Registration for the 41st Annual Convention and Career Exposition being held August 9 - 11, 2017 at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL is now open! Visit obap.org/convention to register today!

ABOUT OBAP

Founded in 1976, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of minorities in all aviation and aerospace careers.

OBAP members encourage diversity in the industry by supporting aspiring aviation professionals through mentoring, scholarships, training and youth-focused education programs through Project Aerospace.

BENEFITS OF OBAP MEMBERSHIP

The robust membership of more than 3,000 professionals internationally includes astronauts, commercial pilots, military aviators, maintenance technicians, flight instructors, air traffic controllers, flight attendants, students and more!

Collectively, we seek to promote increased diversity in aerospace and aviation industries through training, mentoring and scholarships, while honoring the achievements of pioneers in aviation through the OBAP Hall of FameFor more information on the types of membership opportunities available to you, please click here.

 

 
OBAP's ACE Academy Registrations are now open in 18 locations with more to come!! The weeklong programs provide exposure to the history of aviation, fundamentals of aerodynamics, air traffic control procedures, aerospace technologies and introductions to aviation careers. CLICK HERE for more info and to register a young adult today!


More than $130,000 in OBAP Scholarships is now available to offset costs for tuition within an aviation-related program or to further career training! The deadline to apply is June 2, 2017 so don't delay, APPLY today!

REGISTRATION FOR OBAP's SPRING CAREER FAIR IS NOW OPEN!

The Spring Career Fair, April 20, 2017 will be held at the Gold Coast Casino, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV 89103. General registration is $200 when completed after January 20th. 

Registration for the Spring Career Fair includes access to the career fair, a professional development session and coaching workshop led by the APDP team, lunch and the networking reception held following the conclusion of the career fair.

The growing list of confirmed companies in attendance include:

Air Medical Resource Group, Allegiant Air, Atlas Air, Avionco Ltd., California Coast University, Cape Air, CommutAir, Compass Airlines, Empire Airlines, Endeavor Air, ExpressJet Airlines Inc., FAPA.aero, Federal Aviation Administration, FedEx Express, Flight Safety International, Frontier Airlines, General Atomics Aeronautical, GoJet Airlines, Great Lakes Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Horizon Air, Mesa Airlines, Omni Air Intl, Piedmont Airlines, Professional Pilots of Tomorrow, PSA Airlines, Republic Airlines, Silver Airways, SkyWest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, TMC Jets, TransStates Airlines, UPS, US Customs & Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Virgin America and Wasinc International, Ltd.

We encourage you to reserve your hotel rooms now at Gold Coast Casino to get the best rates. Group rates are available until March 19th at 11:00 pm.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER TODAY, CLICK HERE!

 

RECOMMENDING INDIVIDUALS FOR NOMINATION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The 2017 OBAP National Election Recommendation for Nomination is now open! 

To nominate an individual for the Board of Directors, please review the guidelines.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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