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  to improve student learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and create career pathways in aerospace throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

The KIAE's network of 14 high schools are providing students direct experiences in aeronautical engineering, flight, aircraft maintenance, and space systems.


- Wing Design Competition (WDC)
- Skills USA Flight Contest

- E-Day at the UK
- Real World Design Challenge


Commonwealth Aerospace Education Center

The KIAE has released the preliminary drawings: floor plans, elevations and the artistic rendering for the Commonwealth Aerospace Education Center. This facility will be built at Capital City Airport in Frankfort, Kentucky. Take a look at the Sponsorship Packet!

Take a look at all of the preliminary drawings:

Artistic Rendering
First Floor Plan
Second Floor Plan
Elevation Drawings

The KIAE is looking for sponsors to help fund the following spaces in the Center:

Engineering/Avionics Lab
Flight Simulation Lab
Aircraft Maintenance Lab

Please contact us at info@kiae.org or call at (502)320-9490 if you are interested in learning more about helping students in the Institute. The KIAE is a 501(c)(3) tax exempt organization.

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The KIAE is partnering with Morehead State University to provide high school seniors with dual credit opportunities in Space Systems and Satellite Applications.


Contact Tim Smith at tim@kiae.org if you are interested in becoming a KIAE network school. Take a look at the KIAE Network Standards.  

Kentucky Institute for Aerospace Education
(502) 320-9490

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 4653
Frankfort, Kentucky  40604-4653

Physical Address

50 Airport Road, Suite 43
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Questions or problems regarding this web site should be directed to info@kiae.org
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