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As Kent State celebrates the 50th anniversary of its flight technology program, we survey the sky-high dreams of women in aeronautics. By Erin Peterson / Kent State Magazine

The 21st Kent State University Aeronautics Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. Hosted by Kent State’s Aeronautics program in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, this free, family-friendly and educational community event allows attendees the opportunity to view aircraft, enjoy food vendors and visit dozens of booths.

The 21st Kent State University Aeronautics Fair will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow. Hosted by Kent State’s Aeronautics program in the College of Aeronautics and Engineering, this free, family-friendly and educational community event allows attendees the opportunity to view aircraft, enjoy food vendors and visit dozens of booths.

A pair of Kent State University female pilots have successfully completed the 2017 Air Race Classic. The Flying Flashes finished fifth out of the 12 universities, and 15th out of the 47 teams overall. They also received a prize for finishing second on the seventh leg of the race and were one of only nine teams to complete the race with zero penalties.

Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 and has outgrown current facilities at the Kent State University Airport.

FedEx Express donation has jumpstarted fundraising for the new Aeronautics building at the Kent State Airport.

Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will receive a $1.5 million gift from FedEx over three years. The gift will support the university’s flight program, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017 and has outgrown current facilities at the Kent State University Airport. 

The Aeronautics Department in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 20th Aeronautics Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair takes place 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow.

The Aeronautics Department in Kent State University’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology will host its 20th Aeronautics Fair on Saturday, Sept. 10. The Kent State University Aeronautics Fair takes place 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Andrew W. Paton Field at the Kent State University Airport, located at 4020 Kent Road in Stow.

 

What was scheduled to take four days to complete, Kent State University’s Flying Flashes finished in three.

Nikki, the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft, was revealed Feb. 23 at the Kent State University Airport to students, alumni and friends of Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program, and to family members of the plane’s namesake. Nikki joins the university’s fleet of 33 training planes.

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