Monday, October 19, 2009
Florida Air Museum Receives Grant
The Florida Air Museum on the Sun 'n Fun campus at the Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Florida received a $10,000 Save Our History grant. The Museum will partner with the Central Florida Aerospace Acdemy (CFAA) of Kathleen High School, which is on the Sun 'n Fun campus, to develop a new museum exhibit featuring "Florida's Flying Boats-the First Airline Passenger Service." It'll exhibit the world's first airline "St. Petersurg-Tampa Airboat Line" and the first airline passenger flight across Tampa Bay. Applications will be available in January 2010.