Sun 'n Fun: Danger And Gate Fraud
Air shows and fly-ins seemed to make a bit of headway in
2003, bouncing back after the shock of 9/11. But ANN continues to
watch and worry when it comes to one specific fly-in: Sun 'n Fun at
This year, ANN reported on two issues regarding the event: safety
and gate attendance.
Perhaps it's the last "undiscovered country." Perhaps it's more
in vogue with adventurers now than ever. Perhaps it's just because
it's there. For some reason, a lot of people decided to go south
this winter -- all the way to the South Pole. Without exception,
they all ran into trouble.
Journeys to the South Pole aren't new. But in helicopters and
single-engine piston aircraft they are.