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The Knight Flight 101/OBAP 2014 Jackson Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy Camp

 

 

The 2014 Jackson Aviation Career Education Academy was held at Hinds Community College, Raymond, MS hosted by Knight Flight 101, Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) with presentation by SOL Engineering Services, LLC of Jackson MS, Pilots, Michael Andrews (American Eagle) and Lamar Buchanan (United Airlines). The students schedule included team-building activities with a focus on the STEMs, a trip to Tuskegee, AL to the historical site of the Tuskegee Airmen and tour of George Carver Washington and Booker T. Washington museums. Students also had an opportunity to tour the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. For future academies, we are looking to expand flight opportunities for students. We need your support to continue to expose our children to the world of aviation. financial sponsors are needed for airplane rental, fuel, student activities, field trips, tee-shirts and transportation.

If you have any questions, please contact the Camp Director, Kimberly Farmer at knighflight101@gmail.com.