Author Archives: Diana Ries

Inn On The Lakes Returns as Official Sponsor Hotel

The Inn On The Lakes will return as the official Sponsor hotel for the 2017 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, set for January 25-28. Expo Executive Assistant, Beverly Glarner, confirmed that the hotel, conveniently located on Highway 27 and just minutes from historic downtown Sebring, will again offer special rates for Expo guests and exhibitors.

Volunteers Are Exceptional People.

We want you back! We Promise You a Good Time. (And Free Stuff!) EVERY VOLUNTEER GETS: A Fabulous Expo T-Shirt An Expo Thermos Cup: The super nice kind Every volunteer is automatically entered to win: A SPA Day at The Studio (2 winners) Please call 863-655-6444 x120 or email to let us know you’re “in” for

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Keynote Speaker Announced for Expo 2017

Aviation safety speaker and AOPA columnist, Rod Machado will be one of Expo’s Keynote Speakers for 2017. As the author of numerous flight-training textbooks, including Rod Machado’s Sport Pilot Handbook, he knows a thing or two about learning to fly. Rod will also be presenting two programs on Thursday, January 26, and two programs on Friday, January 27.

World Fuel Services Sponsorship for 2017

“World Fuel Services is excited to be a sponsor for the 13th annual Expo event,”  stated Wesley Earl, Aviation Sales Manager, World Fuel Services. About World Fuels World Fuel is a global leader in fuel logistics, specializing in the marketing, sale and distribution of marine, aviation and land fuel products and related services. Learn More

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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