Registration for the 43rd Annual Convention and Career Exposition taking place July 31 - August 2, 2019 in Los Angeles, CA is now open! OBAP's Annual Convention and Career Exposition is a three-day aerospace conference designed to unify, engage and empower aviation professionals from diverse backgrounds. This year's event themed "Empowering Our Communities Through Aerospace," is set to include a host of notable industry speakers, aerospace professional development workshops, networking opportunities, scholarship presentations and a career exhibit hall with dozens of participating carriers and companies! For more information and to register click the button below! 

REGISTERED EXHIBITORS: Air Line Pilots Association International, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Amazon Air, Bessie Coleman Aerospace Legacy (BCAL), California Aeronautical University, Dynamic Aviation, Empire Airlines, ExpressJet, FedEx Express, Flight Safety International, Frontier Airlines, GoJet Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Horizon Air, JetSuite, Latino Pilot Association (LPA), Mountain Air Cargo, National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Professional Asian Pilots Association (PAPA), Pilot Counseling Services, Professional Pilots of Tomorrow (PPOT), Raven Career Development, Republic Airlines, Silver Airways, Sisters of the Skies (SOS), Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Trans States Airlines, United Airlines, United States Black Aviation Association (USABAA), Women in Aviation (WAI), and Western Michigan University.




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. 



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.