Ever thought about becoming a pilot?
If so, here is a great opportunity
for you. If not, you still get
OBAP- Organization of Black Airline Pilots
The goals of OBAP are to:
youth to be educationally ready
involvement in aviation through
exposure, training, mentoring,
Also another goal is to encourage networking
in black pilots.
In addition, to increase the
number of black pilors hired
Also, to Help black pilots
with their needs and concerns.
Their 3 programs are
The Aviation Career Education Program
The Professional Pilot Development Program
The Type rating scholarship Program
The Organization of Black Airline Pilots
helps their families to meet, exchange
ideas, fellowship, form a camaraderie,etc.
Obap has initiated mutual
beneficial contacts with CEOs,
vice presidents of flight operations
and personnel officers.
Politicians, business experts, entertainers,
educators, clergy, and others have met with
and helped out with OBAP.
Black aviation has gained attention in print
and broadcast media locally as well as
nationally. Some examples of these features
Ap Press releases, Black enterprise,
CNN News, Ebony, Tony Brown’s Journal,
ocal television interviews.
OBAP also helped in founding Black WIngs
exhibit at the SMithsonian Institution in
Washington DC , which showcases black
aviation pioneers and particularly some
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