Discover DeLand, Florida, and Affordable Flying for FUN!

Chart your course for the DeLand Sport Aviation Showcase, Thursday to Saturday, November 14-16, 2019!

The DeLand Showcase is an annual, three-day event focused entirely on recreational flying and sport aviation.The Showcase is held at the DeLand Municipal Airport (KDED) in the town of DeLand, known as "The Athens of Florida" for its rich, creative culture featuring art venues, unique stores, international cuisine, night life and live entertainment. Plus, the weather in early November is perfect for a fun Florida weekend.

More than one hundred exhibitors will be featuring all kinds of sport aircraft, ultralights, trikes, rotorcraft, powered parachutes and paragliders, engines, avionics, pilot gear and flight schools.

Enjoy demo flights, interactive workshops, educational forums, keynote speakers, food concessions, live music, underwing camping, pre-owned aircraft sales, and more! Bring the whole family and buy a little plane!

The Showcase welcomes all aviation enthusiasts, of all ages—especially those just becoming interested in Affordable Flying for FUN!

Elite Sponsors
"The show was very well organized. There was good vendor cooperation and there was a good ambiance to the show. As exhibitors, we were treated well. Keep that up; it's very important to us."
- Kirk Kleinholz, Dynon Aircraft
"This place is awesomely organized. It's obvious that the management of it know what they are doing. The layout is great. The size of the crowd is good for visitors because they can get quality time with exhibitors. Also, the flying sessions are well organized and there's lots of demo time, which is important for aircraft sellers."
- Sebastian Heintz, President, Zenith Aircraft Company
"Well organized. Like the feel of this event. Not going to Sebring."
- Darin Hart, Owner, Legend Club
"Very well organized. Good turnout for exhibitors. Decent crowd."
- Robert Goyer, editor, Plane & Pilot Magazine
"It is amazing to think that this event was put together from nothing just two years ago. This is obviously NOT these folks' first rodeo. Very well done!"
- Sims Kline, Volunteer
"The organization of this show is great, the food is good, and we love that dogs are allowed to attend! That makes a lot of people happy. We have had a couple of very serious prospects, and that makes it all worthwhile for us."
- Amy Saunders, pilot, Evolution Trikes
"We are very happy with the people who came by our booth... they are quality prospects. We are planning to come back next year. I was impressed that one of our shuttle drivers was the Economic Director of the City of DeLand. That shows community commitment."
- Michele Schlitter, Marketing Agent, RANS Aircraft
"If the exponential growth of the Deland Sport Aviation Showcase in its second year were any indication, to say the event is taking off would be an understatement."
- Keith Norden, President and CEO, Team Volusia Economic Development Corporation

The DeLand Sport Aviation Village will be a premier location for recreational aircraft manufacturers, dealers and owners with support for homebuilts and light-sport aircraft. 

Already a major commerce center for the parachute industry and home to some of the world’s largest producers of sport parachutes, DeLand Municipal Airport will create a similar center for recreational aircraft manufacturers, dealers, and owners. Phase 1A  of the Sport Aviation Village is complete and a new tenants announcement will be made shortly.  The new tenants should begin building hangars soon.  The infrastructure of Phase 1B is also complete and soon the lots will be available for leasing.