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Giving Day – How You Can Support ACE

Giving Day, also known as Giving Tuesday, is the Tuesday after Thanksgiving designed to give to charities or non-profits to support their cause during the Holiday season. How the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) will be participating in Giving Day is through a unique and fun experience of a live-streamed ...

The Aerospace Center for Excellence welcomes Kaitlin Conway as the new Scholarship Associate

Lakeland, FL: The Aerospace Center for Excellence welcomes Kaitlin Conway as the new Scholarship Associate! Kaitlin’s love of aviation has been present since she was a child, with her family gifting her a trip to an airshow as a birthday gift. After moving to Florida from New Jersey, she visited ...

Lincoln Beachey – Airshow Pioneers & Innovators

Born in San Francisco, California in 1887, Lincoln Beachey had a passion for aviation from a young age. In 1904, Beachey worked with Glenn Curtiss to fly on the Arrow, an airship. The slow-moving airship did not thrill Beachey, as he wanted something with more power and movement.  By 1910 ...

SUN 'n FUN Gifts 12 Flights of Christmas to Children

SUN ’n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, FL. – (November 22, 2012) – The SUN ’n FUN staff and Board of Directors have spoken directly with Santa and for the second year in a row, SUN ’n FUN has been added to the Elf Team from the North Pole! Twelve lucky children ...

US NAVY ‘BLUE ANGELS’ Pre-Season Brief

SUN ‘n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, FL. – (November 19, 2013) – On Monday, November 25, 2013 at 10:10 a.m., U.S. Navy Lt. Commander Michael Cheng, Blue Angel #8, will arrive at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport to conduct a pre-season briefing for the appearance of the United States Navy’s Flight ...

SUN 'n FUN & Norway

Students at the Central Florida Aerospace Academy in Lakeland, FL and students at the Nannestad High School outside of Oslo, Norway will be the guests at the first International SKYPE event hosted by SUN 'n FUN and the Florida Air Museum.  This event, on Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:00 p.m. ...

US Navy Blue Angels To Perform at SUN 'n FUN 2014

SUN ‘n FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, FL. – (October 22, 2013) – The United States Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron, The “Blue Angels” will be the featured air show performers at the 40th Annual SUN ’n FUN International Fly-In & Expo, scheduled for April 1-6, 2014 on its campus at Lakeland Linder ...

SUN 'n FUN Presents Wings 'n Things Youth Aerospace Weekend

SUN 'n FUN is "Building a Brighter Future Through Aviation." Wings 'n Things will be held October 25-27, 2013 on the SUN 'n FUN campus.   Aviation activities will introduce students, teachers, volunteers, parents, scouting organizations, church groups and more to the wonderful world of flight, as well as the ...

SUN 'n FUN Salutes EAA Founder Paul Poberezny

It is with great sadness that we give a last salute to Paul Poberezny, one of aviation's greatest inspirational leaders, when he took his final “Flight West” on August 22. Paul was a driving force as a motivator and supporter in the creation of the SUN’n FUN International Fly-in and ...
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