Aeronautics

The final public meeting for the Kent State University Airport Master Plan has been scheduled for Tuesday, July 28, from 6-8 p.m. at the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Auditorium, located at 3227 Graham Road in Stow, Ohio. The first public meeting was held in 2013 to introduce the project to the community and seek input about the airport’s future. During the second public meeting in November 2014, the public had an opportunity to review and provide comments on the alternatives’ development and evaluation.

Photo of Kent State's new Aeronautics and Technology BuildingKent State University will host a grand opening for the Aeronautics and Technology Building on Friday, April 24, from 2-4:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

Kent State University hosted a grand opening for the Aeronautics and Technology Building on Friday, April 24.

The event celebrated the opening of the 55,000-square-foot building and the move of the College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology from Van Deusen Hall to the Science Corridor. The new building joins other colleges and buildings, such as Henderson Hall, the Mathematics and Computer Science Building and the Liquid Crystal Materials Science Building. Construction on the building began in summer 2013.

The view through a Kent State airplane making its final approach to the Kent State University AirportKent State University just welcomed two new airplanes to its fleet. The planes are Piper single-engine trainers used to gives students an easy transition as they move to a more complex aircraft.

The arrival of the planes is spotlighted in an article on Aviationpros.com.

Photo of Maureen McFarlandMaureen McFarland, senior academic program director for Kent State University’s Aeronautics Program, is one of 15 newly appointed members of the Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC). State Representative Rick Perales of Beavercreek, Ohio, recently announced the new public members to the committee.

Scholar of the Month
D. Blake Stringer
Assistant Professor
College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology
2013-present

The 2014 Kent State University Aviation Heritage Fair will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Event and Parking are FREE!

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Female high school students and their mothers will learn about aviation and other science-related fields at a special overnight aviation camp held at Kent State University. The university’s College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology is holding its fifth Nikki Kukwa Memorial Aviation Camp from Thursday, July 18, through Saturday¸ July 20.