Speed, Props & Pylons, was founded in 1988 by Sharon K Sandberg.
Sharon Sandberg is a graduate from Lowthian Fashion Merchandising School. She worked in the buying office for both Target, and May Company Corporation in the 1980’s. At May Company Corp she over saw 200+ department stores with both domestic and international purchases for the Boys 4 - 7 and Girls 4 - 6x departments.
She also worked in store management for Motherhood Maternity, Susies Casuals, and Dayton Hudson Stores.
Sharon started Speed, Props & Pylons which was dedicated to the air racing community with a quarterly newsletter about the people, planes and crew involved in the air racing circuit (both present and pass). She was able to continue her other love producing promotional merchandise for Tsunami, Strega, Risky Business, Yak 101 (Robert Yancey) and Howard Pardue’s planes that helped defray the costs associated with racing and continue promoting their racers.
Air Racing Unlimited helped facilitate and encourage other racing venues. Sharon spear headed the promotional and merchandise side of the organization at numerous aviation events. A portion of these sales was donated back into Air Racing Unlimited.
1993 Sharon expanded into other aviation aircraft division and started producing embroidered products for Aviation Organizations. By 1996 she was embroidering for groups such as: Leeward Air Ranch, Commemorative Air Force (Minnesota Wing), Warbird Rides of America, Minnesota Seaplane Pilots Association, Warbirds Parts, Experimental Aircrafts Association (Antique Division) and several others. She was also giving back to the aviation community through donations to Experimental Air Association, Commemorative Air Force (MN Wing) and Flight Expo, Inc.
Today, Sharon overseas all faucets of the business dedicated to helping the aviation industry grow.
Several functions of Speed, Props & Pylons, LLC; d.b.a. All Star Warbirds Custom Embroidery are:
Over a 35+ combined experience in the ad specialty industry.
Specializes in the aviation industry;
Works with organizations to build their identity
Has expanded to other areas
We wholesale our items
Our retail line is known through out the USA and other parts of the world
We have several fulfillment programs in our 3600+ sq ft building located in the Princeton, MN area.
Our Mission: To finance Flight Expo's Aviation programs by providing the aviation community with value and quality advertising products.