The 2017 Aeronautics Fair was a great success with speakers from MAPS, aircraft from AeroTrek, Bad Attitude, Buffalo Heritage Squadron, Castle Aviation, Champaign Aviation Museum, Cleveland Soaring Society, CMAC, Goodyear, Kent State University, MAPS, Metro Health, Muncie Aviation, Ohio State Highway Patrol,  Fun Makers/Heaven Bound Ascensions, Yankee Air Museum and many more exhibitors/vendors.

2017 Aeronautics Fair Exhibitors and Vendors

photo pancakesKSU Student Organizations Pancake Breakfast

Start the day in the hangar with a hearty pancake and sausage breakfast sponsored by Kent State's very own students! Tickets for the breakfast are $10 for all you can eat. Open 7:00am - 11:00am. Proceeds directly benefit the student organizations volunteering and will provide opportunities for meaningful engagement, scholarships, and career networking.

logo Cafe O'PlayCafe O'Play

More than a huge indoor playground for kids, Cafe O’Play is designed offer families healthy food options and physically-active play in a safe, clean, and comfortable environment, to build community, host unique events and offer a comfortable oasis for adults. Cafe O’Play will be bringing a ball pit!

Center of Science and Industry COSI

The Center of Science and Industry (COSI) will be present for family-friendly fun and learning. Play, explore, and learn about science together. Confirmed for the 2017 Aeronautics Fair with 10 science kiosks! Scheduled 10:00am-4:00pm.

College of Business Administration, Kent State University

The College of Business Administration will have an information table.

College of Nursing, Kent State University

The College of Nursing will have an information table as well as be staffing the First Aid Station sponsored by Aultman.

Corsair Model Aircraft Club

The Corsair Model Aircraft Club (CMAC) is a friendly, family oriented, flying club for builders and fliers of remote radio control (R/C) model aircraft. Demonstration flights will be held from 7:30 am - 8:30 am with the model aircraft displays and computer model flight simulators in the hangar throughout the day.


MAPS (Military Aviation Preservation Society) is dedicated to providing military aviation history education. They will be bringing displays of aircraft engines as well as an F-86 Sabre jet cockpit for kids of all ages. Don't miss the keynote speakers!

photo Stow Chiropractic Health CenterStow Chiropractic Health Center, LLC

Stow Chiropractic Health Center, LLC will have an information table.

  • United States Marine Corps
  • Six District Education
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • United States Army

logo smoke-free tobacco free universityLet's Clear the Air!

Kent State University is a smoke-free, tobacco-free university. In alignment with this initiative, the Aeronautics Fair will observe a smoke-free, tobacco-free policy. This applies to the use of various nicotine and non-nicotine related devices, including inside vehicles parked at the event. For full policy information, visit www.kent.edu/smoke-free.