Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum

Programs

ACE

Aviation Career Education (ACE) Academy

This Program is designed for Youth in grades 8 – 10 who may or may not have an interest in an aviation career. The 5-day camp is based at Wayne State University. Tours include Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Metro Airport and The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum. Classroom instruction includes the History of Aviation, parts of an airplane, theory of flight…

Plane landing from flight academy

Tuskegee Airmen Flight Academy

Start your flying Career: This program formally known as Summer Flight Academy is designed for youth ages 14 to 19 years of age who want to become pilots. The program offers year round flight instruction and ground school leading to a private pilot license. Currently the program can accommodate two youth per year, however, as more aircraft become available the capacity…

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Tuskegee Airmen Flight Academy

Start your flying Career: This program formally known as Summer Flight Academy is designed for youth ages 14 to 19 years of age who want to become pilots. The program offers year round flight instruction and ground school leading to a private pilot license. Currently the program can accommodate two youth per year, however, as more aircraft become available the capacity…

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Plane landing from flight academy

Aviation Career Week

PROGRAM OVERVIEW: The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum and the Detroit Chapter of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc., exhibit a wide variety of aviation role models, to over 4,000 students during a five-day period, in February each year. This programs goal is to provide the student with a panoramic understanding of the paths to pursue to attain a career…

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Wild Blue Wonders kids taking a tour

Wild Blue Wonders

The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum runs this program as an in school program for middle schools in the Detroit Metro Area. This program uses aviation to inspire middle school age students to learn more about science, math and technology. Using a team approach, the program utilizes five prepared components or “missions”, each designed to implement…

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Wild Blue Wonders

The Tuskegee Airmen National Historical Museum runs this program as an in school program for middle schools in the Detroit Metro Area. This program uses aviation to inspire middle school age students to learn more about science, math and technology. Using a team approach, the program utilizes five prepared components or “missions”, each designed to implement…

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Wild Blue Wonders kids taking a tour
Young Eagles taking flight

Young Eagles

The Detroit Tuskegee Airmen EAA Chapter 1351 holds Young Eagles Rallies on the second Sunday of the month from April to September in an effort to attract youth to our other aviation programs. The rallies run from  10AM to 2PM and gives youth ages 8 to 17 a free airplane ride around the city of Detroit. For info 313-843-8849 or www.youngeagles.org

Children making rockets

Rocket Club

The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum Rocket Club seeks to involve youth that have an interest in aerospace science and do not want to fly airplanes. The rocket club meets the 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursday of the month from 6 to 8PM and is for youth ages 10 to 19+. The club does involve college students and adults that have an interest in highpower rocketry. The club sponsors…

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Rocket Club

The Tuskegee Airmen National Museum Rocket Club seeks to involve youth that have an interest in aerospace science and do not want to fly airplanes. The rocket club meets the 3rd, 4th and 5th Thursday of the month from 6 to 8PM and is for youth ages 10 to 19+. The club does involve college students and adults that have an interest in highpower rocketry. The club sponsors…

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Children making rockets
Children learning about drones

Drone Club

The Museum’s drone club provides instruction to organizations and youth in the knowledge required to pass the FAA part 107 written exam. The Museum teaches youth to program and fly drones responsibly. Youth 16 years old and up can earn their FAA sUAScertificate and gain experience to be hired as a drone operator.

Child working on a yellow plane

A&P Maintenance Familiarization

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…

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A&P Maintenance Familiarization

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…

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Child working on a yellow plane