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Aligning the Stars for Students

The Aerospace Center for Excellence Will be “Aligning the Stars for Students” Thanks to GiveWell Community Foundation

(June 22, 2017, Lakeland, FL) The Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) will align the stars for students by bringing the only public planetarium to residents in Polk County thanks to GiveWell Community Foundation’s Impact Polk Annual Grant Program.   Polk County is currently home to more than 160 schools and 97,000 students, making it the …

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2017 Top Gun Citation of Merit Awarded

SUN ’n FUN’s 2017 Top Gun Citation of Merit Awarded

Jensen Houck, a senior at Central Florida Aerospace Academy on the SUN ‘n FUN Expo Campus, was awarded SUN ’n FUN’s 2017 Top Gun Citation of Merit. Jensen received a $4,000 SUN ‘n FUN scholarship. Jensen plans to attend Polk State University in the fall with a focus on a Professional Pilot Science Degree.

The Largest Assembly of P-51 Mustangs to Fly in Over a Decade

The Largest Assembly of P-51 Mustangs to Fly in Over a Decade during the 43rd Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo

(February 15, 2017 Lakeland, FL) Located at the Kissimmee-Gateway airport just outside Orlando, FL, Stallion 51 has long been noted as the nation’s premiere provider of transition training in the famous WWII-era fighter, the North American P-51 Mustang. A unique facility, Stallion 51’s expert staff teach owners and pilots of these historic war machines to …

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2017 Project STRATOS

2017 Project: STRATOS

SUN ‘n FUN’s Aerospace Center for Excellence is pleased to launch its third annual Project: STRATOS aerospace-themed essay contest for Polk County high school juniors.

Please Join Us for the 2017 SUN 'n FUN International Fly-In & Expo

Please Join Us for the 2017 SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In & Expo

Mark your calendars for aviation’s season opener during the 43rd Annual SUN ‘n FUN International Fly- In & Expo presented by VISIT FLORIDA from April 4-9, 2017 in beautiful Lakeland, FL. The Fly-In is SUN ‘n FUN’s largest fundraiser for the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE), a 25-acre, 11 building campus dedicated to aerospace and …

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