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OBAP ACE Academy

Orlando

City: Orlando, Florida

Date: July 11-16, 2022

Registration Ends: June 10, 2022

Meet the Team

Robert Mosely

Robert Mosley

Orlando ACE Academy Director
JetBlue Airways
GCommock

Gary Commock

Orlando ACE Academy Assistant Director

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)

Orlando

SCHEDULE

July 11-16, 2022

MEETING LOCATION:

Oak Ridge High School
700 W Oak Ridge Rd
Orlando, FL 32809

7/11/22 8:00-8:45 AM Welcome/Staff Introduction and history of OBAP ACE Academy
7/11/22 8:45 - 9:30 AM Aviation Disciplines, Class Rules and Organization
7/11/22 9:30 - 10:00 AM Enroute to the Federal Air Marshall Training facility at Orlando Airport. (Via bus transportation)
7/11/22 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Tour FAM facility
7/11/22 12:35-1:30 PM Lunch (WILL BE PROVIDED FOR STUDENTS)
7/11/22 1:35 - 2:00 PM Enroute to United Airlines Maintenance Facility (Via bus transportation)
7/11/22 2:00 - 4:30 PM Tour UAL Maintenance facility
7/11/22 4:30 - 5:30 PM Enroute to Oak Ridge High School (Via bus transportation)
7/11/22 6:00 - 6:15 PM Roll Call, assigned classroom, and dismissal
7/12/22 8:00 - 8:30 AM Roll Call, briefing by staff
8:30 - 9:00 AM Classroom briefing
9:00 - 9:30 AM Enroute to Orlando International Airport Tower
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tour FAA Tower
12:15 - 1:15 PM Lunch at OIA Tower
1:30 - 3:00 PM Tour AO/GO (OIA)
3:15 - 3:45 PM Enroute to Oak Ridge High School. (Via bus transportation)
4:00 - 5:00 PM Build rocket
5:00 - 5:15 PM Roll Call, assigned classroom, and dismissal
7/13/22 7:00 - 7:30 AM Roll Call, briefing by staff
7:30 - 7:45 AM Enroute to JetBlue University (via bus transportation)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tour JetBlue University
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch at JetBlue University
1:15 - 4:30 PM Tour JetBlue University
4:30 - 4:45 PM Enroute to Oak Ridge High School. (Via bus transportation)
4:45 - 5:15 PM Launch rocket
5:15 - 5:30 PM Roll Call, assigned classroom, and dismissal
7/14/22 8:00 - 8:45 AM Roll Call, briefing by staff
9:00 - 10:15 AM Enroute to Embry-Riddle University (via bus transportation)
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Tour Embry-Riddle University
12:35 - 1:35 PM Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 PM Tour Embry-Riddle University
3:30 - 4:30 PM Enroute to Oak Ridge High School (via bus transportation)
4:45 - 5:00 PM Roll Call, assigned classroom, and dismissal
7/15/22 8:00 - 8:30 AM Roll Call, briefing by group leaders
8:30 - 9:00 AM Enroute to Orlando Fire and Rescue Station at Orlando Airport (via bus transportation)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tour OIA Fire and Rescue facility
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch (WILL BE PROVIDED FOR STUDENTS AND FIRE FIGHTERS)
1:15 - 1:14 PM Enroute to UPS sort facility (via bus transportation)
2:00 - 4:00 PM Tour UPS
4:15 - 4:45 PM Enroute to Oak Ridge High School (via bus transportation)
5:45 - 6:00 PM Roll Call, assigned classroom, and dismissal
7/16/22 4:30 - 5:00 AM Parents drop off at MCO B side departure level
6:20 - 8:27 AM Enroute to Washington, DC (via JetBlue)
9:00 - 10:00 AM Enroute to Smithsonian (via bus transportation)
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch (McDonalds located inside the Smithsonian)
3:00 - 4:00 PM Enroute to Washington, DC (via bus transportation)
6:45 - 8:59 PM Enroute to Orlando, FL (via JetBlue)
9:30 - 10:00 PM Parents pickup at MCO A side Departure level

Orlando

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