Chats From The Deck (florida air museum)
Chats From The Deck is a compilation of recordings hosted by Dave Shallbetter, volunteer chairman of Sun 'n Fun Radio 1510 AM, part of the annual Sun 'n Fun Fly-in held in Lakeland, Florida, each April. (For more information on the fly-in please visit their website- sun-n-fun.org) Some are recordings of live interviews from the deck of the radio station. Others are pre-recorded interviews done by volunteer reporters during the fly-in. There may even be some Chats From The Virtual Deck and archived recordings from years gone by... PLEASE NOTE: These recordings are copyrighten by Sun 'n Fun and may not be used for anything other than your listening enjoyment without the express written permission of Sun 'n Fun. Donations to support SnFRadio can be sent to SnFRadio@gmail.com through PayPal or by clicking below:

Dave Shallbetter chats with Joyce Sanborn & John Iskra about Wings & Things, the Florida Air Museum's annual open house & fund raiser.

Click here for more information on Wings & Things: http://sun-n-fun.org/EventArticles/WingsnThings.aspx



Wings 'n Things is hosted annually by the Florida Air Museum at SUN 'n FUN beginning the first Friday in November ( Nov 4, 5, 6 for 2011). It is a 3 day camping weekend showcasing the dynamic world of aviation especially for youth ages 5 to 18. Aviation enthusiasts gather to share their knowledge and interests with youth groups and families throughout Florida and the southeast. Activities support Girl Scout, Boy Scout and Royal Rangers badge requirements and peak the interest of kids who just like airplanes. Local families and groups can join the fun with a Saturday only pass. Aircraft parking is available on the grass in front of the FAA building for those flying in. Pre-registration is required for all participants (download a registration packet.)

Wings 'n Things is held on the SUN 'n FUN campus, families and youth groups enjoy the expansive campground and the breadth of activities offered (dry camping included with admission –full RV Hookups available). Programmed events begin at 8 p.m. Friday evening with a NASA speaker and an astronomy demonstration. Campers activities begin at 900 a.m.. Many youth take advantage of SUN 'n FUN’s First Flight program (weather permitting). Lunch is served at noon with activities continuing from 1p.m. to 4p.m.. Saturday evening, adults and youth enjoy movies in our pavilion or the huge campfire in the campground. The fun continues Sunday with church services, museum tours and map quest challenges.

Wings 'n Things activities include full motion simulators, flight simulators, First Flights, rocket building (and launch), RC aircraft demos, propeller making, wing rib construction, balsa gliders, classes (astronomy, aviation, electricity, first aid, space exploration and weather), basic orienteering course, map quest treasure hunt, museum tours and many other fun aviation activities for all ages.

For more information please email Educate@floridaairmuseum.org.

Dates:

November 4-6, 2011

Ages:

All

Cost:

Weekend $25 per person
Saturday Only $15 Youth - $10 Adults
Children under 5 - Free (no meals)

Registration:

Registration required for all participants. Must meet registration deadline for First Flight eligibility

Days:

Friday-Sunday


Click here to download 2011 Wings 'n Things Registration Packet.

Get directions


If you are a pilot and interested in Flying First Flights with the scouts please download the form below:

Pilot Information Form (First Flights)

Direct download: 20111016-WingsnThingsInterview.mp3
Category:Florida Air Museum -- posted at: 5:14pm EDT

Announcement about Sun 'n Fun Artist in Residence, Sam Lyons. Created 2011 by Dr. David Kolbaba from: http://sun-n-fun.org/NewsArticles/SUN-’N-FUN-NAMES-LYONS-‘ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE’.aspx

For more information On The Florida Air Museum, please visit: http://sun-n-fun.org/Florida-Air-Museum.aspx

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Direct download: 2011-SamLyons-DavidKolbaba.mp3
Category:Florida Air Museum -- posted at: 8:18pm EDT

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