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.

Become a Premium Member to Read More

This is a premium article and requires an active Key.Aero subscription to view. You can also access it if you’re subscribed to one of our Key Publishing magazines.

I’m an existing member, sign me in!

I don’t have a subscription…

Why not join our community of aviation enthusiasts? Pick one of our introductory offers and access a wealth of world-class aviation content.