by Visit Florida, the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association and Lakeland
Linder Regional Airport, the 41st Annual SUN ‘n FUN International
Fly-In & Expo will be held April 21-26, 2015 in Lakeland, Florida. An anticipated crowd of 200,000 people during
the event will include more than 500 credentialed media, 500 exhibitors and
guests from 80 different countries.
International Jet Team, U.S. Military Jet Team and Warbirds will keep attendees
entertained and educated. CEO &
President John R. “Lites” Leenhouts is directing staff and volunteers to design
this event as one that offers exciting ‘finds’ on the grounds and in the air
that have been suggested by the aviation community. Themes used each day will combine Florida Day,
World Aerobatics, Education, International Hospitality, Warbirds, Formations,
Aviation Potpourri, Military, Florida Resident Day and more. “Dinner with Legends” (a fund-raising event
for year-round education programs and scholarships), will feature big names
from the sporting community who are also pilots. Lectures, workshops, continuing education
credits for teachers, international food vendors, youth activities, and rides
on aircraft like the Ford Tri-Motor round out the week for all attendees.
2015, there will be a mid-week twilight illuminated aviation airshow as well as
a Saturday spectacular include fireworks.
The 40th anniversary for Air America will be celebrated in
the Veterans Plaza. Celebrating “A Brighter Future through
Aviation”, there will be an unveiling of a new “Piedmont Education Experience”
as the only fully-functional aircraft classroom on a high school campus in the
world. The Boeing 727 will also have a
Bernie Little Memorial community meeting space.
further information about how to become involved at SUN ‘n FUN as a volunteer,
sponsor, partner, exhibitor, vendor or advertiser, visit www.sun-n-fun.org or call
education experiences are offered year-round for students of all ages on the
SUN ‘n FUN Convention Campus. Proceeds
from any event at SUN ‘n FUN, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, are returned
to STEM-based education programs and activities. Take time to visit Aerospace Discovery at the
Florida Air Museum with your family.
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