Programs & Partnerships
Founded in 1976, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the education and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers. OBAP’s Project Aerospace offers annual opportunities to inform and prepare aspiring aerospace professionals for their future careers. This dream-to-career commitment includes initial exposure to the industry through in-school career day events, immersive summer programs, flight training academies and professional development opportunities held nationwide.
Project Aerospace reaches more than 100,000 youth and young adults each year.
LWFA - The Lt. Col. Luke Weathers, Jr. Flight Academy provides life-changing exposure and education opportunities. Learn more.
SFA - OBAP’s Solo Flight Academy provides an affordable, two-week training program for young adults ages 16-19, culminating in an unforgettable solo flight experience. Learn more.
- Project Aerospace
- Aerospace Professionals in School (APIS)
- Aerospace Career Education (ACE) Academy
- Solo Flight Academy (SFA)
- Luke Weathers Flight Academy (LWFA)
- Aerospace Professional Development Program (APDP)
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