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Educational Facilities

 The Aerospace Center for Excellence (A.C.E.)

SUN ‘n FUN’s core commitment to education through the pursuit of aviation is ever more visible on the 30 acre Centro Aeroespacial para la excelencia (ACE) corredor educativo. ACE es hogar de 11 edificios destinados a programas educativos durante todo el año. Dotadas de: 

  • Aerospace Discovery at Florida Air Museum, el Museo de la aviación oficial del estado de la Florida, 
  • The Piedmont Aerospace Experience, un Boeing completamente funcional 727 Salón de clases
  • Central Florida Aerospace Academy, a public high school with aerospace focused curriculum and 100% graduation rate
  • AeroClub de Lakeland, la escuela más grande de high flying club en el mundo

Additionally, todos nuestros edificios están disponibles para alquiler de instalaciones. Hemos organizado reuniones íntimos para reuniones de la Junta, grandes bodas, y los convenios internacionales.

Es importante tener en cuenta que todos los beneficios del sol ‘ n alquiler servicio y DIVERSIÓN se vuelve directamente a oportunidades educativas. AS y el sol ‘ n DIVERSIÓN contribuyen anualmente sobre $450,000 en becas a jóvenes, hombres y mujeres, impulsar sus sueños de educación aeroespacial.


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Its the first day of school and you look at your class schedule and it says 4th period is located in the 727? Is this a misprint? At the Aerospace Center for Excellence this will become a reality.

The unveiling of the Piedmont Aerospace Experience will take place at the 41st SUN ‘n FUN in April of 2015 and will be ready for student occupation starting August 2015.

The Piedmont Aerospace Experience was made possible by a donation of a Boeing 727-100 aircraft from the FedEx. The name of the airplane was affectionately called “Paul”

The Aerospace Center for Excellence was fortunate to receive a donation from the Tom Davis family and another anaymous donor to renovate this former freighter into a state of the art classroom to be used by students from all over Polk County, Florida, and the world.

This aircraft is fully functional (landing gear inop) and students will learn the correct way to power up this multi million dollar jet weighing in at over 80,000 lbs. This will all be done under the supervision of qualified industry professionals and allow students on our campus to have an incredible experience which will benefit them as they develop their aerospace careers.

There is no other classroom like this in the world located on a high school campus and none of this could have happened with out the support of our dedicated volunteer staff that put in over 2,000 hours restoring and renovating this project.

The Piedmont Aerospace Lab is where the youth aerospace club Future Eagles meets. It also serves as the home of our educational programs and summer camps.

In addition, the Piedmont Aerospace Lab functions as an auxiliary hangar where airplanes can be brought inside for an up close learning experience.

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The Tom Davis Education Center, funded by the family trust of the founder of Piedmont Airlines, with additional support from the State of Florida, was dedicated at the 2005 Fly-In and houses summer camp and many other educational programs.

The Davis Center also hosted the first residential (overnight) summer camp session for students during 2007. The Tom Davis Center plays an integral role in our summer camps program. With two dormitories and a full kitchen over 200 campers call this their home for our week long summer camp experience.

The Davis Center is also utilized by our “Early Bird” Volunteer staff as a kitchen in preparations for the SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In. Here our staff and volunteers have a chance to relax and enjoy lunch. We work together as one big family and enjoy lunch together as one big family.

To learn more about volunteer opportunities please contact Robin McFarland at

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The Crossfield Aerospace Center is the former home of the Central Florida Aerospace Academy. After construction of the new building we are able to use this as an annex to the educational goals of Central Florida Aerospace Adacemy.

Our newest occupants include Traviss Career Center where students and adult learners can achieve their Airframe and Powerplant Certificate while utilizing our classroom space.

There is also a working wood shop and a simulator bay which can be used for educational efforts as well.

Additional Tenants include:

*Carlisle will host events on the SUN ‘n FUN campus starting in November 2015

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The Aerospace Pavilion can accommodate large symposium series hosted by the Aerospace Center for Excellence.

Here guests are welcomed by the outdoor venue in an engaging environment of static aircraft and engine displays.

The Pavilion has played host to many amazing speakers:

  • NBAA, AOPA, HAI, and EAA leaders during SUN ‘n FUN 2014
  • SR-71 Pilots
  • The Blue Angels

The Eickhoff Conference room is located on the 2nd floor of the Aerospace Pavilion and offers an amazing view of the SUN ‘n FUN campus. This room also serves as a classroom for our youth summer camps.

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Visit and learn about Florida’s unique aviation history with current state of the art technology. Interactive learning stations as a part of formal aerospace education are offered to guests from all over the world. STEM-based education stations allow visitors to interact and participate in real world environments that immerse them in the subject and enhance an understanding through hands-on applications.

One of a kind exhibits can be found such as:

  • The Florida Aviation Hall of Fame
  • The Howard Hughes collection
  • Innovations in Propulsion
  • Aerospace Research Attic
  • Signature Flight Support FBO
  • Air Racing Simulations
Central Florida Aerospace Academy (C.F.A.A.) es una fuerza de trabajo Academia de Polk County Public Schools. Esta escuela tiene un currículo enfocado aeroespacial y ha recibido la acreditación nacional para sus programas educativos excepcionales. Su uno de 3 escuelas en el estado de Florida en recibir esta distinción.

Actualmente cuenta con CFAA 350 los alumnos inscribieron y tiene pistas en aeroespacial, aviónica, engineering, y la armadura de avión. Aditinoally, su programa JROTC alinea en la parte superior 5% a nivel nacional. Los estudiantes que asisten CFAA también pueden ganar créditos de doble inscripción en Polk State College y Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Para obtener más información sobre CFAA visite

ACE está orgullosa de tener el AeroClub Lakeland como parte del Centro Aeroespacial de excelencia. Este club exclusivo es th elargest high School secundaria de Aeroclub en el MUNDO con calidad de miembro sobre 80 estudiantes. Jóvenes, hombres y mujeres de este club construcción y volar su propio avión bajo la supervisión de instructores/profesores cualificados.

Cada año los esfuerzos de estos hombres y mujeres jóvenes son recompensados como toman el avión que se construyeron y operan sobre 1000 millas a Oshkosh para participar en AirVenture.

Additionally, Estos hombres y mujeres jóvenes tienen su propia pista de tira hierba para operar desde.

Para obtener más información sobre el AeroClub de Lakeland visite /

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