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 Mike Dwyer (no association with the great Sun 'n Fun folks)

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Florida Flying Events ! ! !  Check here first then get in the air ! ! !

 This update 04/30/04
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 Gathered by FLORIDA FLY  JERRY ROOKS
  Mike Dwyer 
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AIRPORT WATCH    866/GA-SECURE    (866/427-3287)
 
BUSINESSES BASED AT OR NEAR LAKELAND LINDER AIRPORT ( LAL )

( These Haven't Been Up-Dated In Years )  Please help me get them right.

 
AEROMECH, INC.                                            MAC MAGEE
3454 Airfield Drive West                                 863-619-8133
Lakeland, FL  33811-1240                       Fax: 863-648-5688
Pilot Shop, Showroom & Parts             AEROMECH@gte.net
www.aeromech-inc.com                                888-618-8133
Aircraft Maintenance  Complete Repair Station
Central Florida's best, most competitive full service piston and turbine service center.  Doing it right the first time.
 
BILL’S on DRANE FIELD DELI                        Bill Williams
3043 Drane Field Road                                  863-619-7466
Lakeland, FL  33811-1332                      Fax: 863-619-7887
In the Ruthven Business Park                 Catering Available
Eat In / Take Out Mon. - Fri. 10 am - 3 pm
 
JACK BROWN'S SEA PLANE BASE               At Winter Haven's Gilbert Field (GIF)
2704 Hwy. 92 West                                        Jon Brown
Winter Haven, FL  33880                               863-956-2243
seaplane@gate.net                             eves. 863-967-5891
http://www.gate.net/~seaplane/           Fax: 863-956-3242
 
CAR RENTAL
 
ENTERPRISE Rent-a-car                         ( LAL ) Main Terminal Lobby
3400 Don Emerson Drive                                    Ph:  863-647-9066
www.enterprise.com                                        Fax: 863-647-3424
Jenna Howes, Branch Rental Manager  863-647-0866  Fax: 863-647-0913  

HERTZ LOCAL EDITION                  Luis DeJesus, Branch Manager
111 W. Memorial Blvd.                        Ph:   863-683-2003
Lakeland, FL  33805                             Fax: 863-683-1444
www.hertz.com                                       Cell: 813-598-5313 
      Local Edition 

 
CYPRESS AVIATION, INC.                        Robert Wagner, Sr.  CEO
3200 Flight Line Drive                                   863-644-0428  
Lakeland, Florida 33811                        Fax: 863-646-8728
info@cypressaviation.com       http://www.cypressaviation.com/
Aircraft maintenance  - Aircraft modifications
 
DUNCAN INTERIORS                        Custom Aircraft Upholstery
3434 Airfield Dr. E. Suite #2             Mike Duncan
Lakeland, FL  33811                        863-647-1535
www.duncaninteriors.com      info@duncaninteriors.com
 
LAKELAND EAA 454                             Jean Mabry, President
( The Sun 'n Fun Chapter )                           863-665-1334         
454 Chapter E-Mail                                   espejay@aol.com
Meets the 1st Thursday of the month in the Hospitality Room, second floor, across from the Florida Air Museum at Sun-n-Fun. Meeting starts at 7:00 pm, coffee and donuts / socializing at 6:15 pm.
 
EUROPA MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL, INC.
3925 Aero Place                                    863-647-5355
Lakeland, FL  33811-1244              Fax: 863-646-2877
http://www.europa-aircraft.com    europa@gate.net
 Contact: John Hurst


FAA SAFETY CENTER & PRODUCTION STUDIOS ( Orlando )
FAA, Orlando Flight Standards District Office
5950 Hazeltine National Drive
Citadel International, Suite 500
Orlando, FL 32822-5023
Phone: [407] 812-7700
http://www2.faa.gov/fsdo/orl/productn/productn.cfm

 
FAA SAFETY CENTER and PRODUCTION STUDIO   ( On Site )
Sun 'n Fun Complex - Drive in by way of Medulla Road
4425 Sun 'n Fun Drive                          863-647-3434
Lakeland, FL  33811                     Fax: 863-647-3058
Obie Young  E-Mail  Obie1@cfl.rr.com   Cell:  407-341-3072

 

FERRER AVIATION                           Danny Ferrer
3131 Flightline Drive, Suite 202        863-581-6393
Lakeland, FL  33811                         Danny@ferreraviation.com
Dealer for SkyBoy / Interplane         http://www.ferreraviation.com 
ACA Building, Second Floor, instead of turning right to Flightline Bistro, turn left! 
 
