United is hosting a three-week program to give local youth an insight into #aviation careers and opportunities available to them Brian Jackson – United’s #LAX Chief Pilot and event organizer

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6/2/2022

The program will be hosted the first three Saturdays in June and will be open to youth ages 13-21. Attendees will hear presentations and get a close up look at aircraft at United’s brand-new state of the art Maintenance Facility at Los Angeles Airport. Attendees will learn about United’s Aviate Academy which is United’s own flight school. United is working to train the next generation of pilots with the goal of training about 5,000 new pilots at the school by 2030 with at least half being women or people of color.

30-40 participants ages 13-21 and their family members will be together Saturday, June 4, 2022

Brian Jackson – United’s LAX Chief Pilot and event organizer

                        Martin Elam Los Angeles World Airport Deputy Exec Director Public Safety and Security

Robert Barboza, CEO and founder of the Barboza Space Center and educator

Captain Willie L. Daniels, II, founder of Shades of Blue Aviation

Bruce Atlas, retired Chief Executive Officer, Ontario International Airport

Robert Sausedo, President Community Build, Inc., Program Sponsor

The program is sponsored by United Airlines, Shades of Blue, Barboza Space Center, Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), and Community Build, Inc. Photo courtesy Brian Jackson.

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