Aeronautics & Engineering Expo

Saturday, 07 September, 2024 -
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
KSU Airport

You are invited to the 2024 A&E Expo! This family friendly event has been a fixture in the Stow/Kent community for more than two decades and we are thrilled to bring this event back and showcase our Airport and FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center to the entire community.  The Expo offers a unique look into the Kent State Airport and offers one-of-a-kind activities for both the young - and young at heart.


  • Flights in KSU aircraft
  • Flight Simulator rides
  • Drone displays
  • Vintage aircraft
  • STEM activities
  • VR and XR demonstrations
  • Tours of the Fedex Aeronautics Academic Center

Aircraft On Display

  • Douglas C-53 "Beach City Baby" taking off from the ground

    Douglas C-53 Skytrooper "Beach City Baby"

  • Fairchild C-123 Provider-Thunder Pig landing

    Fairchild C-123K Provider “Thunderpig”

Food and Vendors

All Day 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Routine Coffee & Pastries 

Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. - 11 a.m.

  • Hosted by Scout Troop 177
    Adults (12 and up) $8 | Kids (5-11) $5 | Kids (5 and under) Free
    All proceeds benefit Scout Troop 177; Cash Only

Food Truck Vendors 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Top Dawg
  • Sticks: Corn Dogs, Fried Cheese & Fresh Squeezed Lemonade  
  • Stoddards Ice Cream
  • SummerFest Foods: Texas Steak Burgers, Italian Sausage & Grilled Chicken Pitas