Expo News


This Speaker is as COMPELLING as it gets.

Captain Rahmani, first female fixed-wing pilot in the Afghan Air Force Slated to be KEY NOTE at U.S. Sport Aviation Expo 2018.

Aspirations and accomplishments run wide and deep in some people. Capt. Niloofar Rahmani is one of those people. As the first female fixed-wing pilot in the Afghan Air Force, she has a life that reads like a movie.


U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is grateful for the Tradewinds Power Corp support.

“Tradewinds Power Corp takes tremendous pride in helping out in special situations where mobile generator power is required. Being part of community efforts and building relationships are important to our Tradewinds Power family. This event at Sebring Regional is a perfect example of a great relationship in the Sebring area.” —Michael Waldron, Sales, Tradewinds Power Corp 


Drug Free Highlands to Sponsor YAZ

Drug Free Highlands joins U.S. Sport Aviation Expo to Sponsor YAZ for 2018. Look for their logo’d drawstring bags in the Show Tent where they will be given to all YAZ student attendees. The primary purpose of The Highlands County Community Coalition for The Reduction of Substance Abuse, d/b/a Drug Free Highlands is to organize, inform, educate and unite community in its efforts to reduce substance abuse.


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


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.