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  AOPA FLY-IN TAMPA at Peter O. Knight Airport (KTPF)



 
         

 
Phil volunteered to help at the IFR Refresher Seminar on Friday October 27
Phil & Joe went on Saturday to view the displays and attend some of the free seminars

There were almost 60 aircraft on display, lots to see This was taken early before many people were there
On the left is a TBM 930 which has a max cruise speed of 330 kts, a payload of 1,400 lbs and a range of about 1,700 nm To the right is a Cirrus with a cruise speed of 211mph with a max cruise of 234mph, and a range round 1,200 nm
Tents set up for Free Seminars; AOPA provided water and box lunches for all day seminars. Also, had a food tent for breakfast and lunch
Kodiak 100 can take off in less than 1000 feet and has a useful load around 3,500 lbs, all while consuming a mere 48 GPH
This is an ICON A5 amphibious plane with a top speed of 120 mph, and a 345 nm range. They gave 35 demo flights and their Tampa facility is located right on the filed at Peter O Knight Airport.
The Velocity has a useful load of 1,200 lbs and can carry 100 gallons, leaving about 600 lbs for people and baggage. Has a cruise speed of 185 to 215 kts, using 16 to 20 gph
For 2018, AOPA Sweepstakes is giving away a Piper Super Cub on floats
The Mako competes very favorably to the Cessna TTX and the Cirrus at about half the cost. This plane had "ALL" the bells and whistles, a normally aspirated Lycoming 540, and a price tag of just under $450,000
The Lancair Mako is a kit aircraft. They have recently moved their facilities to Uvalde, TX. They offer a builder assist program for buyers

AOPA Fly In - Peter O Knight

 

Phil volunteered to help at the IFR Refresher Seminar on Friday October 27

 

Phil & Joe went on Saturday to view the displays and attend some of the free seminars

Free Seminar

Sporty's : iPad Flying, the next chapter Bert Kobbe
 
A few more photos Photos below from Chapter Photographer Vic Symonds
 
 
 
 
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