Aviation Activities

2021 Judging Awards

SUN ‘n FUN

2021 GRAND CHAMPIONS

Congratulations to all the 2021 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

Grand Champion Antique 1934 Stenson NC14572

1934 Stinson Reliant
Harry G. Balance, Jr., Williamson, GA

Grand Champion

Custom Antique

Grand Champion Custom Antiqe 1941 Piper J-3 N38619

1941 Piper J-3 Cub
Gary L. Winter, Ocala, FL

Reserve Grand Champion

Custom Antique

Reserve Grand Champion Antique 1941 Waco NC32001

1941 WACO UPF-7
Cliff McSpadden & John Damguard
Jefferson, GA

Grand Champion

Classic

Grand Champion Custom Classic 1946 Cessna 120 NC89658

1946 Cessna 120
Bill Scott, Spring Hill, FL

Grand Champion

Contemporary

Grand Champion contemporary 1965 Alon Aercoupe N6557Q

1965 Alon Aircoupe
Jan Lee, Sandpoint, ID

Grand Champion

Homebuilt

Grand Champion Homebuilt Zenith 701 N701RX

2018 CH 701 Zenith
Mark A. Phillips, Symrna TN

Reserve Grand Champion

Homebuilt

Reserve Grand Champion Homebuilt Vans RV-10 N783V

2020 Van's RV-10
Randy Vanstory, New Braunfels, TX

Grand Champion

Seaplane

Grand Champion Seaplane 1980 Cessna 185 N185EJ

1980 Cessna 185 Amphib
Eric J. Taliaferro, Ardmore, OK

Reserve Grand Champion

Seaplane

Reserve Grand Champion Seaplane 1946 SeaBee NX578CB

1946 Seebee RC3 Experimental
Dave Bloyd, Weatherford, TX

Grand Champion

Ultralight

2021 Kolb Award Wintner small

2021 Kolb Firefly
Dewayne Morgan

Grand Champion

Warbirds

Grand Champion War Bird North American P-51 N951HB

North American P-51
Glenn Wegman

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