OBAP-Luke Weathers Flight Academy
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Basic LWFA Cadet Eligibility Requirements:

  • Age 16 or older (Must be 16 by July 1st of the summer participating)
  • High School Diploma
  • No criminal record
  • Cadets must successfully complete an FAA medical exam.   
  • All applicants' medications must be disclosed and shall not disqualify such applicant according to FAA and ADA standards.
  • All applicants' prior medical procedures must be disclosed and shall not disqualify such applicant according to FAA and ADA standards.
  • OBAP Membership

Click the Apply Now button below if you are 16 or older and not a high school student.


Required Qualification for High School Students:

  • High School GPA 2.75 or higher
  • Age requirement between 16-19 years old (Must be 16 by July 1st of summer participating)
  • East High T-Stem program, Desoto School Systems & Shelby County Schools
  • Ace Academy (Required starting in 2020)
  • National Flight Academy (Required starting in 2020)
  • 3 Recommendation Letters -- 2 from teachers & 1 from OBAP Member
  • Pass Medical Exam 
  • OBAP Panel Interview
  • OBAP Youth Membership

Click the Apply Now button below if you are a high school student.