A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

LFA conducts character-based youth aviation programs that draw upon the LEGACY of the Tuskegee Airmen. Our comprehensive 3-tiered program works in tandem with partner organizations to help minorities and at-risk youth achieve success as aerospace professionals, particularly emphasizing military career opportunities.


The appearance of uniformed service members anywhere on this website does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Department of Defense or any of the military branches.

Explore A Career In Aviation

Early exposure to aviation is a significant factor in professional success in aerospace careers. Built on a foundation of the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the LFA combines quality character development programs and aviation experiences that inspire you to achieve their goals in STEM careers while becoming strong citizens and contributors to society.

African-Americans represent only about 2% of pilots in both military and commercial aviation

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