Past Events

The Third Annual Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament

Thank you for all of your support for the Aspiring Aviators Aero Club 3rd Annual Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament.

Our Sponsors

AAAC @ Sun N Fun 2022

The Aspiring Aviators, along with the Infinity Aero Club of Tampa, had the chance to conduct a full engine rebuild for our Aeronca Champion. The rebuild started Tuesday with the engine getting its final tests on Saturday. Thanks to all of our donors we hope to get the Aeronca Champion flyable this summer!

The Second Annual Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament

Thank you for all of the support for the 2nd Annual Aspiring Aviators Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament, held this year on January 15th, 2022. This year's event was excellent despite the still ever-present pandemic. This year's sponsors included, in no particular order: Lakeland Aircraft Maintenance, Republic Airways, Lift Academy, Springer Bros. Air Conditioning & Heating LLC, Mid Florida, Cypresswood, Schalamar Creek, Willowbrook Golf Course, Sun N Fun Aerospace Expo, Manny's Chophouse, The Florida Aquarium, Jack Brown's Seaplane Base, Crosby & Assiocates Inc (Rick & Christy Hemenway), Kennedy Space Center, Remington Golf Club, The Dali Museum, Kick Yo' Butt Catering, DME Services of North Florida, Lakeland Linder International Airport, Gulf Coast Avionics and Crave BBQ. Thank you for all of your support!

Special Thanks to Ali Hernandez for providing all of these amazing photos!

The First Annual Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament 

On January 16, 2021, the Aspiring Aviators Aero Club hosted its first major fundraising event, "the first Annual Airways to Fairways Golf Tournament". This event hosted at Willowbrook Golf Course gave the golfers the chance to play golf and win some great prizes, while also supporting the AAAC in its mission to inspire and educate the next generation of aviators. Thank you to everyone who participated in this event as well as our sponsors. In no particular order, "Sun N Fun Aerospace Expo, Red Hoagland Hyundai, Kick Yo' Butt Catering, Somewhere Sports Bar & Grill, Lakeland Aircraft Maintenance, Lakeland Linder International Airport, Preston Aviation, Jack Brown's Sea Plane Base, Red Mist, Citizens Bank & Trust, Gleim Aviation,, DME Services of North Florida, Walt Disney World Golf, Gulf Coast Avionics, Raymond James, Manny's Original Chophouse and Crave BBQ" thank you! 

Young Eagles Day

On November 14, 2020, new members had the chance to experience the joy of flight for their very first time with the help of the EAA's Young Eagles program.