Author Archives: Diana Ries

INTRODUCING HENDRICKS: The new MASCOT for Sebring’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, a Playful Choice While Paying Homage to Area Aviation History.

MAY 18, 2017, Sebring Florida – Today SAA staff and Executive Director, Mike Willingham and his team proudly present Hendricks, the new MASCOT to represent all that is exciting, educational and fun about Sebring’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo.

Hendricks who is (clearly) colorful and dynamic embodies many of the same traits as the hundreds of aviators and aviation enthusiasts that attend the iconic event every year!

The name Hendricks is a historical one and pays homage to the B-17 pilot school that once operated near Sebring – Hendricks Field. The flight school operated from 1942 to 1945 and was named in honor of 1st lt. Laird Woodruff Hendricks, Jr.

SAA and City of Sebring hosted the Mayor of Anyang City, Henan Province of the People’s Republic of China

May 3, 2017, Sebring, Florida—Last Thursday Sebring Airport Authority (SAA) and the City of Sebring were hosts to Chinese Delegates from the Aero Sport Association (ASA) in Anyang City, Henan Province in the People’s Republic of China. The purpose of the meeting was to further develop the relationship between the two countries’ aviation industries and

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Sebring Expo will have a Booth at Sun ‘n Fun in April

SUN ‘n FUN is April 4-9, 2017 Look for the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo and Sebring Airport Authority at Booth 2 and 3 in Paradise City. Get up-to-date info about available exhibitor spaces, reserve your space, talk to the team about speaker and promotional opportunities and more for 2018 Sebring Expo. We can’t wait to see you

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Meet Kevin Coleman, Red Bull Air Racer!

Kevin Coleman: BORN TO FLY. Kevin is the only American to Compete in the Challenger Cup AND the youngest Pilot of the 2017 Season. Says Kevin, “This is what I’ve wanted to do pretty much since I was 3 years old. I get to travel all over the United States in Air Shows and now

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FPNA is exhibiting at Booth #2

FPNA www.fpna.com has been successfully manufacturing sport aircraft on the Sebring Airport for almost 17 years. When the Aviation Industry in general took a downturn in 2009 the FPNA Team decided to diversify into engine development. Today the ORBITAL POWER small, lightweight, multi-fuel capable engines enable FPNA to provide ideal solutions for its Commercial Drone

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A Custom Test Drive Experience on the Sebring Raceway and Drone Racing Through the Sky… Sebring’s January Expo is Pulling Out All The Stops.

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo continues to excite and entice with more first-ever aviation and automotive offerings! Select Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles will be available for a unique test drive experience on the iconic Sebring Raceway Wednesday through Friday: January 25-27. Drivers can register on site during the four-day event and receive a

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