Entries by Diana Ries

SIR and Sebring Airport partner to form Hendricks Field Memorial Park

Hendricks Field, the predecessor to Sebring International Raceway and Sebring Regional Airport, was honored Friday at a special ground-breaking ceremony. The ceremony kicked off a funding campaign to preserve and enhance the original military airbase flagpole and surrounding area, which will be known as Hendricks Field Memorial Park.

Sebring Approved for New Tesla Destination Charging Station

Last week, Sebring Airport Authority received official approval from Tesla Motors to be a Tesla charging station. Said Jonathan Katz, Associate Project Manager, Destination Charging, “Based upon your site’s reviews and location, we would like to offer your property up to 3 complimentary Tesla Connectors.”

Sebring Expo to Announce New Dates and Director for 2017

The U.S. Sport Aviation Expo will begin plans for 2017 with a new Director as Jana Filip has moved on to new opportunities and increased family time. Sebring Regional Airport (SRA) Executive Director Mike Willingham said, “SRA appreciates Jana’s dedication to the event for the past five years.”

Drones come to U.S. Sport Aviation Expo

Scott Clark, owner of Dragonfly Racing Drones, holds out his hand to land a small quadcopter drone after demonstrating it at the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo on Wednesday. The Sebring-based drone store plans to start holding drone races.

Tecnam P2010 Awarded U.S. Type Certificate

Excerpted from AOPA.org The Tecnam P2010, a new high-wing four-seat single produced in Italy, is coming to U.S. shores at last after the FAA awarded the airplane’s Part 23 type certificate. Now, five aircraft waiting at the factory in Italy can be completed and shipped to the United States, and two more will be built for […]

The HSR Classic 12 Hours of Sebring, Pistons and Props

Date: November 30-December 4, 2016 The HSR Classic 12 Hours of Sebring, Pistons and Props, Presented by Alan Jay Automotive Network, Debuts Next December at Sebring International Raceway. This will be a full-weekend event, a dual celebration of Sebring’s racing and aviation history. SEBRING, Florida (December 4, 2015) – The Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) Classic […]