The RedTail Flight Academy, based at the New York Stewart International Airport, is an all-volunteer program that has impacted 861 youth to date through a diverse series of immersive aviation themed experiences and academic disciplines. RFA represents a major milestone towards furthering the organization’s goal of bringing more diversity to aviation, making world-class flight training accessible to young, aspiring minority aviators though scholarships funded by various industry and private endowments.
Safety is the first priority in all our activities. We are committed to implementing, developing and improving strategies, management systems and processes to ensure that all our aviation activities uphold the highest level of safety performance and meet national and international standards.
Mentoring is our approach used for engaging youth who experience additional vulnerability or adversity, and are in need of positive adult support. We provide youth with mentors who can provide support, guidance, and opportunities to help our youth succeed in life and meet their goals.
We provide Academic Scholarships and Tuition Assistance support to deserving candidate. 252 to date & $275,000 in Scholarship awards.
Academic Scholarships & Tuition Assistance Program ages 17+
Early exposure to aviation science & S.T.E.M. experiences
curated for female youth ages 8-13
Please do not hesitate with any questions about our programs, mentoring & trainings. Click the button to request more information about the RedTail Flight Academy.
Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any program, mentoring or training question you might have. Click the button to request more information about the RedTail Flight Academy.