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Red Ace at Sun N Fun

SUN ‘n FUN is the 2nd largest fly-in, air show, industry tradeshow, and aviation event in the nation – and it's right here in Lakeland Florida. The size of this event requires hundreds of volunteers, and that's where CAP comes in to help make it the popular and successful show that it is.

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Pre Flight

Civil Air Patrol is prepping its pilots this weekend for the possibility of extended missions in southern states once Hurricane Dorian makes landfall. As Dorian churned into a Category 5 storm, CAP officials focused on making sure its volunteer airmen are up to date on required flight certifications.

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Florida Wing Encampments

Florida Wing Encampments are week long activities that serve to build a foundation for cadets from which to build their Civil Air Patrol experience. These events provide in-depth orientation to Civil Air Patrol and the United States Air Force. First time cadets can expect to be challenged both mentally and physically during a busy and exciting week of hands on leadership development training, aerospace events, and local site activities.

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Color Guard Academy

The NEW Color Guard Academy is designed to NOT ONLY assist squadrons training color guard teams for Florida Wing Color Guard Competition, but also to provide squadrons with the opportunity to present the colors at different activities for fund raising or community involvement purposes. Cadets will be trained by the 2018 FLWG Champions and other past championship teams.

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Get the latest information about the FLWG HURCON Status. Go to the following links for guidance and information on the HURCON page of the website. Remember, DO NOT self deploy to ANY event.


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Up, Up and Away Florida is a 3-day family-oriented Hot Air Balloon Festival in Lakeland, Florida. The event is hosted at the Lakeland Linder International Airport on the SUN N’ FUN Expo Campus, located at 4075 James C. Ray Dr, Lakeland, FL 33811.

The annual event is an educational and community exposition for residents and visitors that includes hot air balloon launches, twilight glows and tethered rides, live music, vendors, food, and a myriad of activities for attendees of all ages.

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FLWG Staff Open Positions

Are you interested in working on FLWG Staff or ADY, please click on this link to check ALL Open Positions.

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