Shining On


Florida’s extraordinary SUN ’n FUN spectacular brings together a vast variety of aircraft and flying displays. Frank Mormillo takes it all in


Jim Tobul flying his F4U-4 Corsair ‘Korean War Hero’ (top) with Scott Yoak in P-51D Mustang ‘Quicksilver’ – the two aircraft performed solo and formation displays.
Doug Matthews taxiing on arrival at SUN ’n FUN in the Classic Fighters of America T-33 Shooting Star. ALL FRANK MORMILLO
The AeroShell AT-6 Texan team performed a formation ‘burn out’ at the end of their flying display.

There’s nothing quite like the annual SUN ’n FUN International Fly-in & Expo, which as always was held at Florida’s Lakeland Linder International Airport this year. It’s a massive undertaking, involving a team of more than 3,600 volunteers, and raises in excess of US $2m (£1.54m) for education and scholarship funding each year, enabling young people to fulfill their dreams of flight.

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