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EAA at SUN ‘n FUN 2018
March 20, 2018 - If you’re headed to the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo April 10-15 in Lakeland, Florida, be sure to visit EAA just south of the FAA building, at Exhibit LD7 and 13, and check out some of the other events and offers available to EAA members.
The 2018 EAA Sweepstakes airplane, a beautifully restored 1941 Piper J-3 Cub, will be among the aircraft displayed in Lakeland. The restoration team from C&D Aviation will be on hand to talk about their exquisite work. This year’s One Week Wonder will also be represented, as an already-assembled RV-12 will be at SUN ‘n FUN with EAA.
EAA will have forums from Tuesday through Saturday, hosted for the first time at the EAA main exhibit (see the forum list below). Additionally, SUN ‘n FUN attendees are encouraged to stop by and chat with EAA staff on location from Headquarters in Oshkosh.
Members with proof of membership can also refresh at the Member Oasis on the Warbirds ramp on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. until the end of the air show. Ice cream socials will be held at 3 p.m. on those days.
Aviore is scheduled to appear later in the week, and members can get an insurance quote from Falcon Aviation Insurance while attending SUN ‘n FUN. EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2018 shirts will be available for purchase as part of the retail offerings in Lakeland.
EAA members can receive a special discount on SUN ‘n FUN admission by showing their membership card at the gate or using the code EAA543 online.
EAA Forums at Sun ‘n Fun
Tuesday - April 10
8:30 a.m. —Are You and Your Aircraft Insurable? (How to avoid being disappointed), Bob Mackey
10:00 a.m. —The Magic Behind Your Glass Panel, Kirk Kleinholz
11:30 a.m. —All About Flying to the Bahamas, the Caribbean and Cuba, Jim Parker
Wednesday - April 11
8:30 a.m. —Aircraft Insurance Mumbo Jumbo, Bob Mackey
10:00 a.m. —E-AB Condition Inspections, Vic Syracuse
11:30 a.m. —Weather for Dummies, Radek Wyrzykowski
Thursday - April 12
8:30 a.m. —Building Your Own Aircraft 101: You Can Do It!, Charlie Becker
10:00 a.m. - Flying the A-1 Skyraider in Vietnam, Jon Goldenbaum
11:30 a.m. —When the Engine Goes Quiet, John Townsley
Friday - April 13
8:30 a.m. —10 Ways to Improve Your Chapter Today, Charlie Becker & David Leiting
10:00 a.m. —Flight Testing Experimental Aircraft, Ted Sanders
11:30 a.m. —Medical Factors: Let’s Keep You Flying, Dr. Jack Hastings
Saturday- April 14
8:30 a.m. —EAA’s IMC & VMC Club —How it Can Benefit Your Chapter, Radek Wyrzykowski
10:00 a.m. —When the Engine Goes Quiet, John Townsley
11:30 a.m. —Airspace for Dummies, Radek Wyrzykowski