Last Thursday I spent a good portion of the afternoon at Lakeland Linder Airport (LAL) in Lakeland, Florida. Many GAN readers have visited Lakeland at some point, I’m sure. This is the site of Sun n’ Fun, the second largest aviation gathering in North America.
For almost 40 years the general aviation community has been flocking to Lakeland in droves, from all points on the globe. We sit in the grass and crane our necks to see what Patty Wagstaff and Sean Tucker might be doing up there this year. We sit in airplanes and think seriously about how we might swing the purchase of our dreams, and sell it to our significant other when we get home.
What we rarely see at Sun ‘n Fun is non-aviation dignitaries. But I saw them last Thursday. Continue Reading »
===> Posted on June 28th, 2011 by Jamie Beckett. No comments. © GAN 2011.
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