Pictures of the Day: From a Piper Cub to the Ford Tri-Motor

Chad Christopher sent in these four photographs taken at the 2018 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida. “The cloud formation was perfect as this Piper Cub departed from One Nine,” he says of the first photo, but admits that the Ford Tri-Motor is his favorite one of the group. Check them all out below. Would […]

Let the airshow season begin

The 14th running of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo vigorously launched the 2018 season of airshows. The show ran Jan. 24-27, 2018, at Sebring Regional Airport (KSEF). The central Florida airport — directly adjacent to the famous Sebring Raceway — hosts the annual event and lucked out with an opening day of gorgeous weather of […]

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You think you can’t, but you can

“Oh, I could never build an airplane,” they say. And you know who they are. Almost anyone who ever overheard a homebuilder or an owner engaged in a restoration project could easily qualify. They rule out their participation before they even consider what the actual skills and requirements might be. They assume failure, then reinforce […]

Flying Musicians to jam at Sebring Expo

The Flying Musicians Association (FMA), a nonprofit organization for pilots who are musicians, will once again perform at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo from Jan. 24-27, 2018. A passionate group of aviators/musicians will be on hand to inspire, educate, entertain, and encourage others to grow through aviation and music. Attendees can hear free performances by […]

Batcopter to fly at Sebring Expo

Relive the 1960s at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, with a ride on the original N3079G Batcopter from the Batman TV series. In 1996, pilot Eugene Nock bought the famous helicopter, which was used in the 1966 “Batman” movie and several TV shows. “What we have is an icon in the aviation world […]

Zenith workshops returns to Sebring Expo

Zenith Aircraft Company is once again bringing its two-day, hands-on kit aircraft building workshop to the 2018 Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. The Expo, held at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida, is slated for Jan. 24-27. “The two-day hands-on workshop is an excellent way to learn all about building your own kit aircraft, and to […]