FIRE DEPARTMENT Low Priority Response
730 East Main Street                      863-834-6966
Lakeland FL  33801             Inspections and Permits, Routine
Administrative Offices                   863-834-8201
863-834-8200   Fire Safety Management  E-Mail  FSM@lakelandgov.net 
 

FLIGHT LINE BISTRO                      Chef Patrick René
3131 Flightline Drive, Suite 201           The Academy Building, Lakeland Airside
Lakeland, FL  33811                             863-644-6104                    (Second Floor)
Breakfast only on Saturday                 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Lunch 11:00 am - 3:30 pm                   Open for Dinner  4:30 pm
Closed Sundays  

 
FLIGHTSAFETY INTERNATIONAL
Lakeland Learning Center                         863-646-5037
2949 Airside Center Drive                           800-726-5037
Lakeland, FL  33811                           Fax: 863-644-6211    www.flightsafety.com
 
FLORIDA AERO SERVICES     One Stop for All Your Aircraft Needs
3005 Airside Center Drive                               863-644-6275 
Lakeland, FL 33811                                Fax: 863-648-0979
http://www.floridaaero.com/      info@floridaaero.com
 
FLORIDA AIRCRAFT TIRE SERVICE at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
3604 E. Century Blvd.                                    863-647-1481
Lakeland, FL  33811-1378                              800-252-3287
Aircraft Maintenance, Aircraft Parts       Fax: 863-647-0057
 
THE FLORIDA AIR MUSEUM at SUN ‘n FUN
Greg Harbaugh, Director                  gharbaugh@sun-n-fun.org
P.O.BOX 7670                                      863-644-0741
Lakeland, FL  33807-7670            Fax: 863-648-9264
http://www.airmuseum.org/         Great Library 
Mon - Fri 9 to 5  Sat 10 to 4  Sun Noon to 4  4175 Medulla Road
 

FOUR POINTS SHERATON LAKELAND - HOTEL & SUITES
4141 South Florida Ave.                   863-647-3000
Lakeland, FL  33813-1626               Fax: 863
www.fourpointslakeland.com           Fourpoints@lakeland.net

 

GIFTS OF FLIGHT at Sun ‘n Fun
P.O. Box 7670                              4175 Medulla Road
Lakeland, FL  33807-7670                   863-644-2431
www.sun-n-fun.org                     Fax: 863-644-9737
Open Year ‘round, Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM
 
GINN DIVERSIFIED SERVICES (GDS)
At Lakeland Linder Regional Airport          Steven B. Ginn
Cell: 863-944-1559                                       Licensed A&P/IA
Dynamic Balancing and Vibration Analysis
Rotor Systems / Propellers
 
GLOBE AERO                                 Phil Waldman, Director
3240 Airfield Dr. E.                      Aircraft Delivery Specialists
Lakeland, FL  33811                               863-644-2451
globearoltd@email.msn.com         Fax: 863-647-3086
 
GULF COAST AVIONICS CORPORATION
3650 Drane Field Rd.                      Order Line: 1-800-474-9714
Lakeland, FL  33811                          Sales Info:  863-709-9714 ext. 113
www.GCA.aero                                    Fax:  863-709-1414
Quality Service.     iinfo@GCA.aero
Comprehensive Inventory. Guaranteed Lowest Prices.
FAA Approved Repair Station No. UB4R564M
 
HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS                           I - 4 Exit 22
Charles Harris                                       CAH Properties
2102 N. Park Road                                  813-719-3800
Plant City, FL 33566                                 800-Holiday
54 Guest Rooms 16 Spacious Suites Outdoor Pool
 
 
HOLIDAY INN LAKELAND-SOUTH                  863-646-5731
3405 S. Florida Avenue                         Fax: 863-646-5215
Lakeland, FL 33803                       Toll Free: 800-HOLIDAY      
http://www.holidayinnlakeland.com/
Hotel Info: info.lakeland@hidevelopment.com
Jacqualyn Smart  Director of Sales    saleslalso@aol.com 
 
HOOTERS of Lakeland II
3400 US Hwy. 98 N.                             863-859-7772
 
HOOTERS of Lakeland 
3437 Florida Ave. S.                           863-644-8461 
 
LAKELAND AIRPORT TOWER 124.5 MHz
Supervisor Tony Saavedra
3900 Don Emerson Drive Ste. 210      863-648-3305
Lakeland, FL  33811                  Fax: 863-701-1022
Ground Control 121.4 ATIS = 118.025
 
