Aviation Activities

2018 Judging Awards

SUN ‘n FUN

2018 GRAND CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to all the 2018 SUN ‘n FUN Aircraft Award Winners. Thank you for bringing your aircraft to SUN ‘n FUN for all our guests to enjoy.

Click here for a full list of award winners.

Grand Champion

Antique

C and D Aviation

1941 Piper J-3 Cub
C and D Aviation, Helena, AL

Grand Champion

Custom Classic

James T. Capps

1949 Piper J-3 Cub Special PA-11
James T. Capps, Greenville, AL

Grand Champion

Contemporary

Kevin Mayer

1958 Beechcraft Bonanza
Kevin Mayer, Lima, OH

Reserve Grand Champion

Contemporary

Mark Wyant

1958 Piper PA-22-160
Mark Wyant, Dallas, TX

Grand Champion

Kit Homebuilt

Tom Savrda

2012 Vans RV-7
Tom Savrda, Vero Beach, FL

Reserve Grand Champion

Kit Homebuilt

Marvin McGraw

2017 Vans RV-14
Marvin McGraw, Greenback, TN

Grand Champion

Plans Homebuilt

Hobby Hill Farms

2017 Pitts S-2X
Hobby Hill Farms, Inc., Weirsdale, FL

Grand Champion

Seaplane

Vincent Sosa

1950 Grumman Mallard G-73T
Vincent Sosa, San Antonio, TX

Reserve Grand Champion

Seaplane

Ramon Torres

1972 Lake LA-4-200
Ramon Torres, Mulberry, FL

Grand Champion

Ultralight

Michael Theeke

2018 Skycycle Trike One Seat
Michael Theeke, Wildwood, FL

Grand Champion

WWII Warbird

Rob Lewis

Douglas A-20 Havoc
Rob Lewis, San Antonio, TX

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