Fly-In Volunteer Information


Fly-In Volunteer

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Our Volunteers

Our Fly-In Volunteers are the life blood of the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In and Expo… and our year-round programs.  We appreciate what you do to make our efforts to Build a Brighter Future through Aviation a huge success!

Since 2012 ACE has supported the development of more teenage pilots, engineers, mechanics, and aerospace professionals than any other institution in the world.  With the support of SUN ‘n FUN and your volunteer efforts these young men and women not only benefit the aerospace community but ultimately will become the next generations leaders.  Thank you!

Are you a new volunteer and looking
for a volunteer home at SUN ‘n FUN?

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Redbird Flight Simulator

Fly-In Volunteer T-Shirts

Volunteer T-Shirt for SUN ‘n FUN 2021 will soon be available! SUN ‘n FUN will issue each volunteer a complimentary Volunteer Staff t-shirt who has confirmed their work schedule and t-shirt size in time for a credential to be ordered by Wednesday, with their chairman.

Complimentary t-shirts will be provided to your chairman. Chairmen will be notified when t-shirts are ready for pickup and the location.  Complimentary t-shirts are NOT available for individual pick-up or by mail.

Additional volunteer t-shirts are available for purchase at a discounted price.  You will be required to supply your volunteer area number, chairman name or operational name in order to purchase. Purchases MUST be made by TBD. Purchased volunteer t-shirts will be available for pick-up at the PilotMall after delivery. You will be notified when available.

Acrobatic Plane

Chairmen & Volunteer Definitions

A chairman is a person who has accepted the overall responsibility for operations of a Fly-In area. This person is responsible for volunteer credential & equipment requests for their area. This person reports to the Convention Chairman.

A co-chairman is a person who accepted the role of backup to a chairman of a Fly-In area. With the approval of the Convention Chairman, this person will become acting chairman in the event that the Chairman cannot fulfill his/her role prior or during the fly-in.

A div-chairman is a person who accepted a chairmanship of an operation within a Fly-In area (i.e. office, parking, volunteers, hosting, etc.). This person reports to the chairman of their area and is not required to submit paperwork.

A div-co-chairman is a person who has accepted a co-chairmanship of an operation within a Fly-In area (i.e. office, parking, volunteers, hosting, etc.). This person reports to their Div-Chairman.

Weekly Volunteer
A person who commits to work 4 days or more during the week of the convention. (Eligible for Complimentary camping after the first year)

Daily Volunteer
A person who works 3 days or less during the week of the convention. (Not eligible for Complimentary camping)

New Volunteer
A person who is a SUN ‘n FUN volunteer for the first time, not just new to your Fly-In area.   (Not eligible for Complimentary camping)

Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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