EAA_Airventure_2014

June
19

It seems as if just yesterday we were at EAA Airventure Oshkosh 2014

Founded in Wisconsin in 1953 by Paul Poberezny, who originally started the organization in the basement of his home for builders and restorers of recreational aircraft. Although homebuilding is still a large part of the organization’s activities, it has grown to include almost every aspect of recreational aviation and aeronautics.

In fact we took a poll on our Florida Airpark Google + asking our fellow aviators what their favorite general aviation expo was and we weren’t surprised to have Oshkosh bring in over 50% of the votes.favorite aviation expo

 

If you are going to be at Oshkosh come visit us! We are right across the way from Sun N Fun at Hangar C Booth # 3174.

 

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best residential aviation communities

April
23

For the past few years, many, many forums and seminars and articles were presented to pilots and the like on Airparks and Airpark living. A frequent question is “What makes an Airpark really great?” Well, here goes an attempt to I.D. the 5 star airpark!
What is an airpark anyhow? To my view an airpark life is real estate in an aviators focused special-purpose community. It is a community. A unique place, dedicated to sharing an interest in aviation.
Airpark real estate must come with development features designed to accommodate airplanes, aviator’s homes, and aviation.

This usually consists of runway(s), common areas, taxiways, in addition to the normal residential real estate considerations. Read More

florida airport homes for sale

April
15

What an amazing journey our aviation community has been on! Ridge Landing is the youngest airpark in Florida and we have already sold 20% of the residential airpark real estate!

Airpark Stats:

  • 20% Sold
  • 25% Of the sold lots have already built homes
  • 5 new aviation homes have been approved and are being built

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phi aviation copy

March
31

This article was originally featured on The Scroll, by Dani Barto.

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Eric Higgins, Indiana ETA (Middle)

 

Feet on the Ground and Phis in the Sky

Imagine walking onto the Indianapolis Speedway on a warm June day more than a century ago—not to see cars speeding around a racetrack—but some of the world’s first airplanes flying through the air. Famous Phi James Clifford Turpin, Purdue 1908, made his mark on history as an aviation pioneer as member of the Wright brothers’ exhibition flying team, which performed that day at the speedway. Read More

florida airpark real estate for sale

March
18

March your calendars for Saturday, March 28th 2015 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The 6th Annual 2015 Wings & Wheels Fly In Presented by the Grass Strip Foundation and The Coastal Empire Miata Club Saturday, March 28, 2015 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Berg Park Aerodrome.

9GA2 Unicom 123.0 580 Old Gress Island Road, Midway, Georgia 31320

Contact Steve Berg stevebee@coastalnow.com (912) 884-8666 Open FREE to the Public GSF is a 501c3tax deductible Foundation Fly In Or Cruise In All Makes & Models Welcome Airplanes Show Cars Arts & Crafts Food Free Parking Donations Welcome Posting the Colors @ 11 am

Steven Berg <stevebee@coastalnow.net>
912-884-8666

sun n fun fly in 2015

March
11

Flying into SUN ‘n FUN is always a great time! We go every year and it’s our favorite Fly in Expo, mainly because it’s conveniently close to our Florida Airpark.

The Ridge Landing Airpark booth at the 2015 Sun-N-Fun is A-021.

Flying into Lakeland Linder?

From Ridge Landing (4FL5), to Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (KLAL) we are only 26 Nautical Miles from SUN ‘ n FUN!

Lakeland Airport’s Control Tower will operate 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM. However, the SUN ’n FUN side (south) is closed to aircraft movements after 7:30 PM EDT. The field is also closed during the daily airshow (3:00 PM-6:00 PM). Check Graphic NOTAMS and AIM for air traffic information and procedures. Tune to ATIS frequency 118.025 upon arrival for update.

If you’re driving into Lakeland Linder

I-4 East – Exit 22 South
Continue South on Park Rd. At third light, turn East (left) on Coronet Rd. Follow Coronet, turn East (left) on Medulla Rd. At the light turn South (right) on County Line Rd. and then East (left) on W. Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the Public Parking Area (follow signage or directions by traffic control officers).

I-4 East / West – Exit 25
Proceed South on County Line Road and turn East (left) on West Pipkin Rd. and proceed to the Public Parking Area.

And if you are camping at SUN ‘n Fun you’ll find great info on their site.

Adult $150 $37

Youth (11-17) $60 $15

10 and Under FREE

Purchase your Tickets for SUN ‘n FUN’

International Visitors at SUN ‘n FUN

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