LAKELAND LINDER AIRPORT                   863-648-3299
3900 Don Emerson Drive Ste. 210     Fax: 863-648-3274
Lakeland, FL  33811                        http://www.lakelandairport.com
Director, Charles Gunter                     charles@lakelandairport.com
Assistant Director, Lloyd Tillmann          lloyd@lakelandairport.com
 

LAKELAND AIR SERVICE, INC.                  Daryl Hicks
3600 Drane Field Road                               863-647-3911
Lakeland, FL  33811                   Toll Free: 866-423-2359
www.lakelandairservice.net              Fax: 863-701-9324
Learn to fly today at Lakeland Air Service!   ldupree@lakelandairservice.net
Serving The U.S., Bahamas, Canada, & Caribbean

 
LAKELAND AIR TRANSPORT, INC.
Serving The U.S., Bahamas, Canada & Caribbean
Laddie Diaz                                         863-607-9730
Vice President of Operations       Fax: 863-701-9324
3600 Drane Field Road        Toll Free: 888-607-9730
Lakeland, FL  33811                    Cell: 863-860-7038
www.lakelandairservice.net      ldiaz@lakelandairservice.net
 
LANCE AVIATION, INC.                    Creg L. Vorce - IA
3900 Aero Place                                 863-646-1242
Lakeland, FL  33811                   Fax: 863-644-0785
Sales, Service, Parts Repair Station US4R568M
Helicopter Rides Aircraft Repair & Maintenance
 
MAC AVIONICS, INC.                     FAA CRS#UM4R575M
3600 Drane Field Road                         863-646-8790
Lakeland, FL  33811                      Fax: (same)
Avionics Manager                          Jeff A. McDonald
Avionics Technician                       Don Ruhl
www.macavionics.com              info@macavionics.com
 
McGHEE AVIATION CENTER                 863-647-2740
P.O. Box 7074                                      800-671-8006
Lakeland, FL  33807-7074             Fax: 863-647-3629
(Private Pilot Instruction)      mcghee@ithink.net
Call ahead for Location Instructions
 
NATIONAL FLIGHT SERVICES, INC.
3480 Airfield Drive West                          863-648-1648
Lakeland, FL  33811                        Fax: 863-644-0757
www.nationalflight.com                 Cell: 863-581-1704
ashleydrinnon@nationalflight.com   Ashley Drinnon
                                                         Service / Operations Manager
 
NAFCO                      National Aircraft Finance Company
P.O. Drawer 7050                     863-644-8463
Lakeland, FL  33807         Fax: 863-646-1671
( 3907 Aero Place )           nafco@airloans.com
Chuck Dimeler, Vice President Aircraft Financing
 
NO TORO AIRCRAFT                         George A. Durham, Jr.
Lakeland Linder Airport ( LAL )        Complete Service
3240 Airfield Drive East                           863-644-7092
Lakeland, FL  33811                        Fax: 863-644-7092
 NoToroAir@juno.com
 
P & J HELICOPTER SERVICE               Phillips & Jordan, Inc.
3434 Airfield Dr. W., #5                        Florida Operations
Lakeland, FL  33811                            George Kahrs, Director of Operations
Beeper:  683-217-1662                          863-647-5799
Mobile: 813-991-8226                    Fax: 863-647-3200

PIEDMONT / HAWTHORNE Lakeland, Inc.
Bill Brenk, General Manager            863-644-0433
3900 Don Emerson Drive           Fax: 863-644-4814
Lakeland, FL  33811-1240     Mobile: 863-255-5226
www.flypiedmont.com/lal/   Bill.Brenk@phhi.net
lal@flypiedmont.com
  

PIZZA ORDER DELIVERED ! !

 
Hungry Howies Pizza & Subs 
1101 S. Florida Avenue                       863-682-2124
 
SOUTH LAKELAND AIRPORT, INC. ( X-49 )
SOUTH LAKELAND SPORT AVIATION, INC.
Radio Freq. 122.9                  Terri or Jay Kurtz
7500 Coronet Road                    863-701-0000
Mulberry, FL  33860           Fax: 863-701-0197
http://liteplane.com     liteplane@bigfoot.com
Rans, Javelin, CGS Hawk, Challenger, Flightstar, Capella and Team 
    27-56-00.1N 82-02-38.3W
 
SOUTHEAST DIAMOND AIRCRAFT
Greg Newlun                    Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
3650 Drane Field Rd.               863-646-3383
Lakeland, FL  33811        Fax: 863-646-4055
www.midatlanticdiamond.com     Flyboy@athenet.net

