May 23, 2017 2:42 pm Last modified: 2:40 pm

Black Aerospace Professionals Offer Week of Summer Aviation Academy

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) invites students ages 13 to 18 to register for the 2017 OBAP Aviation Career Education (ACE) Summer Academy, which is offered for one week from June 25-30.

Students interested in pursuing careers as pilots or aviation-related fields will engage in a week-long program designed to expose them to the wide variety of career opportunities in aviation. Students will receive hands-on flight experience, learn the history of aviation, the fundamentals of aerodynamics, the role of government in aviation and the many careers available in the aviation industry.

Students will meet aviation professionals and participate in field trips to a variety of aviation facilities. The deadline for registration is June 1.

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For additional information, contact Granville Smith at 626-1082 or

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