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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!
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.
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 Fame. For more information on the types of membership opportunities available to you, please click here.
OBAP's SPRING CAREER FAIR WAS A SUCCESS!
Thanks to our OBAP members, volunteers, staff, the Board of Directors and more than 40 carriers and companies including Air Medical Resource Group, Air Wisconsin, Allegiant Air, Atlas Air, Avionco Ltd., California Coast University, Cape Air, CommutAir, Compass Airlines, Empire Airlines, Endeavor Air, Envoy Air, ExpressJet Airlines Inc., FAPA.aero, Federal Aviation Administration, FedEx Express, FlexJet, 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, Wasinc International, Ltd. and Windsor Jet!
Established to provide qualifying individuals with the financial support needed to advance careers in aviation through continued education and training.
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