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, Showcase Flights, STOL demonstrations, 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 the Fun Side of Flying!
The DeLand Sport Aviation Village is a premier location for recreational aircraft manufacturers, dealers and owners with support for homebuilts, experimentals, and light 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 communities. Phase 1A of the Sport Aviation Village is complete and applications are being accepted for the Ground Leases. New tenants should begin building hangars soon. Currently there are 3 remaining lots to be leased in Phase 1A. The infrastructure of Phase 1B is also complete and offers an additional 3 lots available for ground lease. 31 T-Hangars are in the design phase to be built in Phase 1B, target is 2021.