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.