News & Events

JOIN US FOR THE 31st ANNUAL SALUTE RECEPTION AND DINNER TBD AT 6:00 PM AT THE CHARLES H. WRIGHT MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY

This years dinner is an event packed evening that includes a celebration of the Tuskegee Airmen and the ribbon cutting of the new museum of the Tuskegee Airmen National Museum @ the Charles H. Wright Museum. 

 

A & P Maintenance Familiarization Program

This is a new program provided by The World Heritage Air Museum and the Tuskegee Airmen National Museum. The program seeks to introduce youth and young adults to the career field of aviation maintenance with hands on as well as class room instruction. Graduates from this program will be able to move on to a certified maintenance program to complete the A & P license curriculum. The program will meet on Thursdays at 6:00PM at Detroit City Airport in BAY 13. For more information call Brian Smith PhD. at 313-843-8849

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winter Youth Programs

Tuskegee Airmen Flight Academy is  a program for youth ages 14 to 19 who want to become airline pilots. Youth should also have a GPA of 2.5 on a 4 point scale or have good recommendations for good deportment. The program consist of covering the requirements to become an airline pilot and a course to pass the FAA Private Pilot Ground School Test. In the spring youth will begin to fly the Tuskegee Airmen Motorgliders. The program will be conducted every Thursday from 6:00PM to 8PM at Detroit City Airport. For more information call the Tuskegee Airmen Museum at 313-843-8849.

 

Summer Youth Programs

Aviation Career Education Academy I (ACE I) an FAA Program administered by the Tuskegee Airmen National Museum, the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, the National Black Coalition of Federal Aviation Employees, Wayne State University and the Black United Fund of Michigan. The program is open to students who will be in the 8th , 9th and 10th grades in the fall of 2019 and who may or may not have an interest in aviation. The Academy is a 5 day program from July TBD thru the TBD  of 2020 at Wayne State University. ACE Academy II is held in Ypsilanti, MI date TBD.

 

2019 YOUNG EAGLE RALLIES

At Coleman A. Young Airport from 10 AM to 2 PM on the following dates:

April 05, 2020                                  

May 03, 2020

June 14, 2020

July 12, 2020

August 09, 2020

September 13, 2020

October 11, 2020