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 of the program will be expanded. The expansion will entail more youth and other cities near Detroit and further instruction leading to certified flight instructor. The cost of the program to the youth is minimal mostly books and FAA exam fees. The program is designed for disadvantaged youth, male and female in the Metro Area.

For applications call Brian R. Smith @ 313-843-8849. Applications will be available in December of each year.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • 2.0 GPA Minimum
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • 200 Word essay entitled Why I Want to be a Pilot.
  • Completely fill out the application