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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