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.

 

HIDDEN FIGURES

HIDDEN FIGURES is the incredible untold story of Katherine G. Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe)—brilliant African-American women working at NASA, who served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned around the Space Race, and galvanized the world. The visionary trio crossed all gender and race lines to inspire generations to dream big. The movie will be in theaters January 6, 2017.

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. Early registration is $150 when completed by January 20, 2017 and 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:

Allegiant Air
Atlas Air
California Coast University
Cape Air
CommutAir
Compass Airlines
Empire Airlines
Endeavor Air
ExpressJet Airlines Inc.
Hawaiian Airlines
Omni Air International
Piedmont Airlines
Professional Pilots of Tomorrow
UPS
Wasinc International, Ltd.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER TODAY, CLICK HERE!

 

 

 

 

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