RECENT OBAP PRESS RELEASES

OBAP Luke Weathers Flight Academy Receives $90,000 Grant from FedEx to Support its Aviation Career Pathways Program
August 2019

1,700 Aviation and Aerospace Professionals to convene at LAX Hilton for OBAP’s National Convention
July 30, 2019

Aerospace Organization to Inspire and Empower at Annual Industry Convention in Los Angeles, July 31 - August 2
July 18, 2019

Dreams to Careers - The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) builds on its 43-year history of readying members to meet the needs of a rapidly changing aviation industry
July 2019

Aviation visionary, Captain Albert Glenn, to be honored with Tuskegee NEXT Trailblazer Award for 44-year contribution
April 24, 2019 

1,000 Diverse Aviation Professionals Convene in Houston, August 14 – 17th, for Future-Focused Aerospace Convention
August 10, 2018

Aerospace Organization Goes Above and Beyond with Annual Industry Convention in Houston, August 14 – 17th
August 1, 2018

OBAP to launch Luke Weathers Flight Academy with ribbon cutting ceremony and Memphis area youth 
June 5, 2018

OBAP Galvanizes Commitment to the Future of Aviation with Notable Speakers, 55 Companies and 1,400 Diverse Aerospace Professionals in Orlando, August 9 – 11th.
July 27, 2017

May 11, 2017

OBAP to Advance 37 Aviation Careers with Scholarships
April 13, 2017

January 22, 2017

August 19, 2016

OBAP’s Milestone 40th National Convention Welcomes 21 Notable Speakers, 53 Airline Companies and 1,500 Diverse Aerospace Professionals to Chicagoland, August 10 – 12th.
August 4, 2016

May 12, 2016

April 27, 2016

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Receives $30,000 Grant from the UPS Foundation
April 12, 2016

US Coast Guard, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Team Up for Outreach and Recruitment Engagements
March 11, 2016

OBAP holds 5th annual workshop to prepare young men for careers in aviation in Memphis, Tenn.
March 1, 2016

OBAP Member, Brian Harris, ExpressJet Airline’s First African-American Chief Pilot
February 22, 2016

JetBlue Celebrates Black History Month – Inspiring the Next Generation of Aviators
February 15, 2016

OBAP Announces Additions to Board of Advisors
February 4, 2016

OBAP hosts 9th annual Pilots and Professionals in school at KIPP Polaris 
October 27, 2015

The Importance of Networking
September 15, 2015

OBAP Hosts Successful 39th Annual National Convention
September 15, 2015

‘Reach Back and Help Out Someone Else’
Engaging members and future pilots at the OBAP convention
September, 2015

20 Notable Speakers, 30 Airline Companies and 1,500 Aerospace Professionals to convene in DC for OBAP’s National Convention, August 12 - 14
August 4, 2015

High School Aviation Students Soar With Help From the JetBlue Foundation and Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals
August 3, 2015

OBAP: Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals Sponsored by Delta Airlines
July 31, 2015

Wright-Pat reservists host dream flight
July 28, 2015

Black Philanthropy Month celebrates charity and giving
July 27, 2015

Dream Flight furthers kids’ passion for aviation
July 22, 2015

Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals: Creating careers in Aviation and Aerospace
July 21, 2015

Black youths learn to fly, soar over obstacles, pain
July 21, 2015

Drone camp gives students head start on future of flying
July 16, 2015

OBAP Delta Dream Flight and ACE Graduation
July, 2015

First Officer helps ignite passion for aviation, aboard the Dream Flight
July, 2015

New Scholarship Gives Flight to Young Aviators
June 30, 2015

Central High School Senior Successfully Completes First Solo Flight
June 2, 2015

@ School: Pilot Robert Phipps
May 25, 2015

Graduation 2015: B.C. Rain High School bids farewell to 154 seniors at commencement
May 19, 2015 

OBAP Announces UAS Training Scholarships
May 8, 2015

FedEx pays tribute with ‘final flight'
April 30, 2015

Boeing 727 engine donated to B.C. Rain High School's Aviation and Aerospace Academy
April 29, 2015

From good idea to mission
April 23, 2015

Celebrating African American contributions to aviation
February 25, 2015

Original Tuskegee Airman becomes honorary Delta Captain
February 19, 2015

The Sky is the Limit
February 2, 2015

Interview Insider: How to Get Hired at JetBlue
The airline isn't just looking for pilots. In fact, you might be surprised by some of the job openings.
November 6, 2014