Calling Forum Presenters!

Published: August 24th, 2016

Individuals or groups interested in presenting forums at the 1st annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase may now submit their requests online at

A limited number of educational forum opportunities are available, so first consideration will be given to those individuals/groups presenting forums that offer WINGS or AMT Credit for attendees.

The deadline for submitting forum applications is September 15. Each Forum will be up to one hour in length, with an additional 15 minutes for Q&A.

Make your application now for first consideration!

A Great Oshkosh for the DeLand Showcase

Published: August 5th, 2016


85% of Exhibit Space Committed!

DeLand Sport Aviation Administrator Jana Filip had a very successful week at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. By the end of her visit, 85% of the 98 exhibit spaces available for the 2016 Showcase had been spoken for, creating a great lineup of exhibitors for the first annual event. Do you have your exhibit space? Exhibitor registration is still open.... read more

Village/Showcase Intro'd at EAA AirVenture 2016

Published: July 29th, 2016

DeLand Sport Aviation Administrator Jana Filip introduced the DeLand Sport Aviation Village and Showcase to the media at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016. Her presentation is posted here for those interested in learning more about the Village and Showcase.... read more

DeLand Showcase Welcomes Passero Associates

Published: July 19th, 2016

DeLand Municipal Airport and the 2016 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase are pleased to welcome Passero Associates as a corporate partner supporting the event.

Passero Associates provides planning, engineering, architectural design, sustainability, surveying, program management and construction administration services in the Southeast, Northeast, and Midwestern United States.

Founded in 1972, and with a staff of more than 90 professionals... read more

DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase Selects Swift Fuels as its Exclusive Unleaded Avgas Partner

Published: July 13th, 2016


Swift Fuels, LLC is partnering with DeLand Municipal Airport and will be the sole supplier of unleaded avgas to power aircraft at the 2016 DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase on November 3-5, 2016.

Swift Fuels’ unleaded 94 MON avgas (UL94) is now available nationwide. It is suitable for lower-octane demand aircraft and engines, which represent up to 65 percent of the U.S. piston fleet. It requires no hardware modifications to the aircraft; that is, it is “drop-in ready.” Chris D’Acosta, CEO of Swift Fuels, said, “We are very excited to support the DeLand Municipal Airport and the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase with our unleaded avgas – because it is uniquely tailored for all lower-octane aircraft. Pilots from California to New York and from Michigan to Florida have expressed their favorable enthusiasm for Swift’s efforts after flying our UL94 fuel... read more

Aviators Hot Line is the Official Media Sponsor for 2016 DeLand Showcase!

Published: June 22nd, 2016


The DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase is delighted to welcome Aviators Hot Line as the Official Media Sponsor for the inaugural 2016 Showcase. In that role, Aviators Hot Line will co-sponsor the Exhibitors and Media Welcome Event, with final details of that event forthcoming soon.

Aviators Hot Line, one of the most trusted sources in the aviation industry for the buying and selling of single- and twin-engine piston aircraft, parts, and services, is published monthly, in print and digital format, and distributed to subscribers, qualifying FBOs, and aircraft owners worldwide. Published by Heartland Communications Group, Inc. of Fort Dodge, Iowa. Aviators Hot Line has been bringing buyers and sellers together for more than 40 years since it was founded in 1966. Today Heartland serves customers worldwide in four industries; Agriculture, Construction, Industrial and Aviation with more than 20 publications and Internet services... read more

Showcase Exhibitor Application Now Available Online

Published: June 21st, 2016

One, two, three, and you’re done … it’s as easy as that to sign up as an exhibitor for the first annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase, set for November 3-5, 2016, at DeLand Municipal Airport.

The Exhibitor Application is available at this link: Complete exhibitor details, including booth pricing and locations, is also available at You’ll also find a listing of all sponsorship and partnership opportunities as well. For more information, e-mail Jana Filip at or call her at (386) 736-5018.

DeLand Municipal Airport is committed to sport aviation and is looking forward to hosting the first annual DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase – where buyers and sellers of everything related to flying for fun can be found. It’s going to be a great show; you won’t want to miss it!

DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase welcomes Viking Aircraft Engines LLC as an Elite Sponsor

Published: June 12th, 2016

DeLand Municipal Airport’s Sport Aviation Showcase is delighted to welcome Viking Aircraft Engines LLC as an Elite Sponsor for its first annual event, set for November 3-5, 2016, at the DeLand Municipal Airport.

Jan Eggenfellner, owner and president of Viking Aircraft Engines based in Edgewater, Florida, just east of DeLand, is happy to have a sport aviation show in “his backyard.” Eggenfellner said, “The DeLand Showcase will be great place for Viking to create a home. The Showcase couldn’t come at a better time or place; it’s close to Viking’s home base and the weather in November is perfect. Come November, Viking Aircraft Engines will have a big showing at the first Showcase.”... read more

Published: May 23rd, 2016

It's Official... It's the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase!

Published: April 27th, 2016

Coming up with a name for a new aviation event isn’t easy, especially one that truly highlights what the event will be and hasn’t been used by others. That was the dilemma facing the staff at DeLand Municipal Airport as they began planning their first annual sport aviation event.

After a couple of months of bouncing various terms around, Airport Manager John Eiff and Sport Aviation Administrator Jana Filip decided to hold a contest during the Sun ’n Fun International Fly-In and Expo. More than 30 entries were received – some very clever and witty like DeLand, DePlanes, DeShow – but in the end, the winning word was “Showcase,” offered by veteran Paradise City Commentator... read more

Welcome to DeLand Municipal Airport’s Sport Aviation Village and Showcase!

Published: April 17th, 2016

It’s an exciting time at DeLand Municipal Airport as we begin construction of our new Sport Aviation Village and planning for our first annual Sport Aviation Showcase!

DeLand Municipal Airport has committed to supporting the recreational sport aviation industry and community, with the new Sport Aviation Village and its upcoming Sport Aviation Showcase highlighting that commitment. To make those goals a reality, DeLand Municipal Airport Manager John Eiff recently welcomed Jana Filip to his staff as the Airport’s Sport Aviation Administrator... read more