Historic Ford Tri-Motor Flights, Hosted by EAA Chapter 1240, at Sebring’s Expo

Adults and children will be able to recall the energy, passion, and excitement of the roaring ’20s by flying aboard the Ford Tri-Motor this January 24-27 at the Sebring Regional Airport as a part of the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. Known as the first luxury airliner, the Ford Tri-Motor redefined world travel and marked the beginning of commercial flight.

EAA Heartland Chapter 1240 has been chosen to host one of the stops on this year’s EAA Ford Tri-Motor tour. Sebring Expo attendees may purchase rides on the aircraft in advance or on site at the event and really imagine what it was like to fly on the premier airliner of the 1920s and 1930s. Funds received from ticket sales will be used to keep the Tri-Motor tour alive and help local EAA Chapter 1240 continue to provide additional youth aviation activities.


2nd & 3rd Class Medical Exams are being offered again

2nd and 3rd Class Medical Exams Sponsored By HRMC This on-site benefit is again being offered to all pilots attending this year. Through a generous sponsorship with Highlands Regional Medical Center (HRMC), Doctor Roger Arumugam, Senior Airmen Medical Examiner will be performing medical exams in a private tented area, Friday from 2pm – 4:30 pm


Cirrus Aircraft to be on display at U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, January 2018

Former Aircraft Commander for the United States Air Force, Nate Delaney has big plans for the January 24-27 Aviation Expo at Sebring Regional Airport. He’s representing Cirrus Aircraft and offering attendees a chance to see their flagship model, the SR22T, firsthand. Nate, now the Sales Director for Cirrus in South Florida & the Bahamas, will


Zenith Aircraft hands-on kit building workshop returns to Sebring’s Expo

Zenith Aircraft Company is bringing its’ famous two-day hands-on kit aircraft building workshop to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo again in 2018. The rudder workshops have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts who have considered building their own aircraft, but were not sure if they could handle the required skills, workspace and tools. During


Leading Edge Flight Training School at Sebring Airport

Leading Edge Flight Training School is ready and open for business with a Cessna 172 and a Lake Amphibian Seaplane. The school is also offering simulator training on the Redbird FMX, a superior-quality, full motion, Advanced Aviation Training Device. The simulator’s electric motion platform and wrap-around visual offer a realistic training environment approved by the FAA. The state-of-the-art simulator will be available for anyone to try out at the January 24-27 US Sport Aviation Expo.


WAI’s Peggy Chabrian to speak at Expo 2018

Expo is thrilled to have Dr. Peggy Chabrian as a forum speaker for the 2018 event. Dr. Chabrian will be speaking on Friday, January 26th.  Her topics are: “Everything You Wanted to Know About Learning to Flying, But Were Afraid to Ask.” and “Would a Real Lady Fly an Airplane? Women in Aviation, Past, Present, and Future.” A


It’s Official!

Sebring Expo’s Event Exhibitor layout is finally ready for “Prime Time”! We’ve got some surprises we can’t wait to share. Call 863-991-4213 or email melissa@sebring-airport.com if you want to talk about your exhibitor space. Download a PDF of the layout.