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.

JOIN US FOR THE PROJECT AEROSPACE: BOYS TO MEN & GIRLS TO WOMEN HIDDEN FIGURES MOVIE SHOWING, JANUARY 21ST.

Sponsored by: OBAP, Memphis Belles, Memphis Blackhawks, NBCFAE, TAI, & Taste of Aviation

On Saturday, January 21, 2017, OBAP's Project Aerospace and participating partners will provide a special movie showing of Hidden Figures. The event will take place at the Malco Paradiso in Memphis, TN. All students between the ages of 13-18 will be admitted for free, with prior registration, and receive a complimentary beverage and popcorn. Adults wishing to attend will be required to pay a $10 fee. All School Chaperones will be encouraged to provide a donation of $10. School transportation will be provided. Please meet at Wooddale High School at 7:45am. The bus leaves at 8:00am and will return by 12:00pm (to be confirmed). Those choosing to meet at the theater should arrive no later than 8:45am. 

To register youth for this exciting event, please fill out the Hidden Figures Movie Showing application today! Registration deadline is January 18, 2017 at 5:00pm.

 

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
Avionco Ltd.
California Coast University
Cape Air
CommutAir
Compass Airlines
GoJet Airlines
Empire Airlines
Endeavor Air
ExpressJet Airlines Inc.
FedEx Express
Hawaiian Airlines
Mesa Airlines
Omni Air International
Piedmont Airlines
Professional Pilots of Tomorrow
Republic Airlines
TransStates Airlines
UPS
US Customs & Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations
Wasinc International, Ltd.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER TODAY, CLICK HERE!

 

 

 

 

 

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