Member Profile: Capt. Mike Ponce

The people. It is by the people that you can often feel the heartbeat of an organization. The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) undoubtedly embodies this sentiment.  It is present in our programs, such as Aerospace Professionals in Schools, Aerospace Career Education, Luke Weathers Flight Academy, and many others, made possible by the due…

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Capt. David Harris

It is with heavy hearts that the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) acknowledges the passing of Retired Captain David E. Harris, a true pioneer and trailblazer in the aviation industry. Dave Harris, born on December 22, 1934, in Columbus, Ohio, not only shattered racial barriers but also paved the way for generations of aspiring…

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