Splash In at Sun 'n Fun

The event of an amphibian kind at Fantasy of Flight.

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Fantasy of Flight's own Kermit Weeks arrives right on time for the Sun 'n Fun Splash In (photo by Jon Whittle)
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The Grumman Duck heads out to do some fly bys for the crowd. (photo by Jon Whittle)
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An early flight shows the 'grounds' of the soon-to-be Splash In event (photo by CS White)
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An Aeronca Champ (photo by Jon Whittle)
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A Lockwood Air Cam on amphibious floats (photo by Jon Whittle)
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A Lockwood Air Cam on amphibious floats (photo by Jon Whittle)
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Sikorsky S-39 (circa 1929-1932) arrives from Sun 'n Fun at Lakeland for the day-long Splash In (photo by Jon Whittle)
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US Airways' "Miracle on the Hudson" First Officer Jeff Skiles - famous for another sort of water landing - keynotes the luncheon. (photo by Jon Whittle)
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Isn't it too early in the day to spray for mosquitoes? (photo by Jon Whittle)
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The crowd grows in anticipation of the event. (photo by Jon Whittle)
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Arrivals line up for the ramp. (photo by Jon Whittle)
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Dry land (photo by Jon Whittle)
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The "dry dock" fills up. (photo by Jon Whittle)
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An FPNA A22 Cape Town LSA heads back out for a flight. (photo by CS White)
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Birds of a feather really do flock together. (photo by CS White)
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The place to be for the paparazzi. (photo by CS White)