Is it yet another sign things have taken a turn for the worse at
Sun 'n Fun? Representatives with Sonex Aircraft, LLC told Aero-News
Friday the company will not be exhibiting at the 2007 Sun 'n Fun
air show, due to what the Oshkosh, WI-based homebuilt kit
manufacturer termed "a drastic drop-off in Sun 'n Fun attendance in
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collision with a Gol Airlines Boeing 737, deny they
turned off their transponder before the accident that caused loss
of the airliner, and all onboard.
A Skywest regional jet departing last Saturday from
LAX to San Antonio reached 100 kts before aborting
takeoff, to avoid a Gulfstream business jet taxing across the
active runway. The planes missed by less than 100 feet.
An F-14D Tomcat, symbol of Top Gun, and made famous by Tom
Cruise, has finally arrived at Evergreen Museum in McMinnville, OR.
It made its last hop at approximately Mach 0.04 last weekend, from
Saturday night to Sunday morning.
The Eastern Region Helicopter Council (ERHC) had a special
surprise during its annual meeting held the last weekend of
September in Hanover, NJ. To the delight of its members,the ERHC
distributed copies of the newest New York City VFR Helicopter Route
Chart, hot off the presses from the National Aeronautical Charting
"Not attending Sun 'n Fun is an obvious break with tradition in
our industry, however, we feel strongly that the show is losing is
effectiveness for us as an exhibitor."
Source: From a release issued by Sonex Aircraft
LCC Friday, on the company's decision to forego exhibiting at next
year's Lakeland Fly-In due to what the Oshkosh, WI-based homebuilt
kit manufacturer termed "a drastic drop-off in Sun 'n Fun
attendance in 2006."