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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.

 APPLY FOR THE FEDEX EXPRESS 757/767 TYPE RATING SCHOLARSHIP TODAY - Hurry, the deadline to apply is Friday, July 21, 2017.

 

 

REGISTRATION FOR OBAP's ANNUAL CONVENTION AND CAREER EXPOSITION, AUGUST 9 - 11TH, IS NOW OPEN! 

Participating companies and carriers include: Air Cargo Carriers, LLC, Air Force Reserve, Air Wisconsin Airlines, Alaska Airlines/Virgin America, Allegiant Air, ALPA, American Airlines, American Airlines Credit Union, Army National Guard, California Coast University, CommutAir, Compass Airlines, DOT/Federal Aviation Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Emirates Airline, Endeavor Air, Envoy Air, Executive Jet Management, ExpressJet Airlines, FedEx Express, Flight Safety International, Florida Army National Guard, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., GoJet Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Horizon Air, JetBlue, Kalitta Air, LLC, Kent State University - College of Aeronautics and Engineering, National Gay Pilots Association - NGPA, National Geospatial Intelligence Agency - NGA, OBAP, Omni Air, OSM Aviation Management AS/Norwegian Air, Piedmont Airlines, PlaneSense, Inc., PSA Airlines, Republic Airline, Silver Airways, SkyWest Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country Airlines, TMC Jets, Trans States Airlines, United Airlines, UPS, US Air Force, US Air Force Reserve, US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations, Walmart Aviation, Western Michigan University - College of Aviation, Wings Financial Credit Union and XOJet. More companies to be listed soon.

 

Please keep in mind that OBAP will not be scheduling appointments for the career exposition this year. Registered attendees will be given a priority access number, printed on your badge, based on the date and time that you register for the event. It is advised to register early!

For those interested in United Airlines, please CLICK HERE for the minimum requirements. Also, you must have an application on file at United.com in advance.

Southwest Airlines will be conducting one-on-one informational sessions at this year's OBAP Convention. Please CLICK HERE for details about this process. No additional steps are required.

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