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September 30, 2013

A Pilot Kit for the 21st Century

For years, pilots have been carrying around their pilot kit.What is in a pilot kit? Well, during the first day of ground school as a pilot, you are handed a stack of books.  One book to describe how to fly the airplane, another book to describe the systems on the airplane, another book of company procedures, regulations and rules to follow…you get the idea.  Oh wait…then there are all of the navigation charts that have all of the procedures and instructions on how to fly in and out of each individual airport.

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August 6, 2012

OBAP and FedEx – Delivering Dreams, Together!

The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) celebrated its 36th Annual Convention and Career Fair Exhibition in a historical way.  This year’s convention was held in conjunction with nine other black aviation groups for a “co-convention.”  It was the largest gathering of black aviation professionals ever and FedEx was a proud sponsor!  Among those in attendance were some original Tuskegee Airmen and George Lucas, producer of the hit movie “Red Tails,” a story that chronicles the lives of the Tuskegee Airmen! 

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