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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 28 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 $200,000 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 ANNUAL CONVENTION AND CAREER EXPOSITION, AUGUST 9 - 11TH, IS NOW OPEN! EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS AT 11:59 PM EDT ON JUNE 9TH!

Participating companies and carriers include: Air Cargo Carriers, LLC, Air Force Reserve, Air Wisconsin, Alaska Airlines/Virgin America, Allegiant Air, ALPA, American Airlines, American Airlines Credit Union, AS/Norwegian Air, California Coast University, CommutAir, Compass Airlines, DOT/Federal Aviation Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Envoy Air, Executive Jet Management, ExpressJet Airlines, FedEx Express, Flight Safety International, GoJet Airlines, Hawaiian Air, Horizon Air, JetBlue, Kalitta Air, LLC, Kent State University - College of Aeronautics and Engineering, OBAP, Omni Air, OSM Aviation Management, Piedmont Airlines, PlaneSense, Inc., PSA Airlines, Republic Airline, Silver Airways, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, TMC Jets, Trans States Airlines, United Airlines, UPS, US Air Force Walmart Aviation, Wings Financial Credit Union and XOJet. More companies to be listed soon.

 

PLEASE NOTE: OBAP will not be scheduling appointments for the career exposition this year. Registered attendees will be given a priority access number based on the date and time that you register for the event. It is advised to register early! More detailed information about the process will be sent to registered attendees via email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 







 

 

 

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