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OBAP ACE Academy

Los Angeles

City: Los Angeles, California

Date: July 11-15, 2022

Registration Ends: June 30, 2022

Meet the Team


Donovan Burns

Los Angeles ACE Academy Director
United Airlines - Captain

Isaac Square

Los Angeles Assistant ACE Academy Director

Alex Torres

Los Angeles Assistant ACE Academy Director
First Officer, United Airlines

Celebrating our Sponsors

american airlines


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.


Los Angeles


July 11-15, 2022


West Los Angeles College
Aviation Tech Complex A
Culver City, CA 90230

7/11/22 7:30 AM Arrival
8:00 AM Breakfast and Registration
9:00 AM Orientation
9:50 AM Break
10:00 AM Workshop pt.1 – “Personal Mission Statement”
10:30 AM Break
10:40 AM Workshop pt.2
11:30 AM Lunch hosted by NBCFAE
1:00 PM Guest speakers introduction
1:10 PM Ethics
1:30 PM Additional guest presentations
4:00 PM Dismissal
7/12/22 8:00 AM Arrival and Breakfast provided by NBCFAE
8:30 AM Depart West Los Angeles College to March Air Force Base
10:30 AM Airside Tour and Lunch
2:00 PM
4:00 PM Dismissal
7/13/22 8:00 AM Arrival and Breakfast Breakfast provided by OBAP
8:30 AM Jet Blue Tour
3:00 PM Long Beach Airport Tower Tour
3:30 PM Transportation
4:00 PM Dismissal
7/14/22 8:00 AM Arrival and Breakfast provided by OBAP
8:30 AM United Airlines Day
3:00 PM Transportation
3:30 PM Debrief
4:00 PM Dismissal
7/15/22 8:00 AM Arrival and Breakfast provided by NBCFAE
8:30 AM Preparing for a career
11:00 AM Lockheed-Martin Brief
11:30 AM Lunch
12:30 PM EAA Young Eagles Flights Santa Monica Airport
3:30 PM Closing

Los Angeles

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