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Lakeland, Florida

Sun 'n Fun Airshow

Lakeland Linder International Airport

April 9 - 13, 2024
Dates & Times:

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

  • RC-45J available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides all morning.

Wednesday, April 10, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

  • RC-45J available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides all morning.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

  • RC-45J available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides all morning.

Friday, April 12, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

  • RC-45J available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides all morning.

Saturday, April 13, 2024

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • B-29 flies at 9:00 a.m., & 10:30 a.m.

  • B-24 flies at 9:30 a.m., & 11:00 a.m.

  • RC-45J available for rides all day.

  • P-51 & T-6 available for rides all morning.

Ramp Access Cost:
Please note that the cost of the ride flight does not give the riders free admission to the event. Event admission and parking are controlled by Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo.
See Sun 'n Fun website for cost of admission and parking. 
  • Attending aircraft subject to change due to weather or maintenance.
Event Location:

Sun 'n Fun Expo Campus
4075 James C. Ray Dr.

Lakeland, FL 33811

Attending Aircraft:
B-29 Superfortress FIFI

The most advanced bomber of World War II, FIFI is the World's Most Famous, Flying, B-29. Book a flight in this iconic bomber that was designed to fly higher and faster than enemy fighters and brought an end to the war.

B-29 Ride Times:

Tuesday:       9:00 a.m.  

                        10:30 a.m.  

Wednesday:  9:00 a.m.  

                         10:30 a.m.  

Thursday:      9:00 a.m.  

                         10:30 a.m.  

Friday:            9:00 a.m.  

                         10:30 a.m.  

Saturday:       9:00 a.m.  SOLD OUT

                         10:30 a.m.  

B-24 Liberator Diamond Lil
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Climb Aboard the Legendary B-24 Bomber. Over 18,000 Liberators were Built and Today Only Two Remain. Book a Flight That will Truly Take You Back in Time.

B-24 Ride Times:

Tuesday:      9:30 a.m.  

                       11:00 a.m.

Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.  

                       11:00 a.m.

Thursday:     9:30 a.m.  

                       11:00 a.m.

Friday:          9:30 a.m.  

                       11:00 a.m.

Saturday:     9:30 a.m.  

                       11:00 a.m. SOLD OUT

The B-24, Diamond Lil, Has 10 Available Seats for Purchase.  You are Not Buying a Particular Seat.   Once Airborne, You May Get Up and Move Around the Aircraft. Each Rider Will Get the Chance to Experience All the Available Compartments. This Includes the Flight Deck Where You Will See the Pilot Positions and Climb All the Way Back to the Tail Gunner Position.

P-51 Mustang Gunfighter

Take a ride in the best fighter of WWII.  Surely a "Bucket List" item the P-51 was the premiere fighter of all theaters. Go-Fast, pull G's, and enjoy the stallion of the US Army Air Corps.  

P-51 Ride Times:

Tuesday - Saturday:

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

 

T-6 Texan 

Fly in the legendary trainer of World War II. Our aviators were taught how to fly in the same type of trainer. This is a true warbird ride that will take you back 50 plus years.

T-6 Ride Times:

Tuesday - Saturday:

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

RC-45J Expediter 
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The C-45 was used during World War II as a multi-engine trainer. It was also used for light cargo transport and general transportation duties, most often as VIP transport.  

RC-45J Ride Times:

On demand throughout the day

Seat prices start at just $150

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