Our Vision:

Legacy | Lift | Future | Thrust

NASA and Local Flying Club Teaching Kids To Be Pilots

Aired on King 5 News, Seattle Washington

 


Black Teenager Flies High and Becomes Licensed Pilot

NBC Nightly News with Lestor Holt

Some of the things we do:

  • We fly airplanes
  • We fly together and with other BPA chapters
  • We teach, coach and mentor
  • We promote pilot proficiency
    • We give airplane rides
    • We encourage youth to remain in school
    • We host fly-ins
    • We host social events

    Our Monthly Training Meetings

    May 2018 Discovery Flight

    Discovery Flight Landing

    June 2018 Monthly Meeting

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    RTH FLY Graduation 2018

    June 2018 Monthly Meeting

    RTH Flight Lessons for Youth (FLY) is a flight training program held at Paine Field, WA (PAE), sponsored by NASA through the Northwest Earth and Space Sciences Pipeline (NESSP).

    This is a BPA national program in Houston, TX during which cadets receive 10 hours of flight training and 40 hours of ground school. Red-Tailed Hawks Chapter sponsors 3-5 student members annually. 336 hours • $3600 (Full-Scholarships for Members)

    RTH Aviation Day Camp is one-day exposure to the world of aviation offered in partnership with Sam Bruce Chapter Tuskegee Airmen. Students experience the Museum of Flight and fly in real planes.


    Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club Awards

    • trophy
      1st Place Balloon Burst - 2018
    • trophy
      2nd Place Pylon Proficiency (Cat II) - 2018
    • trophy
      1st Place Formation Flying - 2018
    • 1st Place - Pylon Proficiency - 2017 Operation Skyhook
    • 3rd Place - Pylon Proficiency - 2017 Operation Skyhook
    • 2017 BEYA STEM Award for Community Service
    • 2nd Place - Pylon Proficiency - 2016 Operation Skyhook 
    • 2016 Climbers Award 3rd place for 26% membership growth
    Jesse Hayes IV
    Founder & President
    Red-Tailed Hawks Flying Club,
    Black Pilots of America, Inc. - Washington State Chapter
    A 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization
    BPAPilots.org

    Our Vision:

    LEGACY | LIFT | FUTURE | THRUST

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