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OBAP ACE Academy

Boston

City: Boston, Massachusetts

Date: June 27 - July 1, 2022

Registration Ends: June 17, 2022

Meet the Team

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Matthew Finley

Boston ACE Academy Director
JetBlue Airways - First Officer
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Tennesse Garvey

Boston ACE Academy Assistant Director
United Airlines - First Officer

Celebrating our Sponsors

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Overview

Our ACE Academy is designed to expose youths to the wide variety of career opportunities in aviation and aerospace. Our program offers students a hands-on experience of learning the aviation history, fundamentals of aerodynamics, the role of government in aviation and the many careers available in the aerospace field.

The ACE Academy is a multi-day event for middle and high school students that have a general interest in learning about aviation. The goal of ACE Academy is to expose students to the many different careers in aviation. We also aim to show them the practical application of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) subjects. By the end of the program, we hope that the participants will have a wider horizon of the many career opportunities available to them. We challenge our students to strive for excellence.

Admission Requirements

Admission is offered to boys and girls ages 13 to 18 years old who have an interest in learning about aviation. Applicants are competitively ranked based on age, and cumulative GPA.

Students must be physically capable of participating in all activities. High standards of behavior and self-discipline are expected and students must abide by all academy regulations. If you have any questions, please contact your ACE Academy Director.

Application Process

Applications must be received by the deadline noted above to be considered. Because capacity is limited, only completed applications will be considered.

Incomplete registrations will not be considered for admission and all documents will be discarded.

 

Students will experience various aspects of aviation through classroom instruction, experiments, and field trips. The highlight of the week is the small aircraft flight. Below is our current schedule for 2022. (subject to minor changes)

Boston

SCHEDULE

July 18 - 22, 2022

MEETING LOCATION:

Boston Logan International Airport
Terminal C
1 Harborside Dr
Boston, MA 02128

7/16/22 3:00 - 4:00 PM Parent/Guardian Brief
7/18/22 9:00 - 9:30 AM Meet at Boston Logan International Airport. General Safety Briefing/Welcome & Introduction of Team Members/Ice Breaker Exercise
9:30 - 10:00 AM JetBlue Ticket Counter tour
10:00 - 10:30 AM JetBlue Operations Tour
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM JetBlue Maintenance & Aircraft Tour
12:00 - 12:30 PM Lunch
12:30 - 3:45 PM Boston Logan Airport Operations Tour
3:45 - 4:00 PM Return Travel and Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal
7/19/22 8:00 - 8:15 AM Daily Review
8:15 - 8:30 AM Transportation to US Coast Guard Boston
8:30 - 11:00 AM Tour of US Coast Guard Boston
11:00 - 11:30 AM Transportation to Boston Med Flight
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM Tour of Boston Med Flight & Lunch
1:30 - 1:45 PM Transportation to Massachusetts Air & Space Museum
1:45 - 3:30 PM Field Trip at Massachusetts Air & Space Museum
3:30 - 4:00 PM Return Travel and Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal
7/20/22 7:00 - 8:30 AM Transportation to New Bedford Airport (KEWB) Terminal
8:30 - 9:15 AM Visit EWB Tower (Students rotate between Main-Floor conference room and ATCT Tower)
9:15 - 9:30 AM Visit to Sandpiper, Inc. – BSU’s maintenance provider. Brief introduction by Mr. Mark Cordeiro, Director, BSU Aviation/Fleet Maintenance
9:30 - 9:45 AM Travel to BSU Flight Training Center (10 min from Sandpiper)
9:45 - 10:30 AM Welcome by BSU staff, facility tour, BSU Aviation Science Program overview
10:30 - 11:15 AM Basic ground school on principles of flight, and flight briefing
11:15 - 11:30 AM Break
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM Flights, Simulator Activities, Static Air Show Display and lunch
2:30 - 3:00 PM Prepare for return travel to Boston Logan
3:00 - 4:00 PM Return Travel and Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal
7/21/22 8:00 - 8:15 AM Daily Review
8:15 - 9:30 AM Transportation to Pease 157th Air National Guard Base
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM Tour of Pease 157th Air National Guard Base
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 PM Tour of Pease 157th Air National Guard Base (cont’d)
2:30 - 4:00 PM Return Travel and Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal
7/22/22 8:00 - 8:15 AM Daily Review
8:15 - 10:30 AM Transportation to US Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tour of US Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod
12:30 - 1:00 PM Lunch
1:30 - 2:30 PM Tour of US Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod (cont’d)
2:30 - 3:45 PM Return Travel and Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal
3:45 - 4:00 PM Graduation Ceremony
4:00 PM Daily Wrap-up and Dismissal

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