Author Archives: Diana Ries

Sebring’s Expo to Announce New Dates and Director for 2017

February 1, 2016, Sebring, FL—The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo will begin plans for 2017 with a new Director as Jana Filip has moved on to new opportunities and increased family time. Sebring Regional Airport (SRA) Executive Director Mike Willingham said, “SRA appreciates Jana’s dedication to the event over the past five years.” This year’s event

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Expo 2016 – Thursday and Beyond

By Mary Jones and Marino Boric “May you live in interesting times.” Jack Hodgson quoted that Chinese saying when he opened this year’s industry panel discussion on Thursday afternoon, and ironically that saying proved to be the “theme” for the rest of Expo 2016. Following a successful opening day on Wednesday (see Wednesday’s report), Thursday

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Threatening Weather Closes Expo for Friday

The U.S.Sport Aviation Expo is closed for the day because of threatening weather. Ticket sales are suspended per the direction of the Sebring Airport Executive Director. A decision will be made at 1 p.m. today regarding activity for tomorrow, Saturday, January 23. EAA Chapter 1240’s banquet will be held as scheduled this evening at the

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EAA Chapter 1240 to Host “Mr. Floatplane” at Friday Banquet

The Sebring EAA Chapter 1240 will again hold a fund-raising banquet during the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, and this year’s featured speaker is J.J. Frey, known throughout the country as “Mr. Floatplane.” Mr. Frey is the author of How to Fly Floats, long considered the bible of floatplane operations. Published in the early 1970s, more

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Check this Website Often …

We encourage you to check this website often for updates in these final days leading up to the 12th annual Expo. New exhibitors continue to be added to the Registered Exhibitors list, and changes also continue to be made to the Forum schedule as presenter’s schedules change. For example, the “Drone Laws and Regulations” forum scheduled

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