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!
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.