Aerospace Academies


Central Florida Aerospace Academy

Located at Sun 'n Fun at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport
an Extension of

Kathleen High School


Phone:  (863) 413-3620

4141 Medulla Road
Lakeland, FL  33811

CFAA is a nationally accredited model academy. Aerospace Technology - This program track is designed to introduce students to the aerospace environment with a focus on flight, navigation, aircraft systems, and the design of aircraft and spacecraft. Avionics - This program track is designed to introduce students to avionics systems to include troubleshooting, repairing, and installing airborne radio communications, navigation, and radar equipment systems. Airframe & Powerplant - This program track is designed to introduce students to maintenance and repair to aircraft structures, flight control surfaces, and aircraft instruments. Engineering - This program track is designed to introduce students to the fundamentals of engineering with an emphasis on applied aerospace engineering.


SHPA Pre-Aerospace Academy

Sleepy Hill Middle School


Phone:  (863) 815-6577

2215 Sleepy Hill Rd
Lakeland, FL  33810

"The Pre-Aerospace Academy at Sleepy Hill Middle School (SHPA), is the perfect program for students who want to explore the world of aviation and aerospace. Lessons cover the history of aviation, principles of flight and navigation, the aerospace community, weather and space. From the Wright Brothers to space travel, SHPA covers it all. SHPA prepares students to enter the aerospace industry by exposing them to aviation careers including: Flight, Maintenance, Engineering, Design, Manufacturing, Leadership, Management, Government, Air Traffic Control, Military, Writing, Communications, Education and Training. "