Entries by Diana Ries

INTRODUCING HENDRICKS: The new MASCOT for Sebring’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, a Playful Choice While Paying Homage to Area Aviation History.

MAY 19, 2017, Sebring Florida – Today SAA staff and Executive Director, Mike Willingham and his team proudly present Hendricks, the new MASCOT to represent all that is exciting, educational and fun about Sebring’s U.S. Sport Aviation Expo.

Hendricks who is (clearly) colorful and dynamic embodies many of the same traits as the hundreds of aviators and aviation enthusiasts that attend the iconic event every year!

The name Hendricks is a historical one and pays homage to the B-17 pilot school that once operated near Sebring – Hendricks Field. The flight school operated from 1942 to 1945 and was named in honor of 1st lt. Laird Woodruff Hendricks, Jr.

Save the Date: Jan. 24-27, 2018: 14th Annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo

Don’t miss the 14th annual U.S. sport Aviation Expo at Sebring Regional Airport. The annual Sport Aviation event features sport aircraft and includes conventional aircraft, kit planes, powered parachutes, trikes, gyros, amphibians, drones and innovative designs such as electrically powered aircraft—over 150 aircraft on display. Early Bird Special for Exhibitors This year, reserve your space […]

SAA and City of Sebring hosted the Mayor of Anyang City, Henan Province of the People’s Republic of China

May 3, 2017, Sebring, Florida—Last Thursday Sebring Airport Authority (SAA) and the City of Sebring were hosts to Chinese Delegates from the Aero Sport Association (ASA) in Anyang City, Henan Province in the People’s Republic of China. The purpose of the meeting was to further develop the relationship between the two countries’ aviation industries and […]

Pictaio Aerospace has relocated to Sebring Regional Airport

Pictaio Aerospace has relocated from Dubuque Iowa. Explains CEO, Chris Lord, “Recently we teamed with ELA Aviation (a Spanish Gyroplane manufacturer of 20 years) and decided that the best location for us is at Sebring Airport.” Pictaio Aerospace has been in the Gyroplane business since 2012 offering sales, service, and training. Pictaio Aerospace is the […]

Spencer Aircraft Supply At Sebring Airport

Spencer Aircraft has a brand new location in the Sebring Airport Galleria. They’re selling a wide range of aviation products and parts while also adding additional product lines. Get pilot supplies, aircraft parts, industrial & MIL-spec hardware, fabric covering, advanced cleaners, avionics services, plus aviation related apparel & gifts here. Don’t See what you want? Call 1 […]

Sebring Airport Authority boasts two new Tesla charging stations.

Tesla owners are now able to charge their cars at the airport. The Sebring Airport Authority has teamed up with Tesla Motors to provide an increasingly desirable amenity; Tesla Destination Charging.  Sebring will make charging available for all Tesla customers in need who may not be airport clients. Said Mike Willingham, Executive Director, Sebring Airport Authority, “We are […]

Save the date: Pistons & Props Nov. 30-Dec. 4

ATTENTION PILOTS! Fly in to Sebring Regional Airport and join us for this unique, historic event The HSR Classic 12 Hours of Sebring, Pistons and Props, will follow the same concept of HSR’s Classic 24 Hour at Daytona.   The immediate success of the Classic 24 Hour at Daytona, which has quickly ascended to “must-attend” […]

TEQUILA PATRÓN ESM HONDA PROTOTYPE WINS SECOND STRAIGHT

Coming off of a stirring victory in the season-opening Rolex 24 At Daytona, the No. 2 Tequila Patrón ESM Honda Ligier JS P2 returned to Victory Lane with a second consecutive triumph in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship. Pipo Derani captured the checkered flag in a final sprint in Saturday’s 64th Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of […]