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The Lakeland Aero Club’s Adventure to EAA AirVenture

Six young pilots and one instructor make the flight to Oshkosh, WI.

By | July 21st, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Scholarship Spotlight: Gregory Holden

Thanks to a SUN ‘n FUN scholarship, Greg was able to earn a private pilot’s certificate in about a year while attending high school. He also received the Top Gun Citation of Merit Award and [...]

By | July 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Posts|0 Comments

ACE Drone Program Garners Media Attention

Area residents enjoyed Unmanned and Sunny at Aerospace Discovery at the Florida Air Museum on Wednesday, July 13, 2016. The free drone education and awareness event featured industry experts presenting information about safe drone operation and the upcoming career opportunities [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Posts|0 Comments

Scholarship Spotlight: Matt Atkins

Christopher Matthew “Matt” Atkins, 17, Senior, Central Florida Aerospace Academy, is SUN ‘n FUN’s 50th teen pilot! SUN ‘n FUN provided Matt with a hybrid scholarship that allowed him to receive glider training and then [...]

By | July 14th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Posts|0 Comments

Scholarship Spotlight: Luke McCurdy

Luke, 22, currently lives in Ketchikan, Alaska and works as a pilot for Taquan Air flying De Havilland Beavers seaplanes. A 2012 graduate of CFAA and one of SUN ‘n FUN’s first scholarship recipients, he [...]

By | July 11th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Posts|0 Comments


SUN ‘n FUN and the Aerospace Center for Excellence are proud to announce that the James C. Ray Scholarship program recently created its 50th teenage Private Pilot, Matt Atkins. Matt will graduate from our Central [...]

By | June 29th, 2016|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Scholarship Spotlight: Abbie Kellett

Auburndale resident Abbie Kellett has been around aviation her whole life with her dad’s career centering on the restoration of World War I aircraft. She had opportunities to fly frequently when she was young, so [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Posts|0 Comments