Best of Sun 'n Fun 2012

With blue skies, air shows and exhibits galore, Sun 'n Fun 2012 was a fly-in to remember.

USAF Thunderbirds

USAF Thunderbirds

Two USAF Thunderbirds fly inverted.
Black Diamond Jet Team

Black Diamond Jet Team

The Black Diamond Jet Team flies in formation.
Patty Wagstaff

Patty Wagstaff

Patty Wagstaff in front of her Extra 300S.
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Sun n Fun 2012

The P-51 The Brat III powers up on the tarmac.
Spitfire

Spitfire

Attendees admire a Spitfire, which wowed the crowds both on the ground and in the air.
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Sun n Fun 2012

Sun 'n Fun visitors check out the newest gadgets at Aircraft Spruce's booth.
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Sun n Fun 2012

Flying's senior editor Stephen Pope flies with the Aeroshell team.
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Sun n Fun 2012

The morning flight preceeded the team's first performance of the week.
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Sun n Fun 2012

Sun 'n Fun visitors walk amidst the show grounds.
AV-8B Harrier Jet

AV-8B Harrier Jet

An AV-8B Harrier II hovers over Lakeland.
Aeronca C3

Aeronca C3

A man ties down his Aeronca C3.
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Sun n Fun 2012

A DC-3 sits on the Sun 'n Fun fly-in grounds as a B-25 flies in the background.
Aeroshell Team

Aeroshell Team

**The Aeroshell Aerobatic team maneuvers over Lakeland.
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Boeing Stearman

Boeing Stearman

A U.S. Army Stearman flies at Sun 'n Fun.
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Sun n Fun 2012

Attendees stop by Garmin's booth in one of Sun 'n Fun's exhibitor hangars.
B-25 Guns

B-25 Guns

A close-up of the guns on the B-25 Barbie.
T-28

T-28

An attendee stands in front of a T-28.
Rocket F1

Rocket F1

A fly-in visitor attends to his Rocket F-1.
RVs in formation

RVs in formation

RVs fly over Lakeland.
Sun n Fun 2012

Sun n Fun 2012

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