We are proud to announce the 2021 Scholarship Awardees for the The Red Tail Flight Academy (RFA), have been selected. RFA is a non-profit partner of Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. via our local, Irene Trowel-Harris Chapter.
Each awardee has been offered a full scholarship to receive Flight Training at RFA’s Newburgh, NY location, which will include both Private Pilot License and Commercial Pilot License training. Pending final administrative activity, we will announce their names soon.
Congratulations to each awardee! We look forward to introducing you to our community and continuing our support of your pilot training journey.
Our local chapters take the life lessons and values of the original Tuskegee Airmen – determination, courage, the refusal to accept limits, and the ability to seize opportunity – to teach career and leadership lessons using STEM and aviation-themed educational programs.
We obtain a donation of iPads from United Airlines that are issued to chapters to facilitate their STEM and aviation programs. This year some of our chapters have been able to conduct COVID-19 safe drone training.
At each national convention TAI hosts approximately 100 youth from the local area along with those attending the convention in a 2-day youth program. Over the last 3 years that has included: