Sun n Fun 2017...

Discussion in 'Sun'n'Fun' started by korben88, Jan 1, 2017.

  1. korben88

    korben88 Line Up and Wait

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    Anyone going from Utah/Idaho/Colorado that has room for an extra butt?
     
  2. FlyingElvii

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    OK Folks...
    90 Days out, and for the first time in years, I have gotten approved for the ENTIRE TIME I asked for!
    Which means that even if I only go to SNF for a couple of days, I can play around Florida for the whole week!

    Who else is going????
     
  3. pkuhns

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    I'm going. Is the NOTAM available yet? I've never flown in before...
     
  4. Velocity173

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    I'm planning on it. Would have liked to have seen the Patrouille de France but I don't think I'll be there on the 4th. Always good to see the Blues perform though. Then again, I'm really looking forward to seeing the displays on the ground vs the air anyway.
     
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  5. SkyDog58

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    I am thinking about going. No real plans yet.

    I was hoping to be in Sebring next week for the Sport Aviation Expo but doesn't look like I will make it.
     
  6. iflyatiger

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    Good news.. I called sun and fun the other day and was told the french team will perform on the 4th ! I am also looking forward to it..

     
  7. Fearless Tower

    Fearless Tower Touchdown! Greaser!

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    I'm thinking about bringing the Twin Beech. My plane has been a regular at SnF, but it wi be my first time.
     
  8. Theboys

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    I'm going to Sebring next week and will be at sun n fun.
     
  9. SkyDog58

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    You do know that Charlotte is more or less on the way from Norfolk to Lakeland, right?

    :smilewinkgrin:
     
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  10. mscard88

    mscard88 Final Approach

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    And Alabama too, if ya just bow out to the west a "little". :D
     
  11. frfly172

    frfly172 Touchdown! Greaser!

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    Doing both Sebring and sun n fun,wouldn't miss either one
     
  12. Dave Theisen

    Dave Theisen Cleared for Takeoff

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    I might be bringing a PC-12 in and working the first few days of the show. I'll find out soon.
     
  13. Lance F

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    I plan to go for at least a couple days. Always looking for excuse to fly my 414 somewhere.
     
  14. Xscaliber

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    I'll be at Sun n Fun as usual, but giving Sebring a miss this year, done the last 3 years but came away last year feeling disappointed
     
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    Went to Sebring today. Seemed like almost nobody there! Guessing less than 1000 people and that might be way over stretching it. Show was nice though. Very foggy until maybe 10.
     
  16. CMongoose

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    Is it easy to get in an out of KLAL during the week, or is it worth flying into a nearby airport and driving in?
     
  17. JustinD

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    Getting in and out is easy, just follow the NOTAM! It's not too bad! I've flown in and out of Sun-N-Fun since 2010, great and fun experience every time. For me, half the fun is the flying right into it part!
     
  18. JustinD

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    It's fairly simple to fly in. Here's a video I made flying my plane in to Sun-N-Fun in 2013, with all ATC audio. Fast forward to 10:50 for the entire Sun-N-Fun lake Parker arrival procedure with the ATC audio. You'll see while busy, it's straight forward and fun. You'll note we don't talk to ATC in lakeland, even to read back the landing clearance. The Notam specifies not to talk back to them

     
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  19. mscard88

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    I've flown in, which isn't difficult, but fun fun fun! Also flew in and stayed at a nearby town maybe 20-30 minutes away. Less crowds, better hotel rates. etc. Just watch out for the small town cops.
     
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  20. midlifeflyer

    midlifeflyer Final Approach

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    Planning on it mid-week. Might even be volunteering at the AOPA Pilot Protection Services booth.