Phenomenal SW-51 Debuts at Sun ‘n Fun

Every year at Sun 'n Fun one or two planes generate a buzz that sparks everyone’s interest. This year, that plane is the Scale...

Hartzell’s Presence At Sun ‘n Fun Focuses On Backcountry Flying

Hartzell Propeller’s focus at its Sun ‘n Fun display is backcountry flying, including its carbon fiber Trailblazer and aluminum Voyager props. Hartzell tech experts,...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #3

After arriving on the Sun 'n Fun campus three days before the show even starts, I have had the run of the property, casting...

Newly Minted Titan T-51 Rides an LS-3 Engine from Texas

Chuck Mut, a Titan dealer in Monaville, Texas (a suburb of Houston) recently finished and painted his beautiful Titan T-51 and flew it from...

“Father Of Ultralights” to Hold Forum at SnF

John Moody, widely regarded as the Father of Ultralights, is revered by legions of light plane enthusiasts. As he has been getting along in...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #2

Taking off for Sun 'n Fun is always exciting, even if it is for the 37th time. It would have been 38, but they...

Homebuilt Parking Prepping for Action

The show does not start until Tuesday, but the Sun 'n Fun homebuilt parking crew is ready for action. While other GA aircraft are...

Homebuilt Camping Ready to Serve at Sun ‘n Fun

Of all the great happenings at Sun 'n Fun each year, the experience of flying your homebuilt to the show and camping under the...

Old Pilot’s Camper Journal: Sun ‘n Fun 2022 #1

Nothing will cure the blues of winter better than a week at the Sun 'n Fun aviation extravaganza in Lakeland, Florida each spring. Coming...

A Rowdy Bunch of Aviators

A squadron of sandhill cranes landed at Drane Field today, making them the first mass arrival at Sun 'n Fun. A rowdy bunch, the...

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Broken Control Cable

Here’s a throttle control cable that has separated from the housing. It is very...

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