Apply for Summer Flight Academy

The Nappier Chapter is searching for a prospective student to send to the Black Pilots of America’s Summer Flight Academy in 2018. Bookmark this page to see information on the 2018 Summer Flight Academy, coming in early 2018..

For several years the BPA Summer Flight Academy ( SFA ) has given young people an unforgettable experience related to flying and a view toward their potential as a participant in the aviation field. The Summer Flight Academy helps students translate their excitement about aviation and flying into a focused, positive attitude toward their academic studies, which help them form the foundation of a productive career in aviation. The SFA instructors are all experienced flight instructors who volunteer their time to share their combined experience of 165 years in the aviation field with the young people in the BPA Summer Flight Academy.

Les Morris BPA 2017 Summer Flight Academy was held July 8, 2017 to July 22, 2017 – you can view the video and get more details HERE

The BPA Summer Flight Academy is held at Texas Southern University in Houston, TX. The Nappier Chapter will provide a scholarship to the successful applicant to the Summer Flight Academy, covering their tuition (approx $3,600).

Successful participants receive 10 hours of flight time and 40 hours of ground school at SFA and may, with approval and supervision of the instructors, be allowed to perform a solo flight of an aircraft.

Applicants must have at least a B average and be between the ages of 15 – 19. Click the links below for access to a printable PDF of the SFA Brochure and Application.

2017 Summer Flight Academy Application (PDF)
2017 Summer Flight Academy Brochure (PDF)

Applications must be received on or before Friday, April 3, 2017 to the following address:

Flight Officer Connie Nappier Chapter of Black Pilots of America
c/o Aaron L. Daniels, Chapter President
89 Union Street
Norwich, CT 06360