y., and York College, Pa., on a special JetBlue flight to Sun ‘n Fun.

57Cessna Skyhawks Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach, Fla., campus plans to purchase.

$24,000—Money given by AeroShell to fund Able Flight scholarships.

AOPA ePublishing staff
AOPA ePublishing Staff editors are experienced pilots, flight instructors, and aircraft owners who have a passion for bringing you the latest news and AOPA announcements.
Topics: Events, Sun 'n Fun

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