Archive for March 2011

Sun ‘n Fun Weather Press Conference

Sun ‘n Fun President John Burton just held a press conference to report on the weather events of today at the fly-in. He reported that 40 – 50 aircraft were damaged on the field. He said he had no estimate of the dollar value of the damage. There were only minor injuries to people on [...]

Extreme weather at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Please remain seated, and keep your hands inside the ride at all times.

Mark Stulls’ New Custom Airplane Design

UPDATE: Thanks to Roy in comments, here’s a thread where Mark Stull himself talks about this design. Last year at Sun ‘n Fun we were amazed by an ultralight with a particularly unique design. Well its designer, Mark Stull, is back again this year with another eye-popping design. This time it’s got a full circle [...]

Watching the Airshow

Watching the Airshow at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Large and small planes parked at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Blériot Monoplane Reproduction

Sun is out at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Lancair on display at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Jeb says it’s a Lancair 4P.

Sun ‘n Fun 2011

Vendors worked to set up @ SnF despite the rain that dampened everything but the fly-in spirit.

Rainy “Day Zero” at Sun ‘n Fun 2011

It’s shaping up to be a wet week at the fly-in this year. Preparations for the event are ongoing, inbetween rain showers. Here’s some pics Dave took today: