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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Nikki the Top Hawk Cessna aircraft at the Kent State airport.

Student pilots in The College of Aeronautics and Engineering experiencing delays in flights

Mateo Martin Reporter November 21, 2021

Student pilots at Kent State are experiencing delays in flying opportunities due to the unprecedented size of the freshman class.It’s not unusual for pilot programs to experience delays. A Kent Stater...

European travel

Bloomberg November 8, 2021

Airline passengers destined for the U.S., after the lifting of restrictions for vaccinated foreign travelers, wait for processing at Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, France, on Monday, Nov. 8,...

New Academic Center takes off at Kent State Airport

Nick Lavrisiuk and Erin Simonek September 7, 2019

New Academic Center opens at Kent State AirportFedEx Aeronautics Academic Center takes off at the Kent State Airport from Erin Simonek on Vimeo.Kent State’s new aeronautics facility is officially open...

Pilots return to their friends and family after an air show at the Kent State FedEx Aeronautics Academic Center grand opening on Sept. 6, 2019. 

New Academic Center takes off at Kent State Airport

Nick Lavrisiuk and Erin Simonek September 7, 2019

New Academic Center opens at Kent State AirportFedEx Aeronautics Academic Center takes off at the Kent State Airport from Erin Simonek on Vimeo.Kent State’s new aeronautics facility is officially open...

Matt Unger is careful packing and unpacking his drone out of its padded case.

Here come the drones: As technology takes off, the future remains unknown

Recreational drones have become extremely popular, and as Christmas approaches, it doesn’t look as if the popularity will diminish anytime soon.However, not all operators are aware of the issues and...

A drone being examined at Camp Atterbury in Indiana, one of the test ranges of the Uunmanned Aircraft Systems Center. Photo courtesy of Ohio/Indiana UAS Center program manager Brittany Peterson.

New CAEST minor explores applications, misconceptions of unmanned aeronautics

Julianne Calapa March 1, 2015

The introduction of the unmanned aircraft systems minor opened the door to a whole new category of aeronautic education at Kent State.The College of Applied Engineering, Sustainability and Technology first...

Albert Beckwith

Kent airport remembers long-time tenant and mentor

Andrew Bugel October 20, 2014

The mood at the Kent State University airport will be a little less cheerful in the upcoming weeks following the death of Albert C. Beckwith.Beckwith died from cancer Oct. 1 at the age of 86. He was a...

Kent State alumnus turns journals into aviation memoir

Elizabeth Randolph February 18, 2014

 A  Kent State alumnus has written a memoir that details his life in the world of aviation.Fred Tribuzzo said he wrote “American Sky” after he worked as a pilot in northeast Ohio for more than 30...

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