Looking to buy a fun, new aircraft? Try out the U.S.-made two-place Colt from Texas Aircraft Manufacturing during on-site demo flights provided by the light sport aircraft manufacturer. The SL model comes standard with a full Dynon 10-inch SkyView HDX panel, Mode S transponder, two-axis autopilot, radio, intercom, and engine monitoring system for $167,000.
Twenty-two discounts from aviation retailers, manufacturers, and associations range from free shipping and membership deals, to product discounts valued at hundreds of dollars and chances to win free items.
There’s also plenty of eye candy on display along the flight line near the friendly Tullahoma Airport Authority fixed-base operation and show center. Feast your eyes on Lee Lauderback’s North American P–51 Mustang, Bill Harrelson’s Lancair IV, Jeremy Holt’s Pitts Model 12, Greg Koontz’s American Champion 8KCAB Super Decathlon, the Beechcraft Heritage Museum’s Beech 18, a flying Beechcraft Model 2000 Starship, a Beech Model 17 Staggerwing, an Aero Vodochody L–39 Albatros, a Harmon Rocket, a Sikorsky UH–60 Black Hawk helicopter, and dozens more.
Two exciting short takeoff and landing demonstrations are scheduled, and they will feature a variety of pilots exercising their best truncation techniques. AOPA President Mark Baker with his Piper PA–18 Super Cub seaplane and AOPA Air Safety Institute Executive Director Richard McSpadden with his Ryan Navion B plan to join competitors flying a variety of STOL aircraft including models from American Legend, Aviat, Zenith, and Cessna.
Join the camaraderie that accompanies AOPA Fly-Ins and mark your calendar today to attend the Flightline Cookout, the hands-on paid workshops and free seminars for every level of pilot, the Seller’s Corral, and two Pilot Town Halls where you can share your ideas with Baker and other AOPA leaders.
Coming to the AOPA Fly-In? Check in with fellow pilots in advance through the AOPA Fly-In Hub.