 

SOUTHERN AIR SYSTEMS MAINTENANCE, INC.
3450 Flightline Drive                  Dave Mikalauskas - D.O.M.
Lakeland, FL  33811                   863-644-5438
saslakeland@aol.com               Fax: 863-646-0702
 
S & S AIRCRAFT SERVICE at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
2945 Medulla Road                       863-648-0677
Lakeland, FL  33811-2808            Aircraft rental
 
SUN ‘n FUN FLY-IN, INC.
John Burton President
P.O.BOX 7670                                    863-644-2431
Lakeland, FL  33807-7670         jburton@sun-n-fun.org
http://www.sun-n-fun.com/        Fax: 863-644-9737    4175 Medulla Road
 
TONY’S AIRSIDE RESTAURANT
Second Floor, New Lakeland Airport Terminal
3900 Don Emerson Drive                  863-644-8684
Lakeland, FL  33811                   Take The Elevator!
 
WING WAXERS                   Barry & Sylvia Ford
Hangar 1, Suite 4 ( LAL )       863-680-2160       Cell: 863 370 7248
3434 Airfield Drive W.           wingwaxers@excite.com    
Lakeland, FL  33811            www.wingwaxers.com 
 
 This information may not be complete or accurate.
 
 Gathered by FLORIDA FLY    JERRY ROOKS
 Phone Only:  813-754-4342   2802 Wallace Branch Rd.N.
 JerryRooks@aol.com   Plant City, FL  33565-5577
 Always confirm!     http://jerryrooks.tripod.com/
 
Some Local Phone Numbers ----
 
Hotels:


AmeriSuites/Lakeland Center                             863-413-1122
Baymont Inns & Suites                                        863-815-0606
Courtyard by Marriott                                         863-802-9000
Four Points Sheraton Hotel & Suites                  863-647-3000
Hampton Inn                                                         863-816-2525
Holiday Inn EXPRESS                                         813-719-3800
Holiday Inn Lakeland - South                              863-646-5731
The Jameson Inn                                                  863-688-0800
LaQuinta Inn & Suites                                         863-859-2866

 
Restaurants:


Anthony's Health Hut & Restaurant                        863-644-5330
Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar                      863-701-7400
Barnhill's Buffet, Inc.                                                863-619-6365
Beef O'Brady's Family Sports Pub                          863-646-7757
Bennigan's                                                                863-646-8559
Bill's on Drane Field Deli                                        863-619-7466
Carrabba's Italian Grill                                            863-646-2518
Chick-fil-A                                                                863-607-9300
Chili's Restaurant                                                    863-644-0625
Cracker Barrel #189                                                863-853-5406
Crisper's Restaurants, Inc.                                     863-646-2299
Deli Delicacies, Inc.                                                 863-644-3363
Don Pablos Mexican Kitchen                                 863-858-6005
Floridian Restaurant                                               863-647-3000
Flight Line Bistro    (Closed Sundays)                   863-644-6104
Golden Corral Family Steakhouse                         863-646-3433
Harry's Seafood Bar & Grille                                863-686-2228
Hooters of Lakeland II                                           863-859-7772
3400 US Hwy. 98 N.
Hooters of Lakeland                                               863-644-8461
3437 Florida Ave. S.
Hops Restaurant Bar & Brewery                          863-647-9117
Jaybirds's Bar-B-Que                                            863-858-1970
Jimbo's  Pit Bar-B-Que                                          863-683-3777
La dolce Vita Italian Restaurant
at Holiday Inn Lakeland - South                           863-646-5731
The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant                   863-858-3876
Outback Steakhouse, Inc.                                     863-648-1019
Picadilly Cafeteria                                                 863-644-6340
Red Barn Steakhouse                                           863-686-2754
Red Lobster, Inc.                                                  863-815-0774
Reececliff Restaurant, Inc.                                  863-686-6661
Rib Crib                                                                 863-709-9090
Roadhouse Grill, Inc.                                            863-680-1872
Sonny's Real Pit Bar-B-Q                                    863-646-2990
Steak & Ale                                                          863-646-1416
Texas Cattle Company                                        863-686-1434
Tony's Airside Restaurant                                  863-644-8684

 
GOLF COURSES:


Cleveland Heights                                             863-682-3277
Sandpiper Golf Club                                          863-859-5461
Wedgewood G&C                                             863-858-4451
Plant City G&C                                                 813-752-1524

 
      There's always room for one more!
 
 
 
 

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