Press Release

18
May

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.

4
May

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

9
Mar

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

26
Dec

Welcome New Sponsor Wauchula State Bank

Sebring Expo is thrilled to have Wauchula State Bank as a sponsor for the 2017 event. Wauchula State Bank’s dedication of serving individuals, families, and businesses in our local communities has remained strong. They’re proud of this commitment.

14
Dec

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

For the first time ever, Zenith Aircraft Company is bringing its’ famous two-day hands-on kit aircraft building workshop to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. 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

21
Nov

$20,000 prize purse & $10,000 Cash Prize for Drone Race at Sebring’s Expo

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo debuted unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs … aka drones) at last year’s event. “This year we have upped the Ante. AirOps Inc. and CineVista Media have joined up with Sebring, and we’ve added the first known large scale MultiGP sanctioned Drone Race at an aviation event (FAA approval pending),” enthused Expo Director,

10
Nov

$5,000 Grant Awarded For Sebring Sport Aviation Expo

November 10, 2016, Sebring, Florida—U.S. Sport Aviation Expo is the recipient of a $5,000 grant from Highlands County Tourist Development Council. The grant’s focus will be on attracting visitors from key drive markets surrounding Sebring. “We are delighted to be able to support the 13th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring. Year after year,