OBAP has more than 3,000 members internationally representing every major and regional carrier and a diverse offering of aerospace professions. Collectively, we are committed to providing existing aviation professionals with the resources needed to maintain and advance their careers.

  • The Annual National Convention and Career Fair, lasting three days and moving to a new city each August, is host to more than 1,500 aerospace and aviation professionals, providing expansive opportunities for networking, mentoring and career advancement.
  • The Spring Meeting and Career Fair, held annually in Las Vegas, hosts more than 500 aerospace and aviation professionals for one day only.

As a vital component of OBAP membership, aviation professionals are encouraged to serve as mentors and volunteer their time to youth and young adults through Project Aerospace.

  • National Aerospace Professionals in Schools (APIS) initiatives introduce and continue interest in aviation amongst youth, reaching nearly 100,000 students annually.
  • OBAP implements FAA-endorsed ACE Academies each summer in approximately 30 cities reaching nearly 1,500 students between the ages of 14 - 18.