Wings Over the Branch
A Fly-In Celebration September 9, 2023
TEAM Memphis will celebrate the third annual “Wings Over The Branch” on September 9, 2023, at Luke Weathers Flight Academy, a free event designed to introduce 50 young individuals between 8 years old to 18 years old to the world of aviation and inspire their interest in the field, while highlighting the important history of Lt. Col. Luke Weathers and The Memphis Blackhawks Organization.
This event combines interactive elements such as free discovery flights, guest speakers, and aviation company exhibits to provide an immersive experience that showcases the exciting possibilities within the aviation industry.
Participants can take to the skies and experience the thrill of flying firsthand. Qualified pilots provide safe and engaging discovery flights, giving attendees the unique experience of being in control of an aircraft. These flights offer an excellent opportunity for participants to explore the basics of aviation and ignite their passion for flying.
Influential guest speakers from the aviation field include seasoned pilots, aerospace engineers, aviation executives, and other professionals who can share their experiences, insights, and knowledge with the young audience. These inspirational talks provide valuable exposure to different career paths within aviation and offer guidance to those interested in pursuing a future in the industry.
Attendees have the chance to engage with representatives from aerospace companies, learn about the latest advancements in aviation technology, and gain insights into potential career opportunities.
TEAM Memphis is a collaborative group of aviation organizations that include OBAP, NBCFAE, Taste of Memphis Inc, Memphis Belles, The Memphis Blackhawks, Luke Weather’s Flight Academy and Alpha Whiskey International.
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